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History of Employment when applying for Canadian study permit

In the "Employment" section of the Application for a Study Permit Outside of Canada (IMM 1294), the following question is asked and it's mandatory to fill out the duration, current activity/occupation,...
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How much amount of money should I show to confirm graduate student visa for Canada?

I have got acceptance for a 2-year research program. Tuition fee is C$12692/year. Living expense is C$6000/year. Supervisor will give me C$5000 for the first year but that depends on my performance in ...
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What's the Canada family immigration sibling rule now?

The wording changed on Find out if you’re eligible to sponsor relatives perhaps in 2015 or so (I checked in the Internet Archive) and I do not comprehend the new one at all. First of all, I checked ...
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Can I change an IEC visa to an employer sponsored visa?

I was thinking about moving to Canada for a while under the IEC (working holiday) visa. I'm a software engineer by trade and would look for work in that industry. If I fall in love with the work / ...
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What happens if you drive in British Columbia on a foreign license for more than 3 months?

I'm planning a move to Canada and apparently you have to give up your old license in order to get a local one. This would be extremely inconvenient as I would then have issues with driving back in ...
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Student visa for an exchange program combined with tourism in Canada?

I'm planning to study in Canada as an exchange student for the Spring semester (January-April). It is okay to study in travel visa which allows me to stay at Canada for 6 months. But my plan is study+...
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Medical test for travel to Canada

I am an Indian citizen. I have a valid Canadian Student visa valid from April 2016 to March 2018. I am planning to travel to Canada in early 2017. The validity of my medical test performed for the ...
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Moving From the US to Canada

Last month I went to Canada to visit a friend. I fell in love with the place, so much so that we talked about me moving there. I plan to move there for maybe a year, perhaps longer, depending on how ...
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What are the requirements for applying for Canadian Permanent Residency?

I'm reading up about Canadian Permanent Residency and it's a bit confusing. There seems to be an "Express Entry" program, where you can apply after 1 year of work experience. But what about other ...
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What is the procedure to apply for Canadian visitor visa for parents from Canada? [closed]

I am currently in Canada on a Work permit. I am planning to apply for my parents visitor visa to Canada. Currently my parents are in Mumbai, India. Can I apply for my parents visa from Canada without ...
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How long can I stay in Canada?

I am an Irish citizen living in the USA with a permanent resident card. I own a house in Canada. How long can I stay in Canada at one time before returning to USA? And if I return to USA how soon ...
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Canada immigration round of invitations

Canada used to have at least 2 rounds of invitations every month. except for June this year, till today there is no invitation. Anyone know when is the next round of invitations, or why its been ...
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Changing study program with a study permit in Canada [closed]

Overview My fiancée and I are both living in Vancouver Canada with a study permit issued in August 2014. We both started our PhD but she decided to stopped her PhD a few months ago and to start a ...
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Can I apply for jobs in Canada while still a student?

I want to get a job in Canada before I complete my studies. I am currently a student in a country not my own. I am interested in getting work experience after my graduation in September. I know that ...
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Possibility of visa for “household members” for Canada and UK for 1 year-similar to U.S.A?

I am an Indian citizen. If I stay in U.S.A for 1 year then I can bring my parents for 1 year to U.S.A using the "B2 visa for household members". See for example here or the last answer of this stack ...
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I've completed Masters of Engineering in Computer Science from India, can I apply for MBA in Canada?

I've​ heard that, Canada Government will reject these kind of files, if already masters is completed and applying for another masters. But that's MBA-IT and now I want to be in Management side in my ...
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How do I buy and import a car from Canada to the US?

I'm a US citizen and I live in Ontario, Canada with a student visa. My car from the US was totaled. Insurance has written me a check and since I have no transportation (for instance, to go to MI to ...
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Can you work on the expiry date of a Canadian Work Permit?

If a Canadian work permit says "Valid until 17 MAR 2017" then when exactly does it expire? If you work nights, does it expire at midnight at the start or at the end of that date?
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Can I get a job in Canada with advanced degree but no work experience?

Currently, I am a PhD student in structural engineering. I am going to graduate this September, hopefully, and I am looking for job at the same time. I do not consider myself to be an academician, so ...
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Canadian “inland” spousal sponsorship and conditions of stay with a study permit

I have Canadian citizenship and my wife is a Chinese citizen on a study permit, studying in a college. I am looking to apply for inland sponsorship for her. At the same time, because of our financial ...
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Canadian Provincial Health Care for Working Holiday is 100% necessary? [closed]

I am a Canadian citizen who has been out of the country (working in Japan) for the last three years. I wish to apply for the working holiday visa to France (visa 3D category), but am required to be ...
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Freelancing in Canada without work permit

I am a EU citizen and I expect to visit Canada for an extended period (I am allowed to stay up to 6 months without a work permit). As this is a rather long period, I would like to do some freelancing ...
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Permanent residency application with adverse travel history

I am a Sri Lankan and I intend to apply for a skilled immigrant permanent resident visa in either Canada or Australia. For these countries, most of my skills are adequate to apply, but my recent ...
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Moving from North America to Europe with Desktop Computer

I'm relocating from the Toronto area to Amsterdam in a few months, and there's some things I'd like to bring with me. I'm already hitting my checked-luggage allowance on other stuff (most notably a ...
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Repeal of conditional PR in Canada

