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Can a US green card applicant living in Canada apply for a US tourist visa?

I recently moved to Canada. I am not Canadian and not a Canadian Permanent Resident. My brother has petitioned a green card application for me 5 years ago. My application takes more than 12 years and ...
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UK youth mobility visa to spouse visa

I'm Canadian and getting married in Canada in 5 weeks. My fiance is British. The plan was to go to the UK right after the wedding (I don't normally need a visa to come for up to 6 months) and apply ...
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Transitioning from Visitor to Spousal Visa in Canada for a PhD Student's Spouse

Travel Stack Exchange Community, I am a PhD student currently studying at the University of British Columbia in Canada under a study permit. I am seeking advice regarding visa processes for my wife. ...
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How can I submit an application online for extension of work permit in Canada?

My work permit has expired on December 31, 2023. I need to submit an online application. I am not finding the page I need to create an account. How can I submit an application online for extension of ...
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Married but separated without divorce. What should I write in the application form?

I am applying for Canadian permanent residency (PR). I am married but my husband and I are separated for quite some time now. However, we are not divorced because in our culture divorce has a lot of ...
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I overstayed a visa in the UK, now I'm worried my visa will be refused when applying for Spouse Open Work Permit in Canada

I'm applying for a Spouse Open Work Permit in Canada and there's a question: "Have you ever been refused a visa or permit, denied entry, or ordered to leave Canada or any other country or ...
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Printing forms from CIC permanent resident portal

Has anybody who applied for permanent residence on the Canadian immigration portal figured out how to print out already filled online immigration forms for purpose of validation and keeping personal ...
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US citizen and a current Canadian Tax resident. Can a US company hire me on a W2 and be compliant to IRS and CRA?

I am a us citizen and a Canadian tax resident, living in Canada. I have an offer from a US employer and they would hire me only on W2, no C2C or 1099. Employer has no Canadian legal entity. What ...
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Canada Study Permit: Please help me write the Explanation letter as to the Source of fund

My DPS 1, DPS 2, DPS 3, DPS 4, FDR 1, FDR 2. My spouse is also my sponsor. She is showing her DPS 1, FDR 1, FDR 2. As proof of money for the Canada study permit, we are displaying the aforementioned ...
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Canada Student Visa Application Establishing Country Tie Suggestions

I am married with one daughter and have parents and some assets in my home country. When crafting my Statement of Purpose (SOP) for a Canadian student visa application, what should I prioritize in ...
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Getting issued the skilled worker visa of UK by practicing as a physiotherapist in Canada

I am a citizen of the South Asian country India and I am trying to get into Canada for practicing there as a physiotherapist. I am consequentially thinking to apply to the Permanent Residence (PR) and ...
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Dual intent Canada, TRV and PR thru PNP

I am applying for a study permit in Canada, and I want to use the same opportunity to apply for permanent residence thru PNP. If I apply and get my study permit approved, can I in turn, apply for ...
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Got my Canada PR application approved - cannot leave Ukraine, the visa has already expired, do I have a chance to have my visa re-issued?

I applied for EE (FSW) in 2020 and got it approved in 2022. I am a Ukrainian citizen, male 31, currently in Ukraine, thus cannot leave the country. I sent my passport via courier and got the visa ...
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Do you need a Canadian certified translator for permanent residence applications?

The instructions for sponsoring a spouse or dependent for permanent residence in Canada state the following about the submitted documents: Translation of documents You must include the following ...
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If I come to Canada on a Critical Worker Program, can I move to another province?

If I have this New Brunswick Critical worker program PNP, if I come into Canada, can I relocate to Ontario / Toronto and leave New Brunswick?
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Iranian seeking political asylum in Canada

I've been a political prisoner way back in my life, but I was living my life with many hardships that my background brought to me. However, recently the political climate in my country has been so ...
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What is the expected cutoff score for each of the category under category-based selection for the Express Entry to Canada?

