Entering Canada as a business visitor: Essential requirements
In this blog, I will discuss the prerequisites for entering Canada as a business visitor, while also touching upon instances where a work permit is necessary or where a work permit exemption may be applicable. Our immigration team consistently receives inquiries from Canadian companies and o…View the post titled Entering Canada as a business visitor: Essential requirements
IRCC approves new English language test for Canadian immigration
Skilled Workers who apply for immigration to Canada need to prove their language proficiency in any of two official languages of Canada (English or French) by providing a test result completed by a Language Testing agency approved by IRCC. A lot depends on the language test scores. The Immig…View the post titled IRCC approves new English language test for Canadian immigration
Current processing times of grant of citizenship and proof of citizenship applications in Canada
Grant of Canadian citizenship Obtaining Canadian citizenship requires you to complete several steps and it is not a quick process. A foreign national must first become a permanent resident of Canada and meet eligibility requirements before applying for Canadian citizenship. People over the a…View the post titled Current processing times of grant of citizenship and proof of citizenship applications in Canada
Recent National Occupation Classification changes and the impact on the Express Entry eligibility
On November 16, 2022, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) converted to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). Although several weeks have passed since the NOC changes came into force, we keep receiving inquiries from temporary residents of Canada…View the post titled Recent National Occupation Classification changes and the impact on the Express Entry eligibility
Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program
The COVID-19 pandemic separated many Canadian Citizens and Canadian permanent residents from their loved ones who reside outside of Canada. Most of them have been looking forward to getting an opportunity to sponsor their parents and grandparents to become permanent residents of Canada. The …View the post titled Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program
Coming to Canada on an intra-company transfer work permit
The intra-company transfer category allows international companies to temporarily transfer qualified employees to Canada for the purpose of expanding the Canadian economy and enhancing competitiveness in international markets. Intra-company transfer work permit holders provide significant ec…View the post titled Coming to Canada on an intra-company transfer work permit
On-campus employment definition for international students
Most post-secondary international students are aware that there are specific restrictions with respect to the number of hours a week they can work off-campus. However, not many international students are aware that there are no such restrictions when it comes to on-campus employment. This wo…View the post titled On-campus employment definition for international students
As a Canadian permanent resident, can I travel outside Canada without the Permanent Residence Card during COVID-19?
Since March 2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (‘IRCC’) have being abstaining from the traditional in-person permanent residence landing appointments to validate Confirmation of Permanent Residence (‘CoPR’). Instead, the IRCC have been completing virtual landing and issuing e…View the post titled As a Canadian permanent resident, can I travel outside Canada without the Permanent Residence Card during COVID-19?
Canadian border-crossing updates – November 30, 2021
Starting today, November 30, 2021, the following COVID-19 vaccines are accepted by the Government of Canada for international travel in addition to the vaccines that have been recognized earlier this year: Bharat Biotech (Covaxin, BBV152 A, B, C); Sinopharm (Beijing) BBIBP-CorV (Vero Cells);…View the post titled Canadian border-crossing updates – November 30, 2021
Sponsorship applications: Parents and Grandparents Program 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially challenging for those Canadians whose parents and grandparents are foreign nationals living outside Canada. Many Canadian citizens and permanent residents attempted to apply to sponsor their loved ones in 2020 but were unsuccessful in obtaining invit…View the post titled Sponsorship applications: Parents and Grandparents Program 2021
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