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Move to Canada from Nigeria

Last Updated On : May 13 , 2023

Author: Mr. Leo
Immigration Consultant at PAIC

People looking to move to Canada permanently should prepare themselves mentally and physically before taking steps to start the immigration process. Our blog will help you decide whether you are ready to start your Application or should wait and make a strong express entry profile before applying for Canada Express Entry system.

After getting your Canadian PR, You have to find accommodation in Canada for you and your family. Suppose you are moving to Canada as a skilled worker. In that case, you should ensure the best province in Canada for your job and what documents are needed to get all benefits a permanent citizen gets from the Canadian government. Here at PAIC, we have a team of experts who will guide you through all these queries.

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Imee Pando from Nigeria has shared his positive Review for coming to Canada through the express entry program. Our experts, Mrs. Aqsa and Mr. Henry were looking for all documentation processes and answered all his queries regarding the Canadian Immigration process.

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Get Permanent Residency in Canada

Are you a skilled worker or expatriate from Nigeria and dreaming of immigrating to Canada? Well, you are not alone. Over the years, Canada has been one of the top destinations for individuals seeking a better life, career advancement, and quality education. Our team at PAIC will explore everything you need to know about immigrating to Canada as a skilled worker or expatriate from Nigeria. From eligibility requirements to the application process, keep reading to learn how to make your Canadian dream a reality. There are 2 pathways people mostly select for moving to Canada from Nigeria:

  • Express Entry program
  • Enhanced PNP program

Study in Canada as a Nigerian student

Studying in Canada can be a life-changing experience for Nigerian students, offering access to some of the world's top universities and a high quality of life. To study in Canada, Nigerian students must first obtain a study permit, which is a document that allows them to stay in Canada temporarily while they study. To obtain a study permit, students must meet certain requirements, such as being accepted into a Canadian university or college and demonstrating that they have enough money to support themselves during their stay.

Postgraduate/ Masters studies in Canada

There are many streams for international students in Canada for higher education; Canada has ranked as 4th best country in education. Following are the most selected streams from Nigerians.

  • Masters in Peace and conflict studies in Canada
  • MA Media Communications
  • MS in Chemical Engineering in Canada
  • MSc in Medical Laboratory Technology (MSc. MLT)
  • M.S. in Computer Science in Canada

Graduate/ Bachelor studies in Canada

The Canadian government has a skilled trade program for new graduates who can work OFF Campus and On Campus while completing their education. The following are the most selected graduate programs from Nigerians.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication program
  • B.Tech in Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS)
  • B.S. Computer science


The Canadian Express Entry system works on a first-come, first-serve, so if Canada issues 500 ITAs and your express entry profile gets registered after the first 600 candidates, the probability of getting a Canadian PR from the federal government is very less. Our immigration experts always assist skilled workers and international students with the best pathway for Canadian immigration.

For any queries or doubts regarding your immigration process, you can send us your message in support mail at contact@pa-ic.com. To keep updating yourself with Canada immigration news, you can follow us on our Quora space: Paul's Canada Immigration Updates.


Yes, Nigerians can apply for nursing programs in Canada. Several universities and colleges in Canada offer nursing programs for international students globally. To apply for a nursing program in Canada as a Nigerian student, you must obtain a Canadian study permit and a letter of acceptance (LOA) from a Designated Learning Institute.

A better life, career advancement, and quality education are three major factors Nigerians move to Canada. The country has ranked 4th best country in the field of education as per the news from usnews.com. Canada is always working for its citizen growth and great opportunities for students. Working hours for international students have been updated to work more than 20 hours/week. .

Yes, International students are eligible to get Canadian scholarships. You must ensure for accurate and Complete Application for a scholarship. You can apply for any of the postgraduate scholarships or undergraduate scholarships.

You should follow these steps:

  • Create an online account for Canada PR
  • Check Canada's Immigration status
  • Check application processing time
  • Pay the application fee

It could be challenging to prepare documents for returning to Canada. TEAM PAIC would assist you in investing, taxes, scheduling, health care, and real estate so that you can secure your return to Canada with your family.