Some of you might have heard about the removal of the two year conditional permanent resident status for spousal visas in Canada. Here is a news article about the same. My question is if this is ...
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Canadian Work Permit process transfer from US to India

I am currently in USA, my employer has applied for a Canadian work permit which is expected to come in June-17. My legal allowed stay in USA is going to be end in June and, in case I dont get Canadian ...
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Work Visa for Canada

I am from India, I have got a job offer from Canada and they asked me to give all my details by mail as in Name(s): Date of Birth: Gender: Nationality: Permanent Address: Marital Status: Mobile ...
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British Citizen applying for Canadian citizenship

I am a British citizen living inside the UK. I wish to immigrate to Canada and become a Canadian citizen. I am in a long distance relationship with my partner who I have visited before and wish to ...
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Living in RV (Recreational vehicle)

Can I live in an Recreational vehicle or mobile home in Canada on a full-time basis while I am on Student Visa?
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US to Canada immigration: How long is an FBI police certificate valid?

As part of applying for Permanent Residence in Canada, the applicant must undergo an FBI background check to obtain a police certificate: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/security/police-cert/...
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How much points for BS(Software Engineering) Degree Title for Quebec skilled worker program 2015?

I am confused with title of my Bachelors Degree to calculate points for QSW 2015. Title of my Degree is BS(Software Engineering) 4 Years. Is this degree can be categorized in Bachelors in Computer ...
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Implied Status in Canada

I am almost at the end of my 2-year International Experience Canada (IEC) work permit. I have applied for a change to Visitor Status so that I can stay in Canada a while longer. If my IEC work permit ...
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Bank deposit needed show to apply for study permit in Canada

Do I need to show bank deposit to the visa-office if I have secured TA or RA as a PhD student (i.e. I have means to pay off my living cost) in a Canadian university?
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Salary structure in Canada

For a permanent employee position, I received an offer letter from an Employer. This is my first job in Canada. Offer letter mentions, Annual base salary as 1234 CAD subject to statutory ...
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Will I be allowed to enter Canada with my almost expired Canadian student visa/permit?

I had to visit my mom and parents after 2 years in Canada and to my misfortune what was supposed to be a one month holiday got extended into 4 months due to my mom's health condition. I haven't ...
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Gaining Canadian citizenship through the Army?

http://www.forces.ca/en/page/applynow-100 says To apply to the Forces, you must: Be a Canadian Citizen. http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/tools/cit/grant/cfa.asp says This section is about ...
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Confusion regarding entry date to Canada in the student visa cover letter

I have a Canadian Student Visa valid from March, 2016 to March, 2018. The letter that I received along with the visa mentions nothing about the date within which I must enter Canada before it expires. ...
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Does Canada issue Study Permits for Part-time graduate programs?

Does Canada issue Study Permits for Part-time graduate programs? For international students from the Indian subcontinent (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and so on)? To study ...
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Is proof of fund not required if you have arranged employment in Canada?

I read here that previously one either needed proof of funds or arranged employment. However, when I took the online evaluation of whether I can move to Canada without funds but with arranged ...
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Does a brother counts as close family for immigration to Canada?

I am applying to immigrate to Canada. It would be great if I could take my brother along with me. I am single. Can I take my brother along with me? Would he be considred family?
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Mon projet Québec immigration application IELTS confusion

I submitted my application successfully within the August 16-22, 2016, intake period. The IELTS information I provided was based on academic, not general training, scores (Speaking 5.5, Listening, ...
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How much does Canadian skilled worker immigration cost?

I want to know the total cost of immigration for a skilled worker to Canada.
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Canada: How to create Job seeker account in Job Bank?

As per the news letter received from CIC Canada, Below is the point mentioned: To complete your online Express Entry profile, you will need to create a Job Seeker Account with Job Bank so you can ...
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Canadian bank claims that a joint account requires two W-9 forms

My spouse and I are both US citizens who have lived in Canada for many years. We are seeking to open a joint brokerage account at an institution we haven't banked with before, and a W-9 is required. ...
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Activities in Vancouver for my visiting sister

I am an expatriate in Vancouver, BC, Canada (PhD candidate at UBC). I would like to invite my little sister to spend a summer (probably in 2016) with me and my wife at Vancouver. My little sister is ...
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Travel outside Canada during Post-Graduation Work Permit transition period

I am planning to apply for Post-Graduation Work Permit on Jan 15, 2017. And I am considering traveling back to my home country between Jan 20 and Feb 12. My study permit expires in Dec 2017 which is ...
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Customs requirements for shipping personal belongings from US to Canada via USPS

I am moving back to Canada (where I am a citizen) from the United States (where I have been working for two years under TN status). I have been planning to ship the majority of my personal belongings ...
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Do I need a degree for the Express Entry Program in Canada

Is it feasible getting a permanent permit for Canada without a degree? Considering I would have a couple of years of experience and required field, and having the highest scores in IELTS? Thanks!
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Do I need a medical exam for an IEC Canada work permit?

I am applying for a Work permit for the IEC to go to Canada, I do not fall under any of the jobs on the list that require a medical but I am going for over 6 months, do I need a medical? I have lived ...
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How many months do you have to move to Canada if you get awarded an IEC visa?

My boyfriend and myself are just about to complete the International Experience Canada application but we are hesitant because we aren't looking to go to Canada for another 10 months. If we are ...

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