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Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in Canada

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Will it ruin my chances to be PR in Canada if I marry my foreign boyfriend?

I am an international student and graduating next year June and I was wondering if marrying my boyfriend (who will be on a tourist visa) in Canada after my graduation will affect my chance to be ...
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Got Canadian student visa without medical done!

I got a Canadian student visa but no medical done yet. I got my passport with visa stamp. Is this okay? Am I going to have any problem later when I arrive in Canada? I got my admission for Fall 2017 ...
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How easy is it to find a manual car in North America?

I'm considering moving to the US or Canada and know that I will almost definitely have to buy a car to live there, but, for reasons I needn't expound, I feel extremely unsafe driving a car with an ...
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Is the 3 month limit on driving with your foreign license valid for each individual province or for Canada as a whole?

According to the ICBC website: Welcome to B.C.! After moving here, you have 90 days to switch over your valid licence to a B.C. driver’s licence. Does this limit apply to all of Canada or does it ...
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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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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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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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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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Emigrate to Canada

Can someone without a college degree but with a high-school diploma, some years of specialized work experience (as computer programmer) and a job offer from a reputable IT company, have problems while ...
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Maintain Canadian PR while living with husband (CDN citizen) in US?

I am from Hong Kong and married a Canadian citizen in May 2016. We have been living in Canada since June 2015, and I applied for PR in Canada in June 2016. I have not received it yet, but let's assume ...
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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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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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Working and living in both the US and British Columbia (Canada)

I recently accepted a 2-year contract in Vancouver (British Columbia). However, I will be splitting my time between Canada and the US. I have a residence in PA, as well as a driver's license and ...
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Student Visa - Refugee

Im Indian and I had a "refugee status" in Brazil for 1 month.Now im in India.There is no marks in my passport other than Indian & Brazil immigration stamp.Will it be a problem if i apply for a ...
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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 to work on the cited reasons for the refusal of visa?

My visa application for a study permit has been refused yesterday. They are citing the reason that I won't leave Canada after my stay because of my current employment situation. My plan and ...
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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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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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How do I correct an error on my submitted IMM 5710E form for my Canadian Post Graduate Work Permit Application?

I would like some urgent advice. I recently submitted my PGWP application (on the 8th of May) to IRCC, I applied online. I am yet to hear back from them. However, I realized that I have made an error ...
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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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Travel to Canada for vacation using PR when Residency Obligation not met

I'm working in USA on work visa and have a Canadian PR (Mar 2013 - Mar 2018). But I have never been to Canada since I got our PR and have not met the Residency Obligation (RO) which is to stay in ...
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Can I 'cancel' my study permit and still return to Canada in the future?

I'm hoping this is the appropriate place to ask; I've recently moved to Canada, and I want to move back home to the States for personal, mental health reasons. My study permit is valid for two years (...
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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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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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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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Professional Apprenticeship as Work Experience for Express Entry

While filling up the work experience section of the express entry profile I came across this sentence, Do not enter any work related to or performed during an apprenticeship process. I know for ...
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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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Emigrating to Canada with IELTS

Today, one of my friends told me that Canada has a special program for IELTS test takers. If you can collect enough points, the Canadian embassy issues you a visa, although I am uncertain of the type ...
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Study Plan for Study Permit Canada

I have just received an email from CIC and they need me to provide them a study plan. I am not sure what kind of study plan they are looking for but here is what i got so far. Can someone kindly check ...
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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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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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Family name “nightmare” between Canada and France

I was born in Canada in the 80's and my parents gave me the family name Y X where Y stands for the family name of my mother and X stands for the family name of my father. Then in the early 90's we ...
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On a Canadian work permit, which number is the work permit number?

A work permit issued by Canada has some numbers that are not labelled explicitly. an 11-digit number (like BB123 456 789) in red ink at the top right, in a rounded box a 10 digit number (like ...
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Does bachelor degree of computer science required ECA?

I need help with the above question does bachelor degree of computer science from Egypt requires ECA (Education Credential Assessment ) to go Canada ?
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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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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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EU Temporary Residence Card and Visa application

Suppose, I have a TRC from Germany. Then, I go to London,UK for a job. Now, can I apply for a Canadian student Visa from London?
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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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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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Studying in different cities in Canada

In which of the following cities in Canada, it is easy to find part-time tech jobs for a CS PhD student? Saint John, New Brunswick Guelph, Ontario Windsor, Ontario Winnipeg, Manitoba Also, please, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Long expired Canadian residence

My Canadian Residence visa was approved a long time ago. I landed and stayed a week. I never received my residence card at the address given which remained valid even after I left. It may have gotten ...
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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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Can father send me the amount of proof of funds required for immigration?

I want to immigrate to Canada. My father is willing to give (not borrow but give) money required for it. Will it be ok to take money from him?
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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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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 ...