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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations

Version of section 113 from 2006-03-22 to 2010-03-31:

Marginal note:Permanent residence

  •  (1) A foreign national becomes a member of the live-in caregiver class if

    • (a) they have submitted an application to remain in Canada as a permanent resident;

    • (b) they are a temporary resident;

    • (c) they hold a work permit as a live-in caregiver;

    • (d) they entered Canada as a live-in caregiver and, for a cumulative period of at least two years within the three years immediately following their entry,

      • (i) resided in a private household in Canada, and

      • (ii) provided child care, senior home support care or care of a disabled person in that household without supervision;

    • (e) they are not, and none of their family members are, the subject of an enforceable removal order or an admissibility hearing under the Act or an appeal or application for judicial review arising from such a hearing;

    • (f) they did not enter Canada as a live-in caregiver as a result of a misrepresentation concerning their education, training or experience; and

    • (g) where they intend to reside in the Province of Quebec, the competent authority of that Province is of the opinion that they meet the selection criteria of the Province.

  • Marginal note:Calculation

    (2) The cumulative period referred to in paragraph (1)(d) may be in respect of more than one employer or household and need not be without interruption, but may not be in respect of more than one employer or household at a time.

  • SOR/2004-167, s. 80(F)

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