IRCC of Canada has announced the Express Entry category-based draws. What would be the expected CRS cutoff score for each of these categories? IRCC hasn't announced the expected cutoff score. I have ...
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Are these duties suitable or sufficient to apply for PR and also under which NOC code?

Job Title: Inventory Control Technician • Monitor inventory cycle counts. • Notify appropriate parties when inventory items need to be ordered according to specific thresholds and minimum re-order ...
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How are RSUs granted in the USA taxed in Canada?

I am a non-resident for tax purposes in the USA. RSUs were granted in the USA and will vest on July 15th. My USA EAD ends on July 5th and I will be on unpaid work suspension for ~10 days. If my job's ...
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What’s the right NOC code for this position?

I’m having a hard time deciding between either NOC53100 or NOC64320 for my position. I have attached the job description specified in the offer letter, but it sounds a bit generic. This will be my ...
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Canadian citizenship for adopted person

I am working on getting Canadian citizenship for our daughter who we are in the process of adopting (bolivia). Part 1 of the process is yo confirm the ability to pass on our citizenship and that has ...
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General Steps to immigrate to Canada as a Family

I have been looking into how to migrate to Canada as a family Me: 47 years - developer with 22 years of experience (in my country) Wife: 38 years - graduates by Nov-2023 in Business Management Kid: 8 ...
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Exchange my Australian P2 driver license in Ontario Canada?

I got into this driving thing kinda late, which means I have a probationary driver's license from Victoria, Australia that looks kinda like this: I have built a family over the past years and we ...
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Does a spousal open work permit application count towards maintained status?

I entered Canada on eTA I applied to extend my stay as a visitor The original 6 months of the eTA passed but I maintained my status because of the pending application I married a Canadian citizen My ...
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Does Canadian spousal open work permit get affected if the other spouse with company bound work permit moves countries?

I have a friend who is on work permit bound to a company in Canada. His wife has open work permit resulting from his work permit. He will be moving to the US and wondering if his wife can stay in ...
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Is it safe to enter the consulate/embassy of the country I escaped from as a refugee?

I'm a refugee living in Canada. I escaped from my country, and I have two questions. Is it safe for me to enter the consulate/embassy of my country? Note that I'm a "criminal" in my own ...
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What is the issue with Canadian tax regime?

One of my cousins lives in Toronto, Canada. Her husband is an accountant who works in a private company. Last year, he was offered a promotion which he denied. According to him, he would have to pay ...
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Dutch Citizenship - grandparents are Dutch

My maternal grandparents were born in the Netherlands and immigrated to Canada in the late 1950s. They were landed immigrants and never got their Canadian citizenship. My mother was born in Canada in ...
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Intra company Transfer to Canada : Company Requirements

I have been acting as a CEO of a small India-based company which I started with a partner in 2017. The tax returns have been filed every year and it is an active company. The other partner moved to ...
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Can I still file taxes and how could this affect my citizenship application?

OK So here is my Canada Timeline: Sept2019- Mar 2020 Closed work permit and employed Mar 2020- Apr 2021 Closed work permit and unemployed Apr 2021- August 2021 Open work permit and unemployed August ...
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Do overseas convictions appear in your home country's records?

I am a Canadian living in a European country. I was convicted of a misdemeanor and now have a record in that country. Would this country have shared the conviction with Canada?
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Shall CBSA suspect non-prescription vitamins and supplements mailed to Canada, from Western Europe?

My family in Canada rely long term on, but cannot afford, NON-prescription vitamins and supplements in Canada. They can be bought MORE CHEAPLY without prescription in Western Europe, where I am ...
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CAN/US citizen living in US, working for a Canadian company

I am a Canadian/US dual citizen and recently moved to the US. I kept my existing job as it was a remote IT job. I am currently on payroll in Canada but would like to transition to paying taxes in the ...
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Is it possible to leave LMIA job for a better offer upon getting express entry (Canada) visa

If I get an offer from JobBank in Express Entry profile and because of that job I get invitation, do I have to join that same job offer upon migrating or can I still get a better offer and work ...
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As a US citizen, can I work remotely for a US company while living in Canada?

