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Benefits Of Holding A Canadian Passport

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Canada, which otherwise is also known as “Paradise for immigrants” every year surprises everyone with its annual intake of immigrants. Canada has a highly welcoming nature that also helps them in increasing its economic growth, and the easy immigration process has made Canada the ideal migrating country in the whole world. Canadian citizens also have the security of holding a status that is not easy to lose or relinquish. There are a lot of benefits that come along if you hold a Canadian passport. Below are some of the benefits of holding a Canadian passport:

  1. Right to work and live in Canada or outside Canada
    Canada is ranked the second-best country in the world to live and work at. It is, as we know, one of the top destinations for overall sustainability, cultural influence, economic influence, entrepreneurship, and primarily the quality of life. You would not require any high-level security clearance for your job. Once you get your PR, you are allowed to move to any territory or province in Canada, and also you do not need to stick to one specific job or the same province. You can freely leave Canada and re-enter whenever you want.

  2. Dual citizenship
    Canada is amongst those countries that welcome dual citizenship. If you would not be asked to leave citizenship of your home country. However, it purely depends on your home country if you have to make or not make this choice. Dual citizenship brings benefits that one can enjoy in both Canada and their home country. Also, you get a visa-free or visa-arrival facility for a good number of destinations.

  3. Renewal or extension of the passport
    Canadian citizens are issued passport that is a lot easier to renew, and it is also renewed less often than the permanent residency card. The passport allows you to travel to many, many countries without the need for a visa at times, or even if there is a requirement of a visa it is very easy to get that. When you hold a Canadian passport, you are not required to apply for a tourist visa for the United States; Canadian citizens can also seek a job in the U.S. that falls under the NAFTA treaty.

  4. Free education for children and universal healthcare
    Most of what costs is the education fee; however, the government of Canada ensures that there will be free education up to grade 12 for all the children or up till the age of 18 years. The education level in Canada is primary, secondary, and higher education. Later, when it comes down to studying in universities, people who hold Canadian passports have to pay lesser tuition fees compared to non-residents. You would also be provided with healthcare by the Canadian government and authorities. Medical care is free in Canada it covers prescribed drugs as it is all paid through taxes.

  5. The right to vote
    Canadian citizens are given the right to punch in their vote in any federal, provincial or municipal election. All you would have to do is register yourself by either registering online or visiting any nearby local elections Canada office. There are chances that your name might already be there as there is a separate database of people who are eligible to vote in the federal, provincial or municipal elections. Citizen is also eligible to run as an independent candidate or can join any established political party if they want.

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Ryan Miller

Ryan Miller

Global Assignment Editor
Ryan Miller is the Global Assignment Editor at CEOWORLD magazine. He covers anything and everything related to CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, senior management executives, business leaders, and high net worth individuals worldwide, whether lists or lifestyle, business or rankings. During his five-year tenure at CEOWORLD magazine, he has employed his expertise in data science across several roles. Ryan was previously responsible for data modelling and analytics, as well as secondary research, on the CEOWORLD magazine Custom Research team. He can be reached on email ryan-miller@ceoworld.biz. You can follow him on Twitter at @ceoworld.