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How does an H&C applicant show they are settled in Canada?

An H&C applicant can show how settled or established they are in Canada by including information about:

  • how long they have lived in Canada
  • why they have been living in Canada
  • their work history in Canada
  • their level of education
  • their skills and training
  • volunteer work done in Canada
  • their ability to speak English or French
  • any children born in Canada
  • family members here who are willing and able to help the applicant
  • any assets or savings they have in Canada

An applicant who received social assistance should explain why they needed it.

Last updated: Apr 14, 2016


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