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    New Immigrant - Got G License Easy

    The reason mentioned is correct. Please do note that whenever you receive a PR card you need to obtain a valid G2 or G class Canadian license.
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    New Immigrant - Got G License Easy

    Just get the NOC and IDP from driving license office. No need for the attestation stuff, do not waste money on items unless really required.
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    How to transfer money from Pakistan to Canada.

    It all depends on your luck. Airport staff usually asks if you are carrying cash greater then 10k. In worst condition they would ask for proof of funds like bank statements which need to have latest date .
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    How to transfer money from Pakistan to Canada.

    I would not suggest in opening a USD account either in CA or PAK reason being once in Canada he would be doing transactions using CAD not USD. Purchasing and selling dollars will cause him loss of money both in Pak and CA. Safest option is to bring 5k CAD and then ask someone back home to wire...
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    Best way to bring money to Canada

    The cheques are issue by UBL bank and are cleared by BMO Canada. DD clearing takes around a month plus there is an additional clearing charge of CAD 100 per DD applied by bank. If you live in Karachi, you can visit DollarEast on Shahrah Faisal branch opposite Lal Kothi. They have supportive...
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    Best way to bring money to Canada

    Hey, On my part I brought around 10k cash CAD as carrying loads of money is risky in Pakistan and and the rest of the money I brought it in DD which is safer but little costly. No need to bring USD unless you plan to move or visit US in near future. For DD, I would recommend Dollareast.
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    How to transfer money from Pakistan to Canada.

    Are you the only person traveling to Canada or do you have any accompanying family members as well? The best option would be to covert USD in CAD and personally carry cash of 10k CAD per adult. You can always create a DD for CAD it's the USD which is being under monitoring. Or bring along the...
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    How to transfer money from Pakistan to Canada.

    AFAIK, Meezan Bank does provide the option to send money abroad in the form of remittance. Its a 3 day process as the remittance needs to be approved by State Bank first before it is actually credited into your account in Canada or any other country. Banks and Money Exchangers have a remittance...
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    How to transfer money from Pakistan to Canada.

    No, only sender needs to provide his/her documents for verification. Just ensure that the sender knows the correct Swift Code + Bank account details of receiver.
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    How to transfer money from Pakistan to Canada.

    Unfortunately, only 2 options are available to transfer money out of Pakistan 1. Create a Demand Draft from known forex exchange. Limit is 12000 USD per day. 2. Perform a remittance through bank or forex exchange. Do not know the daily/monthly limit. For both cases you need to be a Filer in...
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    LANDING IN CANADA ??? -All You Need To Know.

    Hello Everyone, Need answers to few queries related to PoF before we land in Canada. If anyone can help, I would be very thankful 1. As POF, we are bringing Demand Draft in Canadian Dollars instead of Cash. Are we required to bring bank statements as well? 2. Demand Drafts created are in the...
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    How to transfer money from Pakistan to Canada.

    May I know, how you transferred your assets out of Pakistan? My condition is almost similar have visited Standard Chartered, UBL, Meezan and different money exchangers. Banks guide to open a Dollar account and then give rights to someone in family to transfer money once you open an account in...
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    How to transfer money from Pakistan to Canada.

    Can you name the banks please? As per my recent experience, most of the bank managers have limited or no idea how to send money abroad. If you know someone in the banks head office they would guide you a legal way to transfer money out of Pakistan. Money exchangers are also spooked due to...
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    Best way to bring money to Canada

    Hi, Is there anyone who has recently relocated to Canada? Can you please guide on how you moved money from Pakistan to Canada without carrying too much cash at the airport.
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    All Pakistanis join this thread

    Hi, Is there anyone who has recently relocated to Canada? Can you please guide on how you moved money from Pakistan to Canada without carrying too much cash at the airport. Thanks