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June 2, 2022

Invitations will be issued at pre-pandemic rate

When Canadian Government resumes the all-program Express Entry draws in July, the number of invitations will be similar to pre-pandemic draws. It shows that the draw sizes are likely to become consistent with the average number of invitations issued before the outbreak of the pandemic and travel as well as public health restrictions that followed. Before March 2020, invitations in Express Entry draws held in that year ranged between 3400 and 4500. In 2019, all programs draws between 3200 and 3900.
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May 19, 2022

Show proof of funds for Canada immigrants

Canada welcomes highly qualified applicants worldwide and offers permanent residency (PR) if found credible in skill and efficiency. The Canadian government began an Express Entry program that welcomes aspiring immigrants to apply for work opportunities and permanent residency.
To get through Express Entry and receive an invite from the Canadian government, individuals must fit into their set protocols. These parameters include medical history, valid identity, educational background, language proficiency, work experience, and more.
One of the most important aspects they look into is proof of funds. It ensures that you will sustain a living in this country while aligning aspects like work experience knowledge, economic contribution, and more. Read More

May 11, 2022

Canadian government added 15,000 jobs in April and the unemployment rate fell low to 5.2% as the job market remained heated, according to data released by Statistics Canada on Friday.
There is no sign that the tight Canadian market will ease soon. In addition to the modest number of jobs added, the unemployment rate among core-aged workers (ages 25 to 54) hit a record low, at 4.3%, as did the involuntary part-time unemployment rate, at 15.7%.
Faced with an increased cost of living because of higher inflation and enticed by high wages, some Canadians who retired at the onset of the pandemic are returning to the workplace, which helps fill some job vacancies.
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April 27, 2022

Open Work permit

An open work permit allows a foreigner to work for any Canadian employer he/she wants over a specified duration of time. Some work permits may restrict the kind of job or place in which the foreigner may work. A applicant may apply for an open work permit from outside of country, within Canada or at a Canadian port of entry.
The Post-Graduation Work Permit Program

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November 30, 2021

How to get a Suitable Work Permit: About the process, most foreigners need a work permit to work in Canada. If you’re not sure, you can check if you need a work permit. Anyone is eligible to apply before entering Canada. However, depending on the country or region you are applying for, you may need to meet the visa office requirements.

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November 29, 2021

Canada extended the eligibility period for online study of PGWP applicants: Studying online is usually not covered under a post-graduation work permit (PGWP), but things have changed since the onset of the pandemic. International students have completed 100% study online from outside Canada and will continue to receive PGWP after the program is complete.

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November 23, 2021

Follow these easy steps to apply for Visitor Visa from inside Canada: People often mistake a work permit or study permit for a Visa but make it extremely clear a work permit or study permit is not a visa. Therefore, you do not automatically get issued a Visitor Visa when you renew your work or study permit. If you need a new visitor visa, you may need to apply for another. So in this article, we have covered the eligibility criteria and steps to apply for Visitor Visa.

Eligibility to apply for Visitor Visa from inside Canada

  • You are in Canada
  • have a valid study or work permit
  •  want to return after leaving Canada in the near future
  • Visa was only valid for single entry
  • Your current Visa has expired

If you are to leave Canada it is advisable to apply for Visitor Visa 2 months before your leaving.

Applying to renew your study or work permit online

If your application is approved, you will receive a message in your online account, before your new work or study visa is sent.  Also, You need to provide proof of approval of your application. These Include

  • A screenshot of the application approval that you received
  • Application number of the application that you dropped
  • And any document to prove you have a valid extension of study or work  permit

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 Applying for Visitor Visa online

To apply online, you need a camera or scanner to make an electronic copy of the document, and a valid credit or debit card. To obtain a suitable application you need to provide the following answers in your online tool.

Filling the application form

  • The first question, “What do you want to do in Canada?”
    if you have a valid permit to learn, then answer “study”
    or “work” if you have a valid permit to work
  • When asked “Where is your current country/region of residence?”, Select “Canada”.
  • Also, answer the questions on the next page about your work or research.
  • If given the option to extend your current work or study permit, or apply for a “temporary stay visa”. Select “Temporary Stay Visa”.
  • The application form on the document checklist is called the visitor visa (temporary stay visa) application form (IMM5257) created outside Canada.

Applying for Visitor Visa on paper

The application package

  • It has n the application guide
  • It contains all the forms to be filled out.
  • Please read the mailing instructions on this page carefully before filling out the form.
  • Also, Download the application package.

Please note the following:

  • Even if you are traveling as a member of your family, you will still need to fill out and sign your own form.
  • If you are underage(< 18), then your guardian or parent must sign the form.
  • Fees are non-refundable.
  • You may not be able to get a visa even if you have sent the complete application and all the required supplementary documents.
  • Additionally, be sure to send all the documents we request. Insufficient information and documents can delay your application.

Paying the application fee

  • In most cases, your fee will include the processing fee for you and everyone you include in your application.
  • You have to pay your fee online.

Third-party rates
In some circumstances, you may need to pay the following costs to a third party:

  • Your health check
  • Police certificate.

Submitting the application
After filling out the application form, please confirm the following.

  • Sign them, date them,
  • Please put all the documents and proof that you paid the application fee, in the envelope

Mailing instructions

  • Buy two 24 x 32 cm Xpresspost – National prepaid envelopes at any Canada Post retail store.
  • Place one envelope inside the other. In the second envelope, we will return your passport and other documents.
  • Add the documents you are submitting to support your application.
  • Enter your full mailing address in the Deliver field, and your Case Center mailbox address – Ottawa – in the Return Address field.
  • Also, Write down the tracking number for each envelope.
  • You will be refunded your passport by regular mail if you do not submit a second prepaid Xpresspost envelope.
  • Your passport will return by regular mail or prepaid Xpresspost envelope
  • Lastly, If you do not live in Canada, you cannot apply through the CPC-O office.

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We hope that you will like our article on Follow these easy steps to apply for Visitor Visa from inside Canada. And in case you have any queries related to the immigration process to Canada, please feel free to contact us. Our best immigration lawyers in Canada will assess your profile and give you the best suitable option.