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Working While on a Study Permit

Working While you Study plus Getting your SIN Did you know you can work while you study? That’s always a good option if your budget is stretched and you need a little spare cash. Let’s see what the rules are for international students who wish to work while they study. If eligible you can work…

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Brazil visa

Canadian citizens and permanent residents need a visa to Brazil. The Brazil tourist visa covers leisure visits to the country for people visiting friends and relations or who wish to holiday there. Brazil tourist visas are limited to a fixed period of time and no business activity is allowed. The Brazil business visa covers both…

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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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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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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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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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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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Marrying and Sponsoring an Aland Islander

Need to learn more about marrying in Aland Island? Want more information? Let us know! Or, read about sponsoring a Finnish citizen.

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Marrying and Sponsoring an Antiguan or Barbudan

Marriage to an Antiguan Citizen If you want to bring your Antiguan 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 to visit you in Canada while their application is in process, they must also apply for a visitor…

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Marrying and Sponsoring a Bermudan

Marriage to a Bermudan Citizen Every country has its own laws that apply to its citizens marrying a person from a different country. Getting married to a Bermudan citizen with the goal of eventually bringing them to Canada to live is a process with many steps. The Bermudan government imposes strict requirements on foreigners who…

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Eligibility and Designated Learning Institutions List (DUI)

In order to be eligible for a study permit, you must meet some basic requirements. In the first place, you have to have been accepted at a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) and have enrolled in a study program at your DLI. You also have to prove you have the money to pay tuition costs and…

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Marrying and Sponsoring a Burkinabe

Located in Western Africa north of Ghana Tropical weather with warm dry winters, hot and wet summers is what you can expect. Droughts are common and recurring.   Using the Government Directly Please be aware that if you are filing your application yourself, you should do an extensive amount of research before proceeding. Please call…

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