How To Apply For A Visa In Canada

It will depend on your nationality whether or not you require a visa to enter Canada. Those who do not require a visa, will require an Electronic Travel Authorisation (also known as an eTA). Even if you are only transiting through Canada, you will still require an eTA. If you have Canadian dual nationality, you … Read more

How To Obtain A Temporary Visa In Canada

A temporary visa for Canada is called a TRV (temporary resident visa). You can apply for it in seven steps.1. Apply for your visitor visa, study permit or work permit as required.2. Get your fingerprints and photo taken. 3. Submit your application for processing.4. Wait for a decision to be made on your application.5. If … Read more

How Can The New Family Sponsorship Options In Canada Help You?

One of the more frustrating elements of visa applications is the fact that the criteria and processes can change so often. Sometimes it can feel difficult to keep up with current changes and to know where you stand. One such visa is the Canadian family reunification visa, which over the years has seen some backlash … Read more

Bringing Your Pets Into Canada: A Guide For Expats

Canada is famous for the beautiful Niagara Falls in the Golden Horseshoe region of Southern Ontario as well as the production and exportation of the natural sweetener maple syrup. This friendly country is the second largest in the world after Russia, and is currently 19th in the Top Expat Destinations for 2018, according to a … Read more

What Quebec’s New Immigration Options Mean For You

The Canadian province of Quebec is an interesting option for would-be expats who are looking for someplace outside of their home country to settle. Quebec is experiencing a labour shortage that has led it to becoming more welcoming of migrants, while its long and complicated history has resulted in beautiful architecture, delicious food and a … Read more

A Guide To Repatriating To Canada

Expats moving back home to Canada have many wonderful things to look forward to. The country is known to be a safe destination with efficient public services, abundant nature and a renowned healthcare system. There is also the joy of being close to family and friends again. However, returning to one’s home country does involve … Read more

An Expat Guide To Permanent Residence Visas For Canada

One of the most complex aspects of emigrating to a new country is the visa process – which visa to choose, what the criteria are, and whether it covers your family. It can certainly be an overwhelming and stressful period amongst all the preparation for your move, so we’ve compiled this guide to provide you … Read more

How To Retire To Canada

Canada has topped the lists and surveys of the best countries to live in (such as “the better life index”, “livability ranking report” and the “human development report”) for quite some time now. With an average lower cost of living and housing prices compared to the United States and some European countries, a high quality … Read more

An Expat Guide To Moving To Canada Under The Skilled Workers Program

There are many ways to gain citizenship in Canada, one of the most popular being through the Skilled Workers programme. A ‘skilled worker’ is someone with suitable education and work experience, and who is fluent in one of Canada’s official languages.The concept of the skilled worker programme is to invite people who have a skill … Read more

Canadian Government Launches Global Skills Strategy For Incoming Expats

We’ve written before about how Canada has thrown its doors wide open, welcoming expats, immigrants and refugees with warmth and the promise of a better life. Canada’s policies are in sharp contrast to other nations around the world. The USA, UK, Australia and countries across Europe are bending to populist policies, often contravening their own … Read more

Canadian Citizenship: A Short Guide For Expats

In the build-up to the 2016 US presidential elections, the number of Americans looking to become citizens of Canada rocketed. It’s not just Americans that consider thinking of moving there; the country has a well-established immigration system, though the criteria is prone to frequent changing, it offers expats excellent employment opportunities, low rates of crime … Read more

A Guide To Immigrating To Canada

Moving abroad is generally a daunting subject, especially as there are so many different laws and rules that may be different to your current home country. Customs, visas, work permits and tests that need to be undergone before you can make your move and make a living are all things you’ll need to think about. … Read more

Canadian Government Launches Global Skills Strategy For Incoming Expats

We’ve written before about how Canada has thrown its doors wide open, welcoming expats, immigrants and refugees with warmth and the promise of a better life. Canada’s policies are in sharp contrast to those of other nations around the world. The USA, UK, Australia and countries across Europe are bending to populist policies, often contravening … Read more

Looking To Relocate From The USA To Canada? Here’s How

The US and Canada are two of the largest and most developed nations in the world. They are friendly neighbors that share a large border. The Niagara Falls is on the border of both the nations. Living next to one of the greatest superpowers in world is bound to have its pros and cons, but … Read more

A Brief Guide To Canadian Start-Up Visas

Any time expats meet, be it in bars, the workplace or online, conversation will inevitably turn to the same subject: visas. The visa is the ticket to a life overseas. It doesn’t matter if you have the job, the house and an account full of local money; without that slip of paper in your passport, … Read more

A Brief Expat Guide To Canadian Visas

Living in Canada can be a highly enriching experience for people of all ages, nationalities, and genders. The nation boasts a spectacular countryside complemented by developed cities, and gives you the opportunity to bask in its natural beauty while you enjoy all modern conveniences. Moreover, Canada has one of the strongest and most stable economies … Read more

Are You Thinking Of Moving To Canada?

by John Rooney on behalf of Autoshippers Providing a fascinating mix of strong national identity with stunning natural beauty, it is no surprise that every year thousands of Brits make the decision to up sticks and move to Canada. Nearly 10,000 UK residents were admitted to the country in 2010, complimenting an already broad range … Read more

Playing the Canadian waiting game wisely!

by Thelma O' Connor, Canada Wise By now you may feel you know Canada well, from surfing the internet, or from travel books and news items you’ve read. You’ve applied for your Permanent Resident (PR) visa and know it could take up to 2 years to receive it. You’ve been waiting what seems like an … Read more

Canada – Top Dozen Moving Tips

Some simple preparation and basic facts, however, can eliminate a lot of the anxiety from your move. It will also give you the best possible start to your new life in Canada. Here are a few helpful tips: Know where you’re going! Canada is an immense country. Many newcomers are not familiar with the geography … Read more

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