Immigrating to Canada can be daunting process due to its complexity. It can be challenging with extensive documentation to manoeuvre with many different immigration categories. It can be overwhelming without the necessary expertise required. We at Kaur Law can assist you in your immigration matter by navigating the complex immigration landscape so you can feel confident your immigration needs are in very capable hands..
You can sponsor certain relatives to come to Canada. Your relatives can live, study and work in Canada if they become permanent residents of Canada. Under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR), family living abroad may be sponsored as well as spouses or common-law partners living in Canada with their sponsor. Persons who can be sponsored in the family class include the spouse, common-law partner (including same-sex partner), conjugal partner, dependent children, parents, grand-parents, children adopted from abroad, and other relatives in special circumstances
If you’re are a foreigner you need to obtain a valid work permit to work in Canada. Based on the employment and work restrictions applicable to the work permit holder you may have an open or closed work permit. There are various categories work permit are granted for example for temporary workers, business people, students and Caregivers Program.
After graduation a person with study permit may qualify for a post-secondary work permit, which offers the possibility of staying in the country after your graduation, gaining valuable Canadian work experience and may thereafter apply for Permanent Residence application.
Most people need a visa OR an Electronic Travel Authorization to travel to Canada – not both. Some people may only need their valid passport. Citizens from certain countries may need a visa to enter Canada. Foreign nationals from specified countries require an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) to enter Canada and don’t require the Temporary Resident Visa. Canada has a Temporary Resident Visa program which allows you to enter Canada legally for business or tourism purposes.
A visitor visa (also called a temporary resident visa) is an official document that shows that you meet the requirements needed to enter Canada. You can apply for a visitor visa online or on paper.
Visitors can stay for up to 6 months in Canada. The border services officer at the port of entry may allow you to stay for less or more than 6 months. If so, they’ll put the date you need to leave by in your passport or give you a document, called a visitor record, which will show the by which date you need to leave.
If your passport is not stamped, you can stay for 6 months from the day you entered Canada or until your passport expires, whichever comes first. If you need a stamp, you can ask a border services officer.