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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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How long will it take to receive PR after arriving in Canada? [closed]

How long will it take to receive PR after arriving in Canada? Will that change after the Covid-19 pandemic has passed?
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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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Canadian PGWP expiring in September: chances of entry denial at border?

I’m an Indian National holding a Post-graduate Open Work Permit (PGWP) in Canada which expires on 11th September 2020. I primarily live in Canada, have a valid job offer and have been invited to apply ...
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Canada Citizenship application

I have completed four years in Canada and as a permanent resident, I was thinking of applying for citizenship. The question I want to ask if whether I need to do a test to prove my English speaking ...
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Moving to Canada - Do I need to be physically present when household goods arrive in Canada?

I am currently inquiring with movers to move my personal items/household goods from Hong Kong to Canada. I will be flying to Canada around the same time as the moving of my items and hence will arrive ...
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Do Americans need approval from the United States government in order to become Canadians?

A family member living in the states is considering a move to Canada. He has rights to apply for citizenship there in an expedited manner, since he is descended from a Canadian citizen. He has been to ...
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NOC code for Senior Software Developer - 2173 or 2174 [duplicate]

I have created an express entry profile for Canadian PR. I am confused between NOC code 2173 & 2174. I am not sure which one should I use. My job position, roles & responsibilities in the ...
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Roles and responsibilities for a Java Backend developer [duplicate]

My company has given me an experience letter and below are the roles and responsibilities listed in it. Please guide me in choosing 2173 vs 2174 as NOC code. There's still some room for changes so ...
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Canada NOC code for Backend /Java developer

I have seen this link - NOC 2173 vs 2174 but still having some doubts. I am a java developer and my day to day work involve writing code, testing it, modifying existing code as per requirements. I ...
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Applying for the BC PNP Tech Pilot Program While Working Remotely

I'm a student in BC, Canada, recently I got a job offer for a company for an IT position (DevOps Consultant), the company is located in both Ottawa and Toronto, but it doesn't have any offices in BC, ...
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Applying for a Super visa without immigration consultant or lawyer [closed]

I would like to apply for a super visa for my mother back at home but I don't have any siblings back at home and my mother is alone. She does have a brother and a sister who live close by. I am ...
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Difference in parent's name on my documents vs his name on his documents for Canadian Super Visa

My father's name mentioned in my documents differs from the name on his own ID's. On all my documents, Passport, Birth Certificate, etc., my father's name is written as Dr G N Ar***. However, in all ...
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Regarding work visas and criminal records from non-native country

If someone were to have a clean record from a their native country and country of origin, but have a criminal record in an outside country, would that affect applying for work visas in countries like ...
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Becoming a permanent resident of Canada with a remote US job

My SO and I have decided to get married and we have looking to settle down in Canada. She is a Canadian citizen and is able to sponsor my residency. I am a US Citizen. We are choosing Canada since her ...
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Can filling an employer abuse claim affect my chances of citizenship?

I arrived in Canada on a closed(employer-specific) work permit and was terminated. This happened amid the coronavirus pandemic. My employer quickly terminated me after bringing me here on a global ...
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Renew California drivers license after expiration: Does it make a difference if I have the (expired) card or not?

I have the following situation: Lived in California for 7 years under F-1 visa and had DL (+RealID). My current ID expires in Aug. I "temporarily" moved to Canada for about a year. I will come back ...
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Requirements for US retiree to move to Canada

We’re not planning to move to Canada, but we’re curious about the requirements.  A government website has a multiple-choice app to tell you if you’re eligible. But it won’t work unless you have a ...
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How does foreign drivers license exchange work in Quebec?

I have read everything I could find but I did not find answers to the most important question: How does the exchange work PHYSICALLY? (Note: my DL is from one of the countries with a reciprocal ...
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Can someone working in USA with H1B visa get PR of Canada?

If I have a H1B visa and working in USA, can I apply and get PR of Canada? If so, how much time will it take considering that I would be staying in USA?
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Can green card holders travel from country (restricted to travel due to COVID-19) to US via Canada using eTA?

This link https://ca.usembassy.gov/travel-restrictions-fact-sheet/ says: U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, and individuals with valid travel documents will be exempted. Does it mean one can ...
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International student going to Canada

Is it possible for international students who are newly admitted to Canadian universities for the September 2020 intake allowed in to the country amidst the Covid-19 pandemic? I already know that the ...
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TN Visa and Apartment Rental Contracts/Leases

I have a question that seems like it would be common, but I have not found much online about it. I have a job offer that requires moving from Canada to the US on a TN visa. When it comes to visas, my ...
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Can I get a Canadian Student permit (visa) during covid-19?

