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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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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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