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Study Permit Conditions

Why you Need to Comply with the Conditions for a Study Permit Holder Want to make sure immigration officials don’t deport you half-way through your studies? What you need to know is that to maintain your status as an international student on a valid study permit in Canada you should always comply with the following…

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The Complete Guide to Background Checks & Security Screenings

Two words which can cause anxiety in any applicant for temporary or permanent status in Canada are: Background Check Will something from your past come back to make life difficult when taking a life-changing decision like applying to move to Canada? What could that be and what can you do about it? The first step…

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How to get married in Canada to a foreigner?

An in-depth, step-by-step article showing you how to fill out the application and answer the most frequently asked questions Quick answers: My foreign partner is already in Canada. Can we get married? Yes, you can get married to your non-Canadian partner here. Each Canadian province has its steps, but it’s relatively straightforward. You can start…

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How to Request Urgent Processing of Your Citizenship Application: Step by Step Guide

I never thought I would see the day that Right of Citizenship would get urgent processing; this is great news.

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Tracking the Status of Your Immigraiton Application

If you haven’t already, you should now set up your IRCC Secure Account which will allow you to track the application.  Please note that it is the Principal Applicant who must use their IRCC account (GC Key) to track their application.  It is important to remember that the principal applicant can link their paper application…

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How not to Lose Your Status as a Permanent Resident in Canada

As a permanent resident of Canada, you have to meet residency requirements to maintain your Permanent Resident Status: You have to have been physically present in Canada for 730 days (2 years) out of the last 5 years as a Permanent Resident. If you do not comply with this requirement then you can lose your…

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Easy Immigration to in Canada

Are you wondering what the easiest province to immigrate to in Canada in 2021 is? Keep reading.

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Marrying and Sponsoring a Brazilian Citizen

Marriage to a Brazilian Citizen Every country has its own laws that apply to its citizens marrying a person from a different country. If you want to bring your Brazilian spouse or partner to live in Canada, you must then file a sponsorship application for them to become a permanent resident. If they would like…

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Spousal Sponsorship Appeals

Spousal Sponsorship Appeals and other Family Sponsorship Appeals If you applied to sponsor your spouse, dependent child, parent or other relative and your application was refused, you may be able to appeal the rejection. Respond to IRCC within 30 days or lose your right to appeal   Index Are you eligible to appeal your refused…

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Marrying and Sponsoring an American Citizen

Marriage to an American Citizen Every country has its own laws that apply to its citizens marrying a person from a different country. Getting married to an American citizen with the goal of eventually bringing them to Canada to live is a process with many steps. If you want to bring your American spouse or…

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Permanent Resident Card

  DOWNLOAD YOUR PR CARD APPLICATION KIT HERE   Related Applications and Additional Information: Replace Your COPR/Record of Landing Permanent Resident Travel Document (PRTD) Search of Citizenship Records Am I Still a Permanent Resident if My PR Card Expires? Common Mistakes on a PR Card Application How to Correct Mistakes on Your PR Card How…

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Live-in Caregiver Program Canada

Caregiver Pilot Programs for 2019 Are you a live-in caregiver from abroad working in Canada? If so, there have been important changes to the live-in caregiver program that you should be aware of. As of June 18, 2019, applications for the following two pilot programs will no longer be accepted: Caring for Children: Applications submitted…

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