I am a US citizen working for a fully remote US company. We hire internationally as well, but as far as I know our non-US team members are contractors (we do have Canadian team members). Outside of ...
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Points in Express Entry would automatically be deducted if person ages while waiting in the pool?

applied 6 months back to Express Entry. But since waiting in the pool and the fact Canada IRCC had halted Express Entry due to pandemic, my age got higher. Now once the Express entry pool open, will ...
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How do I obtain a visitor record after immigration forgot to give me one?

I am a researcher from Germany who came to Canada on June 1st to work on a research project. I am coming under the 120 day work permit exemption and hold a German passport. I immigrated directly from ...
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What coastal ports in Norway ship to Toronto, Canada? Disregard Oslo

My sister needs to ship choses in possession from Ikornnes (Western Norway) to Toronto (Canada) — like her pricey sofa, mattress, office chair — all made in Norway! Obviously it wastes fuel and ...
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How do I exempt Canadian tax from a good that arrives in Canada, way before my return to Ontario after > 7 days away?

Daughter is a Canadian citizen, but now in England. She shall not fly back to Canada until October 2022, at the earliest. To take advantage of a clearance sale in England — she bought a sofa made in ...
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UK and Canadian taxes

My son who is a Canadian citizen and pays Canadian taxes will be working in London UK for about 3 months. He will likely be making a little more than the basic personal allowance of £12,570. What is ...
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What's the cheapest way (to hire another person) to move furniture from Buffalo (NY) to Toronto (Canada)?

I must relocate just my expensive $3K USD office chair, which my employer bought for me. I kept — and can REuse — the manufacturer's original packaging. Rule out driving, crossing the border, and ...
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Required visa category

I want to join a postdoctoral position at Canada. In which category I should apply for visa study permit(from outside Canada) or work permit (from outside Canada)?? And approx how much time it will ...
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Canadian Citizen with Irish passport and summer job in UK - where to pay taxes?

My son has an 8 week summer job in the UK. He is Canadian but holds an Irish passport as well (due to grandparent's being Irish). I understand he can work in the UK without a visa due to his Irish ...
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Is there anything I need to do to adapt the Canadian Healthcare System as a new immigrant?

I will be moving to Mississauga, Ontario, in the near future with my kids. I heard that Canadian healthcare system is public and much better than any other nation. However, I might have to wait in the ...
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How to find a law firm that is verified by Quebec government?

I heard that there are only a few law firms that are verified by Quebec's government that can provide immigration support. Though there are many search results from Google, I still like to find the ...
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Dual citizen, can I leave the US with a different passport and be considered departed?

I am a dual citizen - Canada and Country B (a country in Asia that does not allow dual citizenship). I entered the US with an F1 visa on my passport from Country B. I took a leave from school and my ...
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How to get certified copies of Canadian ID documents while abroad?

I am trying to apply for Canadian citizenship for my Bolivian adopted daughter. The first step is to prove the Canadian citizenship of the parents and they ask for certified copies of ID and proof of ...
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Regarding My Revoked Passport

I have a Korean passport and I'm on 3 year PGWP. I'm planning to apply for PR in about 3 months after I gain my 2 year work experience in Canada. The thing is, I have a military duty back in Korea ...
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I took Celpip General test in 2021. My scores are: Speaking 8, Reading 8, Listening 8, Writing 7. What is my overall CLB score?

I'm confused about CLB scores. As, neither IRCC nor Celpip official websites do not have any information regarding my question. I cannot understand either I have CLB 7 or CLB 8 ?
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Student Visa inquiry - Canada

My wife is a Bangaladeshi who has a Bangaladesh passport whereas I am from Sri Lanka and I have a Sri Lankan passport .We are newly married and we reside in Colombo. My wife is considering applying ...
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