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Post Posted: Sun Apr 02, 2006 6:09 pm

Thanks to the people who maintain this valuable site.

1) I have applied for Canadian permanent resident under the skilled worker category from Pakistan in Jan 2001 through Canadian consulate Hong Kong.
2) Transferred file from Hong Kong to Pakistan in 2004.
3) Called for interview in Apr 2005.
4) Medical submitted on 04th June 2005 for my self my wife and my daughter. They both are not accompanying me to Canada.)
5) Received passport request on 26th march 2006 along with to show 16000cad dollars and 02 photo graphs (no specification given).

Now my questions are

1) They have demanded to show the bank statement of 16000 cad dollars which are i think so for a family of three but i will be going to canada alone once i receive my COPR. if i am right then how much i have to show by bank statement, and what is the safest way of taking this amount to canada.
2) Also if some one can give me the exact specification of photos along with background colour.
3) Is this a wise decision not to give them my picture at the point of entry for pr card but let them to take it by there camera at the airport, so that there will be no risk of retaking the picture latter due specfication problems?


thanks

AMIR

 

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Re: passport request

Post Posted: Mon Apr 03, 2006 9:11 pm

It is obvious to me that your application is being considered based on THREE PEOPLE ,not just you
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The fact that THREE medical examinations were done , for YOU your WIFE and CHILD, is the problem.

The amount of money that is being asked for is based on THREE people being considerd in YOUR application. This needs to be cleared up.

WHY are YOU coming and NOT the other two? . This is what is causing the confusion. You need to clear this up with the Canadian Embassy that is holding your application papers. Do that right now, and don't wait .

On the photos for your Permanent Resident card. Standard passport phoros, with the signature space along the bottom are acceptable, with a white background. If you wear glasses, take them off for the photo, and don't smile.

Talk to your Bank in Pakistan, about getting a letter of credit that will allow you to draw funds from yoiur bank account in Pakistan while you are in Canada. DO NOT CARRY LARGE SUMS OF MONEY WITH YOU. that is very un-wise and dangerous. Get a credit card that will be accepted in Canada with names such as VISA, MASTERCARD, or AMERICAN EXPRESS. You can get a "pre paid card " that you have bought with a cash payment in Pakistan, for say, $5000, Canadian dollars, which will allow you to pay for anything here that you need to buy.

Overall, I think that you need to clear up the fact that ONLY you are coming to Canada, at this time. Get that fixed right away.

Jim Bunting. Toronto.

 

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Re: passport request

Post Posted: Mon Apr 03, 2006 10:20 pm

I have a few questions for you too..."Amir"

And you should get your story straight if you want anybody from this website to take you seriously.

Firstly...

1. Why are you posting to the Canada forums as "Amir", but then you attempt to change your identity to post as "John" in the Switzerland forums?:

www.expatfocus.com/ind...pic&t=4548

2. Are you "Amir", or are you "John"?

3. Are you from Pakistan seeking Visa to Canada, as you claim in the Canada forum? Or are you a Permanent resident of Canada seeking Visa to Switzerland, as you claim in the Switzerland forums?


To be honest, it all sounds rather suspicious to me.

I, for one, am concerned about the discrepancies in your postings to the website, and cannot take you seriously, nor provide you any feedback until I understand your 'ACTUAL' circumstances, sorry...

Paul-F


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Re: passport request

Post Posted: Tue Apr 04, 2006 10:17 pm

hello
thank u for your detail reply.
I am amir john from pakistan, I am planning to land in may 2006, as my medical will be expired on 4th june 2006.thus i have no enough time to windup my all business here, there fore i am planning to land first and then come back to settle my issues and the hopefully after six months i will be shifted permenantly.while comming back from canada after landing i am intrusted to visit my friend who is in swiss bern.there fore i asked both the questions in the relevant subgroups.
hope that it will be clear now.
sorry for a little bit confusion to all of u
thanks

 

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Re: passport request

Post Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2006 10:10 pm

Hello amir john,

Thanks for at least attempting to clarify your circumstances.

Best of luck with your plans.

Paul-F


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