Canada Immigration – MyConsultant
The purpose of our website is to help immigration professionals and potential immigrants better understand Canadian immigration. MyConsultant supports our understanding of Canadian immigration policies and laws and keep readers up to date on various visas and applications. From Express Entry and other permanent residence avenues to Canadian citizenship or the benefits of using immigration and citizenship consultants (of which there are many), the goal of MyConsultant is to equip you with the knowledge necessary to tackle what is often a daunting, life-changing decision.
You would never buy a car without first learning about its functionalities. In the same way, you should become familiar with all the Canadian immigration options available to you and the many small details of the immigration process before starting on your journey to Canada. You’ll be glad you did. Happy reading!
Canada immigration general Q & A
Q1. What is the fastest way to immigrate to Canada?
A1. The fastest way to immigrate to Canada is through Express Entry. Express Entry is an online system that manages applications for permanent residence in Canada. You can create an Express Entry profile if you are eligible and submit your application online after you’ve received an invitation to apply.
Q2. How long does it take to process a Canadian immigration application?
A2. Processing times vary depending on the type of application, the number of applicants, and the volume of applications received by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Generally, most applications through Express Entry are processed within six months to one year.
Q3. Can I work in Canada while my immigration application is being processed?
A3. Most foreign nationals need a work permit to work in Canada. You may check the IRCC website to see if you are eligible for a work permit while your immigration application is being processed.
Q4. What documents do I need to provide for my Canadian immigration application?
A4. You will need to provide various documents such as: passport, birth certificate, language test results, proof of funds, and any other documents requested by IRCC. Check the IRCC guide for the type of application and follow the document checklist to collect the documents required.
Q5. Can I bring my family with me when I move to Canada?
A5. Yes, you can bring your family with you when you move to Canada. Family members include your spouse/common-law partner and your dependant child(ren).
Q6. How much money do I need to immigrate to Canada?
A6. The amount of money you need to immigrate to Canada depends on the type of application you are submitting. Generally, you will need to prove that you have enough funds to support yourself and any family members who are coming with you.
Q7. Are there any restrictions on who can immigrate to Canada?
A7. Yes, there are some restrictions on who can immigrate to Canada. First, you must be eligible for the program you apply to, and second, you need to be not inadmissible, which includes medical, criminal, and security clearances.