I am a Yemeni citizen who applied for university in Canada of the spring term and got accepted and then I applied for the Canadian work permit or visa on 7th of March 2020 , and then they requested ...
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How can I correct an error in my IMM 5710e form?

I would like some urgent advice. I recently submitted my PGWP application (on the 27th of April) to IRCC, I applied online. I am yet to hear back from them. However, I realized that I have made an ...
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Obligations of Canadian university hiring remote California worker?

Asking for a friend. A Canadian university wants to hire me as a remote employee. I'll be working in Los Angeles. My annual salary is $60000 in 2020, and would be more in 2021. Which of these things ...
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Explanation for rejection reason: level of establishment

I applied for a Canada study visa last month but after some time I got a refusal on the basis of following reasons: level of establishment language financial ability you are not genuine student ...
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Is it advisable for a Mexican citizen to apply for a TN visa while being in Canada?

So the situation is that a company is interested on hiring me, as far as I can tell it is possible to apply for a TN visa while being legally in Canada (which is the situation), but I also heard that ...
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How long can I be out of the US on a TN (NAFTA) visa?

Due to the spread of the coronavirus my organization is recommending (essentially mandating) that all employees work from home (WFH) until further notice. I was planning on traveling to Canada from ...
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Could one leave / migrate away from Canada after making citizenship application

I have a specific question on Canada citizenship. If somebody have spent required amount of residency years on PR & satisfied requirements for application for Canadaian citizenship. I read that- ...
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Dependent visa for unmarried partner EU/Canada

I am looking to relocate to Europe (preferably Spain/Germany) or Canada, visa sponsorship for me shouldn't be an issue as my company has offices in all these locations. But I am worried about my ...
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Does visitor status to Canada require an outgoing flight?

My girlfriend (British Citizen) will be flying to Canada from the UK on an eTA and requesting visitor status from the border official. She plans on possibly applying to extend her visitor status at a ...
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Documentation needed for a Canadian citizen living outside Canada to sponsor their spouse to immigrate to Canada

According to the government of Canada [1], If you’re a Canadian citizen living outside Canada, you must show that you plan to live in Canada when the persons you want to sponsor become permanent ...
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Create EOI login in SINP with ECA status as “NO” and Express Entry profile as “NO”?

My query is, I've acquired my IELTS but the ECA (Education Credential Assesment) is not yet complete. Can I proceed to create an EOI profile in SINP with ECA status as "NO" and with Express Entry ...
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Canadian's car in USA

I live in Boston MA with a TD visa. I don't want to buy a car in USA. Can I drive my Canadian car (car registered in Canada) here? How long can I drive it? How about car insurance? Any detailed ...
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Applying for visitor visa from within Canada for Work Permit holder

I currently hold a valid work permit in Canada. However, I want to attend an event in a month after the expiry of my status in Canada. I am thinking of applying for a visitor visa. Does anyone know if ...
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How can I smog check my car on Vancouver Island to renew my California Vehicle Registration?

I just moved to Vancouver Island, Canada from California a little over a month ago. I just received the letter for the registration renewal which also says I need a STAR certified smog check for it. I ...
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Can someone get paid for live streaming (video games) while on a Canadian Visitor Status (eTA)

My girlfriend will be coming to Canada with me from the UK. She will be on an eTA (Visitor Status) and would like to do video game live streams while she is there. Is she allowed to do so and receive ...
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Can a US expatriate who has not filed taxes in the US return to the US for a visit?

Here's the story... My family emigrated from the US to Canada when I was an infant and my older sister was about 4 years old. Nobody renounced US citizenship but we did become naturalized Canadian ...
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Canadian with dual nationality marrying with the second nationality, will my marriage be valid?

I have Canadian and a European country's nationality. Currently I live in Europe and I plan to marry a Chinese citizen in Europe. My question is if I marry with my European nationality will the ...
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How long will it take for the secondary (accompanying person) to get the Express Entry PR Canada?

My husband and I got our ITA for Express Entry Canada and we were unmarried when we applied for this. And we got married a month before we got the ITA. Now, should we decline my ITA and accept & ...
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Can my girlfriend go to Canada on a visitor Visa while waiting for a working holiday visa?

My girlfriend is British and has has entered the visa pool (she waits to be picked to apply, then will have to submit her application). She wants to come with me, but we have to wait until she is ...
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Is French language compulsory for Quebec Skilled Visa?

There is a Quebec-Selected Skilled Visa that enables Permanent Residence of Canada and staying in Quebec. The province has its own rules of selection criteria. In those rules, there is a requirement ...

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