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Marrying and Sponsoring a Cape Verdian

A group of Islands located in the Northern Atlantic Ocean west of Senegal The weather is temperate warm, and dry in summers, but precipitation is erratic and minimal. Prolonged drought accompanied by seasonal Harmattan winds produce dust that causes hampered visibility; the Islands are also seismically active. Marriage to a Cape Verdian Citizen Every country…

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Mistakes to Avoid on Your Study Permit Application

You are talented, educated, and ambitious and you want to take the next step and migrate to Canada to study at a university or college. You have applied online or through your local Visa Application Centre (VAC). You have gone out of your way to assemble the necessary documentation, all of it notarized and translated; a…

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Marrying and Sponsoring an Ivorian

Located in Western Africa bordering North Atlantic Ocean between Ghana and Liberia The weather on Ivory Coast is tropical along the coast and semi-arid in the far North. There are officially 3 seasons, namely warm and dry from November to March, hot and dry from March to May, and hot & wet from June to…

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Marrying and Sponsoring a Djibouti Citizen

Located in Eastern Africa bordering the gulf of Aden and the red Sea between Eritrea and Somalia Djibouti’s weather is desert, torrid and dry Djibouti is susceptible to several hazards like earthquakes, droughts, occasional cyclones emerging from the Indian Ocean consequently resulting to flooding and heavy rains. Volcanic activity is limited and the last one…

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Marrying and Sponsoring an Equatoguinean

Located in middle Africa in the gulf of Guinea The weather is hot, humid and tropical. The mainland of the country experiences a dry season from May to September, while the area known as Bioko is dry from December to February The country suffers from violent windstorms and flooding   Marriage to an Equatoguinean Citizen…

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Exceptions to Rule Requiring You to Apply Online

CAN I SUBMIT MY STUDY PERMIT APPLICATION OR EXTENSION BY MAIL? As of June 4, 2019, foreign nationals who are already in Canada and wish to apply for temporary residence are now required to do so electronically. In other words, you cannot apply on paper from within Canada in the following situations: Applications for an extension to remain in Canada as…

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Marrying and Sponsoring a Congolese Citizen (DRC)

Located in Central Africa northeast of Angola The weather is tropically hot and humid in the equatorial river basin. The Southern highlands are cooler and drier and cooler and wetter than the Eastern highlands. The wet season starts from April to October in the North of the Equator, and the dry season is from December…

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How To Apply Online for a Student Permit and Document Checklist

HOW TO APPLY ONLINE As we explain just below, as of August 2019, study permit applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online. There are some exceptions where you can still apply by mail and we list them below, but let’s dive into how to apply online as you will likely have to use this method…

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Marrying and Sponsoring a Comoran

Marriage to a Comoran Citizen Every country has laws that apply to its citizens marrying a person from a different country. Getting married to a Comoran citizen to bring them to Canada to live eventually is a process with many steps. You must demonstrate to Comoran officials that they are not currently married to anyone…

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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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Marrying and Sponsoring a Chadian

A Central African country South of Libya The weather in Chad is tropical in the South and desert in the North Hot, dry and dusty Harmattan winds occur in the North causing periodic droughts and locust plagues Marriage to a Chadian Citizen Every country has laws that apply to its citizens marrying a person from…

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Student Direct Stream

Student Direct Stream Could Save you Time – if your country qualifies How does getting your study permit (which comes with your visitor visa) in 20 calendar days sound? That’s the stated goal of IRCC’s Student Direct Stream which allows legal residents of a growing list of countries to apply for fast-track processing of their…

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