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Canadian Immigration

General immigration

Have a question about Canadian immigration but don't know where to start? Ask it here
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Express Entry

Alll things Express Entry, the CRS, work experience, job offers, language tests, etc
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Investor / Business Immigration

How to open a business in Canada or invest in an existing business in Canada as a means to gaining permanent residence
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Canadian Citizenship Applications

Qualifying for citizenship, applying, etc
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Proof of Canadian Citizenship

Replacement certificates, first certificates, search of citizenship records, lost Canadians
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Renounce Citizenship

Want to leave the country for good?
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Replace or amend in Immigration documents

Verification of status (VOS), IMM 1000, IMM 1442, IMM 5716
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Provincial Nominee Programs

Immigration to get be getting a nomination from one of the 9 participating provinces or one of the two participating territories
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Lawyers vs. Consultants

What's the difference?
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Immigrating with Canadian Work Experience

Canadian Experience Class, Skilled Worker and Semi-Skilled Worker Provincial Nominee Programs, etc
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Live-In Caregiver

Temporary Work Permits, Permanent Residence
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Biometrics

Questions about getting biometrics to come to Canada
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Parental and Grandparent Sponsorship

Sponsoring your parents, sponsoring your grandparents
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Permanent Resident Cards

Renewals, replacements, see the Residence Questionnaire board for topics related to the questionnaire
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Sponsoring a Dependant Child to Canada

Questions about sponsoring children for Canadian PR
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Permanent Residence Travel Document

Applications, purpose, usage, where to get one, etc
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Sponsored Refugees

For questions about sponsoring refugees to come to Canada, or about getting sponsored by Canadians as a refugee
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Start Up Visas

Have a great idea? Need Canadian investment to launch it in Canada?
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CIC Status Checks

CAIPS, FOSS Notes, problems, call centre issues, etc
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Immigrate after studying at a Canadian university

Post graduate work permits, permanent residence through graduating from a Canadian Bachelor, Master's or PhD program, job offers after graduation, etc
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Study Permits

Applying, renewing,
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Lost document aka Verification of Status

Replace your lost visa, study or work permit, TRP, record of landing, or other status document
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Immigrate as a Tradesman

Federal Skilled Trades program
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Self Employed Immigrants

How to immigrate to Canada if you're self-employed
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Skilled Workers and Professionals

Immigrate to Canada with work experience and a university degree. Federal Skilled Worker program, Self-Employed worker program
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Working Holiday IEC for visitors to Canada

International Experience Canada, Young Professionals, International Co-Op, etc
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Work Permit

Applying, renewing, job offers, LMOs, etc
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Where to Live

Canada is a big country. Ask questions about where to live here.
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Dual Citizenship

Questions about dual or multiple citizenships
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Quebec Immigration

Quebec has its own immigration system which is separate from the rest of Canada's. This site is run by a company based in Ontario and we are not experts in Quebec immigration. However, you can still ask questions and see if the community will help.
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Settlement Questions and Issues

Do you already have status in Canada? But you have questions about Canadian rules, programs or life? Ask them here.
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Marriage Between a Canadian and a Foreigner

Ghanaian Marriage

Marrying in Ghana? Ask your questions here
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Inland Spousal Sponsorship

Inland sponsorship applications (for overseas see Marriage between a Canadian and a Foreigner)
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Sponsors

Qualifying as a sponsor, applying to be a sponsor, etc
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Common Law Sponsorship

Sponsoring a common law partner? Ask your questions here
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Request a new board

Request a board for your country or your spouse's country
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American Marriage

Marriage between an American and a Canadian
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Brazilian Marriage

Marriage between a Brazilian and a Canadian
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Chinese Marriage

Marriage between a Canadian and a Chinese citizen
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Cuban Marriage

Marriage between a Canadian and a Cuban
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Filipino Marriage

Marriage between a Canadian and a Filipino
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Inland Sponsorship vs. Overseas Sponsorship

Pros and Cons of Inland and Overseas
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Sponsored Spouses - General Questions

Questions about the sponsorship process in general, from the sponsored person's perspective and not particular to a given country.
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Thai Marriage

Marriage between a Canadian and a Thai citizen
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Vietnamese Marriage

Marriage between a Canadian and a Vietnamese
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Open Work Permits for Sponsored Spouses and Partne

Work permits for sponsored spouses or partners after sponsor has been approved
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Other overseas marriages

Don't see your spouse's country or your country as a board? Ask your question here.
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Sponsoring a Canadian Spouse to a Foreign Country

Want to sponsor your Canadian spouse to another country? Ask questions here.
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General Immigration Immigration topics that don't deal specifically with Canada

Best Countries to Immigrate to

What are the best countries to immigrate to?
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Is your document fake or real/representative

Not sure if your job offer is real? Ask the community and find out.
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Crossing the Border

Canadian Passports

Renewals, replacements, first time applications
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US Visas

US Visa Appointments for non-immigrants, US Visa Types
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Canadian Visitor Visas TRVs

Visit Canada as a tourist or businessperson
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Cutoms, Duties and Other Border Questions

If you questions about crossing the border and they are not immigration questions, rather they concern customs questions (import/export), ask them here
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CANPASS

Applications, renewals, rejections, appeals
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Criminal Rehabilitation

Want to remove your criminal inadmissibility to Canada? Learn more
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FAST Cards

Applications, renewals, rejections, appeals
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Global Entry Cards

Applications, renewals, rejections, appeals
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International Passports from Canada

First and renewal passport applications from Canada
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Trade Agreement Visas

Intracompany transfers and other professional visas for Americans, Canadians, Mexicans and others entitled to work in other countries due to trade agreements
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NEXUS Cards

Applications, renewals, rejections and appeals
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Canadian Refugee Travel Documents

Applications, renewals, replacements, Certificates of Identity
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Temporary Resident Permits

Denied entry into Canada but need to come? A TRP lets you visit Canada temporarily when you are otherwise inadmissible.
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UK Passports

First UK passports, renewals, replacements, registration as a British citizen, nationality types
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US Passports

Renewals, replacements, first time applications
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US Entry Waivers

Denied entry to the United States but still need to travel?
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Working Holiday IEC for Canadians

International Experience Canada Working Holidays, Young Professionals, International Co-Op, etc
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Denials, Appeals and Litigation

Inadmissibility

Are you inadmissible to Canada? Or do you think you are? Ask your question here.
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Denials/Refusals

Have you been denied entry at a port of entry (POE)? Have you had an application refused? Ask your questions here.
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