Can I live in Canada if I am a US citizen?
Legally Live In Canada.
Apply for permanent resident status to live in Canada legally as a US citizen.
Permanent residents can obtain Canadian healthcare coverage, work and study in Canada, and apply for citizenship.
You will also pay Canadian taxes and follow all local laws.
Can US citizens work in Canada?
Americans Working in Canada
If you are an American citizen, you may be eligible to apply for a Canadian work permit or apply to work in Canada under the Skilled Worker Program, which could lead to permanent residency.
Can I just move to Canada?
Yes. There is no short-cut for an American to move to Canada. As an American, you can visit for up to 6 months without a visa, but you will not be able to legally work while you are there. To permanently move to Canada, you must do so legally or risk deportation.
Can a retired US citizen move to Canada?
Living in Canada part time is the easiest route.
While traveling to Canada is relatively easy for U.S. citizens, retiring there permanently is a different story. When applying for entry through some immigration programs, age may be a factor, making it difficult for older Americans to gain permanent residency.10 Mar 2017