Note: On 1 November 2017, the government of Canada announced multi-year immigration targets spanning from 2018 to 2020. An estimated 9,80,000 immigrants will be welcomed by Canada from 2018 to 2020. For complete projected statistics and other valuable information, click here.
This is the most key area in this program. To be eligible for this program, the candidate:
The applicant must score a minimum of CLB level 4 in either English or French. To know about the correlation between the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) levels and the various language tests approved by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), click here. The following language tests are approved for the AHSP program:
Applicants must note that the language test results must be less than 2 years old at the time of applying.
The settlement funds requirement for the AHSP must meet or exceed the values listed in the below table, depending on the size of the family.
|Number of members in the family||Funds Required (In C$)|
|7 or more than 7||8138|
A provincial letter of endorsement is a mandatory document for all AHCP applicants. The letter of endorsement is issued by the endorsing province to the applicant. The letter is valid only for a period of 6 months from the date of issuance. Hence, the applicant must take necessary steps to prevent the situation of the endorsement letter getting expired.