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  1. Johnny Ghaddar

    New Immigrant - Got G License Easy

    Hello, Guys a friend of mine advised me to get the international driving license which would allow me to drive upto 6 months in Ontario. Can you guys please confirm if this is possible on IDP from Pakistan ? Thanks
  2. Johnny Ghaddar

    New Immigrant - Got G License Easy

    Thank you for your valued advise. I applied for NOC today and hopefully would get it on Monday and then I'll get it attested from MOFA.
  3. Johnny Ghaddar

    New Immigrant - Got G License Easy

    Thanks. After getting NOC is there is a need for IDP as the NOC would state my driving experience and I will carry my local license with me as well?
  4. Johnny Ghaddar

    New Immigrant - Got G License Easy

    Hello, I am coming from Karachi and I have been told to get a Driving Experience Letter / NOC from Karachi License office and then get this attested from MOFA which would serve me to claim my experience in Ontario. Has anyone done this ? Would this relieve me from getting the consulate...
  5. Johnny Ghaddar

    Pakistani Applicants for Express Entry, Let's Network Here

    Not sure about that. I think your overall education is 16 years so you might get Bachelors.
  6. Johnny Ghaddar

    Pakistani Applicants for Express Entry, Let's Network Here

    You need both. matriculation certificate & marksheet to be sent directly by the board of secondary education and intermediate certificate and marksheet to be sent directly by the board of intermediate education.
  7. Johnny Ghaddar

    After PR, how to bring money from Pakistan to Canada?

    FX brokers are not doing it nowadays. As per my knowledge, only NBP is doing it. Which city are you loacted in ?
  8. Johnny Ghaddar

    After PR, how to bring money from Pakistan to Canada?

    Yes the DD would be in CAD$ and the amount can be greater the 10k. However, you can only make one DD at a time.
  9. Johnny Ghaddar

    After PR, how to bring money from Pakistan to Canada?

    Yes. Depends how much you can carry and how much is allowed from your port of exit.
  10. Johnny Ghaddar

    After PR, how to bring money from Pakistan to Canada?

    I had discussions with some of my friends. The have suggested me to refrain from opening account in any bank account in Canada for funds transfer as it will result in massive losses due to currency conversion from PKR-USD-CAD. They have asked me to carry cash +DD and then open an account when...
  11. Johnny Ghaddar

    traveling from karachi,pakistan - carry funds

    Hello, I am landing soon and would like to know how many days it took for your demand draft to get cleared in Canada ? I am planning to carry funds in the form of demand draft and like to know the clearance time to arrange sufficient cash funds for that time period. Thanks
  12. Johnny Ghaddar

    Best way to bring money to Canada

    Well after careful consideration of all other options I will proceed with the CAD DD option offered by NBP. I will have to wait till next month to get this done and probably expose myself further to the exchange rates hike, but this is the only viable option which would be straight forward and...
  13. Johnny Ghaddar

    Best way to bring money to Canada

    Unfortunately we don't have it in Pakistan :(
  14. Johnny Ghaddar

    Bank Account for Immigrants

    Alright. I have heard that their processing time is much longer with paper based application to be posted after attestation. I'll check if I can do this within my timeline. Thanks
  15. Johnny Ghaddar

    Bank Account for Immigrants

    Hello, May I ask which one out of the five has the smoothest and the quickest processing for newcomer account ? I am in the process of opening my account and would appreciate your response. Thnx
  16. Johnny Ghaddar

    Best bank for new comers? CIBC or RBC?

    Hi, Which one did you end up using and what how was the process ? Thnx
  17. Johnny Ghaddar

    Opened a bank account with Scotia. Need to wire the funds. Please Help!

    Hi Ali, I am from Pakistan and starting the remittance process myself. May I know which bank you ended up using for funds transfer and how was your experience with Scotia Bank ? Thanks
  18. Johnny Ghaddar

    Best way to bring money to Canada

    I called DolarEast today and they told me that they are not making FCY DD anymore due to some issues with UBL and only dealing in cash. So the only options left for me is to go for NBP (wait till 1st June as per their instructions) or to have my bank issue me a DD or Wire T/f. Same is the case...
  19. Johnny Ghaddar

    How to transfer money from Pakistan to Canada.

    Thank you for clearing that up. Cheers