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Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in Canada

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Does Canada Express Entry requires valid job offer and proof funds?

My wife, my 7 year old kid and I are thinking about migrating to Canada for a permanent residence. We have followed some initial steps and we might be eligible for Express Entry . According to their ...
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Beginner Digital Nomad-Visa for Canada

I’m confused. I want to stay in Canada for 3 to 6 months to get my online business going take a break from America and get other skills that I would learn online while there and maybe take a language ...
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Canada Express Entry - Date you first became qualified to practice in this occupation

I am applying for Express Entry in Canada as a Software Engineer (NOC 2173). In the website it says that this occupation usually requires a university degree. I am ok with that, I got my degree, but I ...
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Canadian PR - status change due to marriage?

I'm originally from the UK, and received permanent resident status in Canada back in 2018. This was through sponsorship of a common law partner. We recently got married - are there any documents (or ...
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Is it possible to get 'permanently stuck' on a Work Permit status in Canada without ever attaining PR?

(International experience class does not apply to me) Unlike countries such as France or Sweden that have naturalisation after X years (5 or 6) of legal residence, I understand that staying for a ...
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Proof of funds for work permit (Canada)

In applying for a Canadian work permit, a pre-requisite is that one has a job offer in Canada. One is also required to show proof of funds that they will be able to support themselves during their ...
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Application Canadian Work Permit without LMIA

I have 8 years of IT experience and reside outside of Canada (Indian Nationality). A Canadian company is willing to offer me a job. Should they require an LMIA to get me to Canada? Are there any ...
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Application Canadian Work Permit without LMIA [duplicate]

I have 8 years of IT experience and reside outside of Canada. A Canadian company is willing to offer me a job. Should they require an LMIA to get me to Canada? Are there any options for a work permit ...
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UK Student Visa and Boyfriend

I am applying for a UK Tier 4 student visa. I have been accepted to a University for a Master's program on a partial scholarship. I have a long term boyfriend that is a British citizen. The visa ...
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Canada Express Entry: Authorised to work?

I am applying for Express Entry to Canada, therefore I am also looking for a job there to increase my points and sustain myself when I move there. Many job applications ask "Are you legally ...
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Sibling's Canada PR Card for express entry validity and proofs

I and my wife are applying for Canada PR and it seems we can get extra 15 points if we show that our sibling has got PR. My wife's sibling got PR via express entry and she landed in Canada for ...
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A question about Chinese non-criminal record for Canadian work-permit [duplicate]

I am applying for a Canadian work permit from Pakistan. I stayed in China and have to provide a non-criminal record from China as well. The question I want to ask is that I let China 40 days after ...
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I m age of 38 I have got addmission in Canadian university, what is the possibility to get study permit? [closed]

I applied for MBA full time 2 years program and I have got the admission. My age is 38 now, how much chances I have to get the study permit. As I know from saudia mostly Canadian embassy don't call ...
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Canada PR with Job offer

Hi all fortunately I got an invite to apply for PR all thanks to additional points I was able to secure post job offer. I have applied for PR and hopefully within few months I will be able to move. ...
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Importing US bought car from Canada

Background: I bought a new car in the US in 2019. I moved from the US to Canada in 2020 and completed the export and import procedures needed to register the car in Canada. So currently, the car is ...
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Practical Minimal Cost of Living in Canada for a Single Indian person (Male) [closed]

I have couple of questions regarding the Cost Of living in Canada (Ontario Region). Please kindly note that, maximum cost saving is required in all possible ways. I can live without leisure life. Only ...
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Can I apply for a Canadian study Visa with an expired passport with assurance that I would get a renewed passport before I'm required to travel?

I cannot renew my passport early enough to meet the visa application deadline. Can I apply for study permit to Canada with an expired passport with guarantee of a new one before I'm required to travel?...
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Can I come to Canada 6 months before my college starts and get work here?

My flights got cancelled due to Covid-19 and I am thinking to defer classes to September intake. I want to fly as soon as flights open before it gets banned again.
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Need help with NOC code for Unix and Production Support duties | Canada Immigration

I need help with NOC code, In my present company I work more as application support engineer and also performing SRE responsibilities, I am confused between 2282/2281/2173/2171: My roles and ...
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Emergency insurance without clear residence of a country

I am German citizen (having official secondary residence there, I.e. an address) but haven’t lived there for ten years (no job and insurance). This is where I physically reside at the very moment. But ...
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UK Skilled Worker visa after Canada Tourist visa refusal

I am an Indian citizen working in Germany for 2 years and I hold a German residence permit. In Dec 2019, I applied for the Canada tourist visa which was refused for not having sufficient funds, family ...
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Area of training for the Quebec Skilled Worker program?

My bachelors is a BSC in botany. Biological science is a combination of botany and zoology. Can I choose biological sciences as an area of training?
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Getting a Canadian visa or pr 5 years after kicked out

I was an international student in Canada from 2014 to 2016. Unfortunately I was not able to complete my studies due to monetary and personal issues. I was told to leave Canada since I didn't complete ...
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Can I get a Canadian student visa with a passport with less than 6 months on it?

Can I get a Canadian student visa with a passport that is valid for less than 6 months? My study lasts 2 years and has a co-op term.
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Can I travel back to Canada on imminently expiring work permit?

It's kind of a strange situation, I'm currently working from Canada on an employer-specific work permit and it is going to expire in February 2021 along with the W-1 category visa, i.e both work ...
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US Citizen working remotely for Canadian company can I live in the US

I am a US citizen and I will be working for a company in Canada (Toronto) as a software engineer. The company does not have any physical presence in the US, but I will be allowed to work remotely. Am ...
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Can a US citizen work remotely for a Canadian company? What are the legal, tax and immigration standards?

