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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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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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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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Can I just upload High School certificate of my spouse for express entry?

I have recently got express entry ITA for permanent resident. I'm currently at the document upload step. While uploading Education (diplomas/degrees) document for my spouse, I found they asked to ...
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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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If you apply for an IEC work permit with a letter of offer can you change jobs once you get there?

I am applying for the IEC young professional work permit at the moment so that I can travel and work in Canada. What happens if I want to change jobs when I get out there, do I have to reapply for a ...
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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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study visa application for Canada

I am submitting my student visa application. I have some confusion regarding these points: If my brother is permanent resident, does it affect my application in any bad way? What other information ...
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My girlfriend is with me in Canada and couldn't register to the university in France

My girlfriend wanted to follow me to Canada, Québec for 4 months (from september to december), where I'm staying as an exchange student. She originally planned to subscribe to distance courses at her ...
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Immigration to Canada requirements

I know an adult Lebanese that wants to immigrate to Canada, and I just want to know what are the requirements for him to do so. Does he need a Visa? Does he have to pay for anything? What are the ...
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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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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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How much bank deposit do I need to show to apply for one year of study permit in Canada?

How much bank deposit do I need to show to apply for one year of study permit in Canada? Somebody told me that, the amount (Canadian $) I need to show is, (Tuition Fee for one year) + (Living cost ...
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Preparing a funding proposal for a year in Montreal [closed]

I'm writing a funding proposal for a year of travel in Montreal and potentially Sweden, and I need to budget all the expenses I could possibly have during this time (the funding is to fully support ...
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How can I stay, as a Canadian, in the US for 3 years?

I was accepted in the 42 program in Fremont (programming school), but they offer no help for getting a Visa. So I want to know what are my options as a Canadian to stay in the US for long period of ...
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Where can I find this kind of sugar free and low sodium biscuit?

Issue I grew up in Switzerland where I ate these biscuits (Blevita from Migros) with a glass of milk every night before going to bed. I am a bit addicted to these simple biscuits :) I have now been ...
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Purchasing insulin in Canada [closed]

I will be spending the next four months in Toronto, Canada on an academic sabbatical, during which period I will have health coverage through my US employer. I have a work permit to do academic ...
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We are applying for Canadian Express entry. How to I (the spouse) apply for jobs whilst waiting for PR?

We have signed up for Canadian Express Entry. My wife is the lead applicant as she has the most points. I am named as the spouse. We both have over 7.5 in each of our IELTS tests. We've done our ...
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History of employment while applying for a visa

While applying for the Canadian visa/permit, applicants need to fill-up IMM1294E.pdf form. In the Employment-section, it is written that: Give details of your employment for the past 10 years, ...
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Is police clearance required for study permit/visa for Canada?

Is police clearance documents required for a person who is a citizen & passport-holder of Bangladesh, lives in Germany (0.5 – 3 years) and now wants to apply for study permit/visa to study in ...
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Can I own shares in a company while under a study permit in Canada and can the company sponsor or assist me in getting a PR? [closed]

Is it possible for me to own shares in a company as an international student on study permit? The majority of the shares will owned be by a Canadian resident. Also can this help me get a PR through ...
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Can I return my Canadian leased Volkswagen car in USA?

I have Volkswagen car lease in Canada, which should finish soon. But now I live and work in US. Can I return car here to VW or I should go to Canada? Actually I asked in VW dealership, but they said ...
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Canadian permanent residence under experience class

My IELTS scores are: reading 5.5 speaking 6.0 listening 5.5 writing 4.0 I also have 2 years of Canadian experience. My job is at NOC B level. Why was my application rejected?
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Working for US-based company remotely in Canada

I am a citizen of the Philippines. I am currently employed by a US company and working remotely for them as a contractor. Is it possible to immigrate to Canada and maintain the same setup? I will be ...
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How to get a work permit for Canada? [closed]

I'm in Nigeria and I wish to travel to Canada to work. Can someone help me with the link up or agent or Canada government protocol to follow to apply for the working permit visa? I'm sponsoring myself....
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Studying in Montreal this Fall; can I visit as a tourist before the start date on my CAQ?

I was accepted into a Master's Program starting in the fall semester. I've already received my Québec Acceptance Certificate and had my application for a study permit approved. (I understand I can ...
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Any way to get my brother to Canada?

The situation is relatively simple: I am a single Canadian citizen. My parents are alive. My brother and his family and our parents are living in Hungary. If push comes to shove (which, as of today, ...
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Where can I find a list of Canadian Ports of Entry (POE) and their operating hours?

The title pretty much says it all. I've been searching for a list of Canadian POEs but have so far come up empty-handed. I'm hoping to apply for a NAFTA work visa (which can be applied for at a POE) ...
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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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Getting a full time work permit in Canada after a language school?

What are chances to get a full-time work permit (read work visa) after a completing a year-long English language courses program at VGC in Vancouver. If to be more specific, I'm planning a trip, a ...
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US license, registration, etc. in Canada

I'm going to be working in Canada for a short (36 month) contract. This means that, at least according to the following resources, I should be able to keep my US license, registration, and insurance: ...
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Medical insurance for permanent resident parents Canada

I am a permanent resident of Canada. I am planning to sponsor my parents to come and live with me in Canada as permanent residents. Looking at this page, http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/sponsor/...
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Canada immigration

We are planning to migrate and settle in Canada, however,I have doubt that , If become the primary applicant, my husband will be allowed to work in Canada or not?
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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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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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Studies Outside Quebec [closed]

I'm a software developer who wants to apply to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program. I graduated as a Systems Engineering (original name in Spanish "Ingeniería de Sistemas") 1 year ago (5 1/2 years of ...
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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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Applying for US student visa (F1) from a foreign country

I am an Indian citizen currently enrolled as a graduate student in an university in Canada. My professor here is moving to a university in the US and has asked me to accompany him. I have to apply to ...
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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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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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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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Canada PGWP - Immigrate my spouse to Canada, What are my options?

BACKGROUND: I have a Post Graduate work permit valid up to 2018. I have a NOC class A 2175 job and I am planning to apply for permanent residence. My employer has already filed a pre-screen ...
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Canada certificate program

I did my UG in engg from India and worked as media specialist for 1.5 years. Is it advisable to do a post graduate certificate program on Advertising - Creative & Digital Strategy from centennial ...
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How to get a work permit for Canada from Malaysia (Indian passport holder)?

I am working in Sutherland Global Services (BPO) as an IT consultant. Is there any way to get a work permit for Canada? I am a graduate with commerce and had 5 years experience in financial services ...
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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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Are Express Entry and Internation Experience Canada pools compatible?

I'm a 31-yo european citizen. I would like to immigrate to Canada as soon as possible. I am thinking about Express Entry (Skilled Worker), but my score isn't high enough to be drawn any soon. I think ...
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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 ...