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Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in Canada

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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Does a student coming to Canada for less than 6 months with a travel allowance need a work visa or study permit?

Why I'm coming to Canada: I'm currently a fourth year undergraduate engineering student holding an Indian passport. I've been accepted for a 6-month thesis at Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, Quebec. ...
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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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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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My IELTS score and eligibility for Canada PR [duplicate]

I am software engineer having 8+ years of experience. My IELTS score I got recently is Listening 6.50 Reading 7.50 Speaking 6.00 Writing 6.00 OverAllBandScore 6.50 Would I be able to apply ...
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Travel outside Canada while waiting for Post-Graduation Work Permit

I applied for a post-graduation work permit two months ago. Current processing times seem to be between four and five months, while my study permit expires at the end of this month. So there will be ...
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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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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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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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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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Need help to choose area of training for Quebec Skilled Worker Immigration?

I hold BS (Software Engineering) degree and now I am confused which area of training should I choose for my QSW application: Computer Science or Computer Engineering? Am I free to choose any area and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to fill in the Canada Express Entry Profile when I am married but separated and my spouse is not coming with me?

I am completing my Express Entry profile. Under the "Creating your Profile" page, I have answered "Married" for Marital Status. Following this is the question: "Is your spouse/common-law partner ...
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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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Couple applying for Express Entry in Canada: Who should be the primary applicant?

I am a BE with 8 yrs of IT experience and my wife is a MS from USA with 6 years of Indian IT experience and we are planning to apply for Express Entry, considering myself to be the primary applicant ...
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Can I work remotely in Canada on a student permit?

I'm planning to study at an accredited university in Canada for 3 years. Can I do remote work for US companies with just a student permit, or will I have to get a work visa? EDIT: Does working as a ...
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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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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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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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New Brunswick - Express Entry Labour Market Stream

As per the official immigration website of NB, It is informed that, The first step in applying to the NBPNP EELMS is to complete the Expression of Interest (EOI) form and email it to entree.express....
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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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Open a Canadian bank account without being present in Canada?

What are the ways for a non-resident to open a Canadian bank account—preferably without fees—without being physically present in Canada? I know many (but not all) Canadian banks allow non-residents ...
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Which Canadian provinces will do a direct swap with a Republic of Ireland driving licence?

I have read online that some provinces in Canada allow a direct swap of a Republic of Ireland driving licence for a licence for that province (maybe Ontario and Saskatchewan). This is a fairly new ...
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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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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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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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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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Canada Express entry - CRS - Skill Transferability - Education

I received 0 points for CRS - Skill Transferability - Education. Below are my details: 4 year Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering 1+ year Canadian work experience CELPIP - Reading: 11 ; ...
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Query on Application Declaration - What do they mean by “Initials”?

In this document, it is told, Applicant must initial beside each statement and authorization to acknowledge agreement and then sign at the bottom of the page. in section M of page 23 as shown below: ...
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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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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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Does switching from a J1 visa to TD status prevent you from entering the US for two years?

I am currently living in the US on a TN status while my financé is still living in Canada. We are both Canadian citizens. She is looking at taking an internship in the US that would grant her a J-1 ...
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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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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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Is a Canadian IEC work permit limited by passport expiration date, and if so can it be extended later?

I am from Ireland. My application for a Canadian working holiday visa has been accepted (through the IEC programme, I have my Port of Entry letter, and when I arrive I should get a work permit). It is ...