I am a US citizen, in the process of applying for a Canadian residence visa (I plan to move to Canada). Having a job offer in hand during the application process definitely would help my chances of ...
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NOC Code for Solution Engineer/Cloud Engineer 2173 or 2174?

I am not sure whether my current duties match Canada's NOC code 2173 or 2174. 2173: Software engineers and designers Software engineers and designers research, design, evaluate, integrate and maintain ...
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Is the living expense for a foreigner higher in Canada than in Germany?

Suppose, an international student goes abroad for a Ph.D. study with an aim to permanently reside there. This means he will not be eligible for the benefits offered by the government at least for 5 ...
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Consequences of informing bank about leaving country

I left USA in 2019, but did not inform Bank of America about this. I am currently in Canada, continue to operate my BoA account for payments, and have substantial balance in the bank account in US. I ...
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Why does Canada issue only Work Permit and not a Visa when you have applied for an extension of an old Work Permit from inside Canada?

When you apply for a Work Permit outside Canada, a Temporary Resident Visa is issued on your passport. Once you arrive at a port of entry, the Immigration officer issues a Work Permit. But when you ...
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Finding an opportunity in a Canadian company without having the permenant recidency

I finished my PhD from a European country recently and I got an offer to do a postdoc (working contract) in a Canadian university for 1 year (can be extended two). I just heard that if my postdoc ...
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Maintaining non-resident status while working remotely in Canada

I am a Canadian expat who is a permanent resident of Bermuda. At this point I have been here over seven years and have taken the steps necessary to sever ties with Canada from a CRA perspective. My ...
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Anyone ever tried Canada Immigration Express?

I'm trying to migrate to Canada, and I was sent a link to a private agency called Canada Immigration Express, from a mate who got it from an ad, I registered and paid 20$. Finally they called me two ...
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Can an employee accompany Permanent Residents moving to Canada?

We are Permanent Residents of Canada and moving to Canada from Dubai. I am pregnant and would like to bring my maid from Dubai with us. She is a Nepalese passport holder. What visa does she need to ...
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Since I am unemployed, can I get PR card any faster?

I arrived in Canada on a closed work permit (on GSS) but was terminated in less than a year because of the pandemic. I appeared for IELTS over and over again, and eventually got picked up in express ...
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Working From Home from another Country With Canadian PGWP

I recently graduated from a Canadian University last Summer and thus are eligible for Post-Graduate Work Permit. However, I am currently back in my country and thus have to apply from outside. I ...
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What makes an individual's processing time?

Currently, the processing time mentioned for sponsoring a parent to come to Canada is 20-24 months. As I understand it, it represents the fact that may be around 50-75% applications are processed ...
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A unique case of living in Canada indefinitely without PR or citizenship

How long do (grand)parents have to wait after leaving Canada after a 2 year stay in Canada on the Super visa before reentering the country for a yet another 2 year stay? Canada provides negligible ...
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What are the steps to immigrate to Canada while retaining a steady supply of needed medication?

I am a mid-30's software developer wanting to emigrate from the US into Canada -- probably Ontario (having enjoyed a vacation to Toronto a few years ago). I speak and write English fluently, but as ...
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Have been deported from the US and trying to get visa for Canada. The consequences?

I was deported from the US in 2015 for 'F-1' student visa violation. I worked outside without a work permit. Point: They didn’t catch me from any working place. For some reason I was called into ...
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Do I have to leave Canada if I leave my job on a "Work permit"?

I know that in the US, someone has to leave within a grace period after quitting a job, even if the visa is still valid (for example, 30 days for F1-OPT). How is the situation in Canada? I have a work ...
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Can I travel to Canada/Mexico to when awaiting B2 extension results?

My parents arrived in the USA for 3 months initially, but because of COVID they had to file for an extension for their B-2 stay. They filed for the extension in April and they are waiting on USCIS to ...
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Canada: will my student visa still be valid after I finish my studies?

I am a Swiss citizen and I used to be a student in UBC, Vancouver, Canada. I finished my PhD recently and moved back to Switzerland. For various reasons, I need to get back to Vancouver at some point. ...
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Working for a US-based company in Canada as an American citizen

My SO and I are contemplating moving to Toronto soon (within the next year or two) and I was curious as to what the process/restrictions/tax liability would be for us. I am currently a software ...
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J-2 visa renewal

Im a J-2 visa holder and Indian citizen. My husband is canadian and J-1 holder. Both our DS-2019 are valid. But visas expired. I had to travel to canada recently and now im here. In order to reenter ...
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27 year-old Canadian citizen looking to move to UK (can prove both grandfathers are UK citizens)

Do I need to get a job prior to my application for the UK Visa? The UK Ancestry Visa page says I need an offer, but I'm wondering how firm this is. Can I go the UK and stay for a few months while I ...
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If banned for life from entering USA for misrepresentation can we apply Canada PR through Express entry

If USA non-immigrant H-1B visa got refused for misrepresentation under (212(a)(6)(C)(i)) and banned for life to enter the USA, does that USA visa refusal will have impact in applying for Canada PR ...
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Can I pass a driving license in B.C. Canada with a valid visa but without being a resident of Canada?

Background information I am a Swiss citizen and I used to live in Vancouver, BC, Canada for the past 6 years and I moved to Switzerland three months ago. I hold a class 7 drivers license from ICBC (...
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If my US-citizen spouse visits Canada with me, can I then sponsor her for permanent residency?

I am a dual US/Canada citizen living in the United States. My wife is a US citizen only. We have both occasionally talked about whether it would be possible for us to move to Canada at some point in ...

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