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Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in Canada

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Expired PR Card of Canada

I got my Canadian residency in April 2006 and I stayed out of the country due to unavoidable reasons. I only stayed in the country of Canada for 5 days. My PR card expired in April 2011. I am a ...
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Canada Immigration: Who should be primary applicant

I am from India studying in Quebec, Canada and now I wish to apply for Permanent Resident status. Obviously, I am on study permit and my wife is accompanying me on an open work permit. Also, my wife ...
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Do I need to have an ETA if I am getting work permit?

As I will be going to Canada to work, while I understand that I will need to go to the immigration checkpoint to get my permit, do I need to get an ETA beforehand?
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Can I obtain some land on lease from the government to do some livestock farming?

I am planning to immigrate to Canada. My primary aim is to have some diploma in livestock farming. After finishing my diploma, Can I obtain some land on lease from the government to do some ...
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IELTS score | secondary applicant & primary applicant

Me & my husband approached IELTS for FSW last month. My results: Listening: 8.0 Reading: 7.0 Writing: 6.5 Speaking: 7.0 ------------------ Overall: 7.0 My husband's results: ...
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How long does it take to get a Canadian student visa?

I have just received an offer letter from Canada for my student visa. How long would it take for me to receive the visa if I apply today? Also, how much earlier than the intake time (September) would ...
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Query on point system of Express entry Canada

I got an IELTS score being Non-English as primary language: Listening-6.5 Reading-6.0 Writing-6.0 Speaking-6.0 My wife has an IELTS score: Listening-7.0 Reading-5.5 Writing-6.0 Speaking-6.0 How ...
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Canadian Residency

My partner and I just got to Canada and I'd like to live here for the next couple of years. I'm wondering what the best approach is to legally stay in Canada for 3+ years. I'm 29 years old, male and ...
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Best of 2 IELTS Scores?

Just curious about the question: if one had two genral IELTS Scores which are still valid: first general IELTS: L8 S8 R6 W6 second general IELTS: L6 S6 R7.5 W7 like best will be: L8 S8 R7.5 W7? ...
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common law partner requirement

Good day, My name is Abike, please assist clarify. My partner is the primary applicant for immigration application to Canada. However, is it necessary for me to verify my degree with WES to enable it ...
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Express entry for canada

My IELTS score is as under Listening : 8.5 Reading : 6.5 Speaking : 7.0 Writing : 7.0 Am i eligible for applying for the express entry program for immigration to canada
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ECA for Bachelor degree

I have done Bachelor of Technology course (4 years) from India. Do I need to have ECA for Bachelor degree only or should I have it for my 10+2 i.e. higher secondary as well? More specifically, should ...
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Is a lawyer/immigration agent required to fill a Express Entry application?

Is a lawyer or immigration agent required to fill a Express Entry application? Can I apply by myself? Is there any difference in scoring or evaluation between an application self-submitted and one ...
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Query on IELTS score for express entry visa Canada

I am a database administrator with 7+ years experience and final qualification is Masters of computer applications. This is my IELTS Score and am the primary applicant Speaking: 6.0 Listening: 7.0 ...
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A Query on IELTS score for express entry Canada, as a secondary applicant

Can any one help us with regarding IELTS score? I am VFX artist with 7 years of experience. This is my IELTS Score and am the secondary applicant. My wife already got the required band score. ...
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Entrepreneurship visa/migration without investment?

I am entrepreneur working on online businesses for local markets, and had some successful projects before. Now I wish to move to a EU or North America, and start a new business there, but most ...
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Living in the US on an F2 visa and working remotely for a Canadian company

I'm aware I can't work in the US on a F2 visa. However, would it be possible to be employed by a Canadian company to work remotely from the US?
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Do I need to transfer my foreign driving license if I don't plan to own a car in Ontario, Canada?

I have a Dutch passport and Dutch driving license, and I have recently moved to Canada (Ontario). Government instructions on transferring driving licenses all seem to assume that new residents will ...
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Can I get an Ontario Photo Card as a temporary resident?

I am a temporary resident of Ontario, on a three year Work Permit. When applying for a credit card, I was told I was required to have an Ontario Photo Card. Can I get such a card if I am temporarily ...
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Quebec skilled worker program 2015

I had been through the newsletter about QSWP program that is yet to launch in month of April, 2015. As per the selection factors given here, below is my score chart as single applicant, Education: ...
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Health Insurance dual UK and Canadian Citizen long term stay in France

I am Canadian with UK passport living in France for 10 months. We have been here for 3 already. I would like to know if I and my dependents qualify for an EHIC card. We are not residents of France, ...
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Can Canada-UK dual citizen get EHIC?

My daughter is a Canadian citizen/resident who also has a UK/EU passport. She's going to study in France for 4 months next January. Can she obtain a European Health Insurance Card and if so, how would ...
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Front-end web development - work demand in Saskatchewan

Does any body have an idea about the demand of front end web development work of IT sector in Saskatchewan? I am moving to this province with PR status with these technical skills.
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Which is the nearest town to saskatoon(SK) for economic living?

I have a plan to move to saskatchewan(CANADA) with PR status. I would be moving alone to Saskatchewan and my family members would be joining me after my job settlement. I would prefer sharing ...
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New Zealand or Canada, which is the better destination? [closed]

From career aspect, I am a front-end web developer, received Permanent Residence status for both New Zealand and Saskatchewan (Canada). Currently a citizen of India. I cannot move out of Saskatchewan ...
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buying car in USA with Canadian driver licence

If I live in USA now, but have a Canadian driver licence, can I buy and register car here or I need to register and get car insurance in Canada? I works in US by TN visa. I applied for SSN, but didn'...
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Working but not studying with a student visa in Canada

I have a 4-year-long Canadian student visa (issued in August 2014). I have both a French and a Swiss passport and I used my Swiss passport when I applied for my student visa. I love my life in Canada ...
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Can I apply for a work permit while entering Canada, after submitting an application online?

