Immigration FAQ

How to become a permanent resident of Canada ?

The answer to this question is different for each candidate. Analysis of your personal situation and qualifications would lead to an answer which Canadian immigration program suits you best. Currently Canada has over 80 different Economic programs and each has different requirements. Factors such as age, education, work experience, language skills are relevant in evaluation of your chances for permanent residency.

What benefits do I have if I am a permanent resident of Canada?

In general permanent residents and citizens have the same rights and benefits including health care and access to free education.  The only significant differences are that Permanent residents can’t vote and can be deported for some serious criminal convictions.

How do I maintain my Permanent Resident status?

Within any five (5) year period, a permanent resident must be physically present in Canada for at least 730 days two (2) years) in that five (5) year period.

What are the first steps, and where to start?

There are many different pathways that leads to Canadian permanent residency. The amount of information might feel overwhelming.  Have qualified professional to assess your profile and choose the best way for you and your family  to immigrate to Canada.

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When I can apply for Canadian Citizenship?

If you resided in Canada for at least 1095 days (3 years) in the past 5 years as a permanent resident you may be eligible to apply for Canadian citizenship. A maximum one year can be counted if you were a temporary resident or protected person  before obtaining your permanent residency. Each day spent in Canada as a temporary resident or protected person within the last 5 years counts as one half day. Other requirements such as age, official language skills and criminal and tax history are relevant in your eligibility.  If you are not sure if you qualify please contact us!

What is Express Entry?

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada invented this program in 2015. Candidates are creating profiles and are getting points based on their age, education level, work experience and language skills. Thru bi-weekly draws  system selects economic immigrants by evaluating applicants with the highest scores. Selected applicants are invited to apply for  permanent residence in Canada.

How long it will take to process my immigration application?

Processing times vary depending on category you have applied.  The best way to check an average processing time for your type of application is to check the government resources

Can Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada refuse my application? And what to do in such scenario?

Yes, and many applicants are not aware how strict immigration authorities are until their application is refused. The application can be refused for many reasons but the most common are technical errors and wrong supporting documentation. Refusals are causing significant delays and unnecessary stress.

If your application is refused it is recommended that you will consider seeking the professional help of RCIC – Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant. They will be able to help you with further steps.

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Why should I hire an Immigration Consultant?

There is no requirement of hiring a Regulated Canadian Immigration consultant or Lawyer  for you Immigration matters. However , all immigration applications are technical and there is a lot of room for errors and confusion.  Although basic information and applications forms are available, the instructions provided are not always clear and easy to understand. Also, requirements and regulations  change constantly. Without professional help,  the risk of refusal and delays is higher. Hiring an experienced representative might be beneficial for you and worth considering.

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I live outside of Canada. Can you still represent me?

We represent clients from all over the world and majority on our clients do not live in Canada. We are using various methods of electronic communication such us Skype, Zoom, WhatsApp or e-mail and it makes communication and all process of representation very easy. You will be in good hands.

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