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    Forms B4 and B4A after completing virtual landing in Canada

    -My wife and I received our PRs last year while visiting our son in Canada. We completed landing formalities virtually as per new procedures, without leaving Canada. -We returned to India to wind-up things earlier this year -Now we are planning to return to Canada next month and this will be...
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    Forms B4 and B4A after completing virtual landing in Canada

    -My wife and I received our PRs last year while visiting our son in Canada. We completed landing formalities virtually as per new procedures, without leaving Canada. -We returned to India to wind-up things earlier this year -Now we are planning to return to Canada next month and this will be...
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    BRINGING GOODS AFTER VIRTUAL LANDING

    My parents were in Canada on visitor visas last year and got their PRs while here. Virtual landing formalities were completely here without leaving the country and they got their PR cards also. Few months back they went to India to close few things and will be returning to Canada for the first...
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    NEW IMMIGRANT FILING FIRST TIME TAX RETURN (HAVING PROPERTIES ABROAD)

    My parents came here as visitors and got their PRs in June 2020. They completed their virtual landing here during Covid time. They have moveable and immovable assets in home country. They will be filing their first income tax return here. 1-Should they report value of their moveable and...
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    PR HOLDER WORKING ABROAD

    My son and his wife got their PRs in 2019, did soft landing and returned to a South Asian country where they are working. 1-Can he register a consulting business in Canada and be employed by this company? Because time spent abroad by a PR holder employed by a Canadian business is counted as if...
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    Private Medical Insurance for new immigrants

    Anyone whose family/parents have landed here has bought/considering to buy private medical insurance to cover dental, eyecare, prescription drugs and others that provincial health care doesn't cover? What are the most economical options?
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    in-Canada landing for COPR approved after 18 March 2020

    I am starting this new thread for the applicants who received their PRV and COPR approvals after 18 March 2020. As Flagpoling and personal interviews at IRCC offices have been suspended, what are the options for completing landing formalities? Please share your experience here.
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    Revalidation of visitor status

    My parents are here in Canada on Multiple Entry Visitor Visas and their current status expires (6months) on 3 May 2020. They went for one week vacation to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic in January 2020 and re-entered Canada on 21 January 2020. Can they stay here for Six months with effect from...
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    CPC-OTTAWA and COPR

    -Does anyone know if CPC-Ottawa is open now a days or not? -How much time they take to stamp PRV and issue COPR? -My parents passports were dilivered to Ottawa on 19 March.
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    Flagpoling after Canada-US border closing

    This thread is being created for the holders of PR Visa and COPR document who are currently in Canada. Let's keep in touch with updates/experience/options related to Flagpoling after Canada-US border closing in the wake of Covid19 situation.
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    MAINTAINING PERMANENT RESIDENCY STATUS WHILE WORKING ABROAD

    My brother recieved his PR in 2019 and completed soft landing in June 2019. He spent one month here in Canada, got his PR card and returned to Middle East where he is currently working. He intends to finally shift from Middle East to Canada in June 2021. - Is there any concern if he is away...
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    Paying Taxes in Canada as a Permanent Resident while working abroad

    Posting on behalf of my brother. My wife and I completed our soft landing formalities in June 2019. We spent one month in Canada, staying at my brother's place and returned to a South Asian country. During our stay we got our PR cards, opened bank accounts and got credit cards. I have two...
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    VISITOR VISA STAY REVALIDATION

    My parent came to Canada on Visitor Visas on 9 Aug 2019 so their 6 months stay is due to expire on 8 Aug. However, they want to return to India in the first week of May 2020. I am taking them to Dominican Republic for one week in Jan 2020. Since we will return by air, my assumption is that their...
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    PARENST & GRANDPARENTS 2019 FILES TRANSFERRED TO NDVO

    Dear all, I am starting this new thread for those PGP 2019 cases that have been transferred from Mississauga to NDVO for closer tracking and comparing. Timelines of my file are given below: -My parents are currently in Canada on visitor visas since early August 2019 -My parents application was...
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    Can a female with two year old kid apply for Express Entry

    A female known to our family has a two year old kid. She is living seperately from her husband due to personal reasons. They are not legally seperated or divorced yet. Can she apply for Express Entry with her son as dependant without the knowledge and consent of her husband?
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    IRAQI & KUWAITI PCC for PGP

    My father was in Kuwait from 1978 to 1980 and in Iraq from 1980 to 1984. After that he has no contact or connection with anyone in these countries. He may be asked for PCCs from these countries which he left 35 years back. Can anyone share his/her experience of obtaining PCCs with similar...
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    TRAVEL INSURANCE FOR VISITORS

    My parents are planning a trip to Canada (on visitor visas) from 9th Aug 2019 to 08th February 2020. They both are Indians and currently residing in Delhi, India. They would like to buy the insurance with cashless facility in-case one of them is admitted in a hospital or has to see a doctor...
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    BIOMETRICS

    I am sponsoring my parents from India under PGP 2019. They will arrive here in Canada in August 2019 on Visitor Visas and stay for at least 6 months. They also have US visitor visas. If they receive biometrics instruction while in Canada, can they enter USA and give biometrics at a listed US...
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    Do the Indians travelling to Canada via London airport require UK transit visa?

    Do the Indians having Canadian PR or Visitor Visas, travelling from India to Canada via UK airports require UK air side transit visa if the both flights are on the same ticket, arrival and departure at UK airport on the same day and the traveler is not leaving the airport? We are planning to...
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    USING INDIAN DEBIT/CREDIT CARD IN CANADA

    Which one is the preferred option for Indian visitor to Canada to meet expenses and why? 1- Use Master/Visa Credit Card? 2- Use Master/Visa Debit Card? 3- Carry hard cash? 4- Carry Traveller cheques? 5- Carry a Forex Card? Thanks,