New PR Pathways for Hong Kong residents in Canada

Lisa C. Citizenship & Immigration, Updates

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced today that eligible Hong Kong residents in Canada can now apply for permanent residence through two new pathways that will be available until August 2026.

More information about this announcement:

To apply, eligible Hong Kong residents must:
  • have valid temporary resident status
  • be in Canada when they apply for permanent residence and when it is granted
  • meet the specified language and education requirements

Detailed information about who is eligible and how to apply is available on IRCC’s official website: