About the SOPA Program

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About the SOPA Program

About the SOPA Program 

SOPA Website: https://arriveprepared.ca/
Settlement Online Pre-Arrival (SOPA) is a virtual hub providing guidance and customized pre-employment supports designed to help newcomers find and retain employment in Canada.

Immigrants can interact with SOPA staff and access various skills development courses before their departure to Canada.

Designated settlement agencies deliver SOPA across Canada, and Regina Open Door is one of them.

To be eligible to take SOPA courses, you must:

  • Live outside Canada
  • Have an English level (IELTS) 5.5 or higher
  • Have access to a computer and high-speed InternetHave received approval from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to immigrate to Canada. You must have one of the following documents:
  • A COPR (Confirmation of Permanent Residence document)
  • A letter notifying pick up of Canadian visa (for permanent resident applicants only)
  • A request for a medical examination letter
  • A passport request letter
  • A Canadian visa (but have not landed in Canada yet)
  • An IRCC invitation letter to obtain pre-arrival services

Learn More about SOPA:

https://arriveprepared.ca/ sopa-for-refugees/

https://arriveprepared.ca/ sopa-for-youth/

https://arriveprepared.ca/ courses-and-services/

SOPA Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/arriveprepared/
SOPA Saskatchewan Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/sopasask/