I am a US citizen, going to Canada soon to work for one year (as a postdoc). I applied online for a work permit some time ago, but I haven't heard anything yet, and given the current processing times ...
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Canada immigration from USA for an indian

I am on H1B visa in the USA, and I want to move to Canada, what is the process for doing so and if anybody knows any consultant who can do that for me, that would be helpful.
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Query on re-apply in Express Entry system

If an applicant is dropped in end of Jan 2015 Express Entry pool draw due to poor scoring, Can the applicant re-apply with a new express entry profile with better IELTS score in the same year?
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Query on comprehensive ranking system - Express Entry

I have two IELTS score with two attempts. ability Listening Reading Writing Speaking IELTS Test 1 6.5 5.5 6.5 7.0 IELTS Test2 6.0 ...
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IELTS, TEF for express entry Canada. Where to take them.. could be anywhere I like?

I'm applying for an express entry residency for Canada. Can I take the IELTS and the TEF exams ANYWHERE I want to or are there specific institutions which are valid for this procedure? Can't seem to ...
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Can IELTS Academic is acceptable for Quebec Skilled Worker Immigration Application?

Does IELTS Academic is acceptable for QSW immigration ? This link tells it but i am not sure yet . http://www.canadim.com/new-qsw-list-2015/
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IELTS Academic and Canada Express Entry

I have IELTS ""Academic"" with 7 total score and all sub-score above 6 Can I use it for Canada Express Entry ?
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IELTS for Canadian permanent residence [duplicate]

My IELTS score is as follows Listening 7 Reading 6.5 Writing 7.5 Speaking 7.5 Over all band score 7 Does it qualify for Canadian permanent residence application
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CLARIFICATION ON IELTS SCORE [duplicate]

This is my IELTS Score and am the primary applicant. Speaking:7.0 Listening:5.5 Writing:5.5 Reading:5.0 Overall score:7.0 Please clarify for me whether I am eligible to apply for the express entry ...
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My dad was born to Canadian diplomats in Ghana. How does this affect his citizenship status?

As it says up in the title, my dad was born to (working) Canadian diplomats in Ghana. I was born in the United States, and before that my dad had lived most of his adult life in Canada. I'm not sure ...
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UK passport for Canadian [duplicate]

My father was born in the UK in 1944 to a British mother and Canadian father. In 1947 they moved to Canada, where I was born in 1975. Though he is now a Canadian citizen does my father's birth in ...
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Express Entry : Applying with dependents [closed]

I am planning to apply for Canadian PR via Express Entry under FSW. I am married and have a kid. Please can you suggest : Is it mandatory to include dependents (spouse and son) while applying? If it ...
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US visa cancelled with prejudice, can I apply PR visa for Canada or Australia?

My B1/B2 visa has been cancelled recently (cancelled with prejudice), I want to apply for Australia or Canada PR. Can I apply? I was travelling with my two kids to visit my husband. My husband landed ...
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Is ECA required for spouse education - Express Entry

ECA is done for principal applicant (that is me). Principal applicant would like to immigrate with family (spouse & daughter). Does it require to perform ECA (Education credential evaluation) ...
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Query on filling “IMM 0008 General application form for Canada”

To apply for provincial nominee certificate from Saskatchewan, SINP is requesting to submit IMM 0008 general application form for Canada along with provincial forms. In this general application form, ...
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QSW (Quebec Skilled Workers) program area of training points [closed]

I applied for the QSW (Quebec Skilled Workers) program last May 2014. Based on my previous assessment, I am eligible for the program. I got my file number last August 2014. Unfortunately, the Quebec ...
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Query on foreign work experience

As per new point system for Canada, Does foreign work experience does not add any value? As mentioned With Canadian work experience and foreign work experience in this link, Do we require 1 year ...
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Eligibility requirement for “New Brunswick PNP”

This link provides detailed eligibility requirements for the various categories of the NBPNP. I have a question from below para: Candidates are assigned a score based on the information provided, ...
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Should I first get a visitor visa to study Chinese or apply directly for resident visa? [closed]

I want to go to Taiwan soon to study Chinese for more than 6 months, and I found out I can either apply for a resident visa from Canada or first get a visitor visa (renewable to a total of 6 months) ...
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Format of settlement statement - NSNP

I am applying for Canada immigration under NOVA SCOTIA demand - express entry program. To seek a nomination from this province, I need to write the statement of intent in my application form. Do we ...
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Canadian pension plan savings withdrawal upon leaving [closed]

I found a post on this forum that talked about Canadian pension funds being "withdrawable" See answer here : What happens to my saved Canadian pension funds when my SIN expires? I've been in Canada ...
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What happens to my saved Canadian pension funds when my SIN expires?

The Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN) is used, among others, by the Canadian Pensions Plan (CPP). My social insurance number is a temporary one, as I am a temporary resident of Canada (work ...
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Canada Federal Skill Worker work experience [closed]

I have applied for PR under Canada Skill Worker 2014 and received positive eligibility review. CIC have sent my application from Sydney in Canada to my local visa office. In my application for my work ...

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