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Canada Immigration FAQs

Set out, below, is a list of commonly asked questions about immigration to Canada which may prove useful to you. 

In case a permanent residence card is lost, one should contact Citizenship and Immigration Canada or contact the nearest office for further information and apply for a brand-new card.

If you are in Toronto one may be informed to go to the CIC office situated at Yonge and St Clair. The proper information will be given in a letter issued from CIC to the successful applicant.

One needs to fulfil the requirement to go to the US, which means one has to acquire an entry visa from the consular office. If required, you have to carry a valid passport with you as well.

It is a record of the various jobs by the Canadian government with their categorization codes and expertise levels.  Eligible jobs for the federal skilled worker program are decided on the basis of this record.

All the children below 21 years of age are included in your application. Married spouse or live-in partner who is not married but is living with you for a minimum period of twelve months is also considered dependent.

Everyone is welcome to apply for Canadian permanent residency without any limitations.

To check your eligibility, you will be assessed based on your occupation, qualification, English language ability, age, and relevant work experience.

One may be eligible in case one has a job offer, and LMO (Labor Market Opinion) from Canada and the job is among one of these occupations. One may also be eligible under the provincial nominee program.

Permanent resident visa permits the individual to live for an unlimited time within Canada, and the individual will also be qualifying for citizenship after completing qualified time decided by the government.

On the other hand, as a resident visa holder, one can reside and work in Canada for a particular period, which is usually for 24 months.

Medical exams are on the basis of the country from which you will be applying

It is difficult to predict. Everyone is not interviewed. An Interview is normally conducted to check the authenticity of the documents and counter checking of the individual is done by the officer in case of any doubt.

Everyone applying who is 18 years old or more needs to obtain a police clearance certificate from every country where the individual has been living after the age of 18 years and lived there for more than 6 months. Every country has a separate process for police clearance certificates. It is advisable to consult the police division of a particular country to find out their regional rules.

Each applicant is different, and their complete medical background is considered before coming to a conclusion. In case the disease is dangerous enough for Canadian people or will be putting a load on the Canadian healthcare system, then your visa will be refused.

It is normally valid for 1 year after you have been declared medically fit.

It is a very complex process. Forms are difficult to understand. It is advisable to take the help of an immigration agent. We will take proper care and will assure you that everything is done properly, and forms are properly arranged according to government requirements before depositing them.

TEF test is taken by the Chamber of Commerce and Industries of Paris to check the individual capability in the French language. Those who need French at their job also need to clear the test.

It consists of 4 parts:

  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking

One will get points for skilled immigration to Canada on the basis of points scored in this test, as there are different bands for different points.

You will acquire points for your application based on your English and/ or French test. It is mandatory to take a language test in English or French without considering your nationality. It is compulsory for every individual applying even if French or English is your principal language. One should clear the test taken by the agency authorized by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada prior to the start of the immigration procedure. One will be given 24 points on the basis of capability in English or French.

Points are given on the basis of–

  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking

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Straightvisa’s team of specialists has over 25 years of experience in immigration services, and have helped thousands of people to study, work and relocate to Canada. All applications for Canadian visas are dealt with by a dedicated team of immigration specialists.

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