Frequently Asked Questions

Why use a registered Canadian immigration consultant?

Knowing what to apply for can be very confusing. Fortunately, by using a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant, the process of immigration doesn’t have to be stressful.

Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCIC) are members in good standing with the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) and are legally authorized representatives, who are specially trained and qualified with intensive background knowledge of the immigration laws.

Let us help you ease your mind. Call us today.

How can I come to Canada?
There are many ways to come to Canada. The most common ways people come to Canada is by visiting, working or studying. Still unsure on how you can come. Give us a call, and we will be happy to assist you.
Can I bring my family with me to Canada?
Yes, under certain circumstances. Are you currently working in Canada in as a high skilled worker? Are you a student, studying at a Designated Learning Institute here in Canada? Call us now to find out how you can bring your family here.
How much does it cost to live in Canada?

Every year, the settlement funds are updated based on Canada’s Low-Income Cut-Off (LICO) requirements. The amounts of funds you need depends on your family threshold. Please the link below to find how much you need for your family.

What is the status of my application?

Processing times are determined by the type of application and the country where the application is processing from. It varies dependent on the volume of applications received. Processing times does not include time it takes the application to be sent from the VACs and the time it takes you to complete your biometrics. Please also consider with the COVID-19 pandemic of adding delays into the processing times. Please see the link below for an estimated processing time for your application.

Can I buy an LMIA?

Many people call to ask this question.

No. Legally in Canada, you cannot buy or sell LMIAs. Employers are responsible for selecting candidates they wish to hire on any positive LMIA.

Do you always need an LMIA to work in Canada?
Not always, but most of the time. Make an appointment for a consultation to see how your experience can qualify you to work in Canada.
How much does a Work Permit cost?
The amount of work required to apply for an individual’s work permit varies greatly on the individual case. Prices depend largely on the location of the applicant. Make an appointment for a consultation have an assessment of your case.
Can I sponsor my relative?
Determining eligibility for the sponsor and the relative depends on a number of factors. Not all blood relatives are automatically eligible to be sponsored.
Can I bring my family with me?
The answer to this question depends on whether you are hoping to visit, study, work or live in Canada. If you are hoping to work in Canada, some occupations are eligible to bring their spouse to work on an Open Work Permit, and their children to go to school, while they work in Canada. To see if you are eligible, call our office to make an appointment for consultation.
I’ve been refused before, is there hope that I can be approved still?
Many clients have come to our office, frustrated and having lost all hope of a successful application after repeated refusals. Our consultant has been successful with numerous clients who have been refused as many as 4 times previously. Make an appointment for a consultation to see if our consultant can find a solution for you!
I have an employer who wants to hire me, how can we proceed?
Check out our Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) page to learn about how a Canadian employer can apply to hire a foreign worker. Not all situations require an LMIA; some instead are job offer based. Have your employer call our office to find out more about simple information we need to help you get started.
I want to hire a foreign worker, how do I start?
Our office does all the work, after some basic information from you. Hiring a foreign worker is a great investment into the future of your company, and allows you to add some highly-qualified and experienced candidates to your team.