How to apply for permanent residence through Caring for People with High Medical Needs program?
To apply for permanent residence through this program, you must:
have worked for two of the last four years as a registered nurse, registered psychiatric nurse, licensed practical nurse, nurse aide, patient service associate or home support worker, in Canada and with a permit;
be licensed to practice in Canada, if applicable;
meet minimum language levels for your job (use your test results to find your CLB level):
if you got your work experience in Canada as a registered nurse or registered psychiatric nurse (NOC 3012), you must meet minimum CLB 7 in either English or French for all four language abilities.
if you got your work experience in Canada in any other eligible job (NOC 3233, NOC 3413 or NOC 4412), you must meet minimum CLB 5 in either English or French for all four language abilities
have a Canadian post-secondary education credential of at least one year or an equivalent foreign credential supported by an Educational Credential Assessment.
Your work experience must fall into one of the following categories to qualify for this program: