Apply for Permanent Residency: Caring for people with high medical needs
You must have at least 24 months of full-time work experience in Canada in the four years (48 months) before you apply.
Your experience must be in one of these jobs listed in the Canadian National Occupational Classification:
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses ( 3012)
Licensed practical nurses ( 3233)
Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates ( 3413)
Home support workers and related occupations ( 4412)
Only Home support workers are eligible under 4412. Housekeepers are not eligible.
2. 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
3. You must have a completed:
Canadian post-secondary degree, diploma or certificate of at least one year
foreign degree, diploma or certificate and
an original Educational Credential Assessment (ECA)