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    SOWP, ask me anything.

    Hi. I'd like to ask for sowp (dependent on my study permit)--can my spouse work immediately or he will only be allowed to start working once my classes will start? Thanks in advance.
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    Anyone applied a Student Permit from Philippines?

    Hi. My 2cents: it would be recommended for her to take a phd to show educ progression since if it would be a lower credential it might become a concern from the visa officer's perspective --given that studying in Canada is rather costly and pretty faraway it might not make sense to them if she...
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    Anyone applied a Student Permit from Philippines?

    Have you tried requesting for your gcms notes to know the exact details of your refusal? as above are just generic reasons
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    International Student Spouse Visa

    To add - if you're about to be on pgwp then a different set of requirements is required, further info on the cic website.
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    International Student Spouse Visa

    Hi. Yes - proof of funds should be included, check the cic website to know more about the details of the minimim required funds for your spouse + acceptable financial proof. You can upload it in the client info section.
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    Ongoing business (home country) - student

    Got it. Thanks! Yes I will stop actively managing it while I study as it might be quite difficult to do both and ill be pretty far away. Thanks again. Have an awesome one :)
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    Anyone applied a Student Permit from Philippines?

    Hi. Im sorry to hear about your refusal :( For your program is it a 1 or 2 yr program? After 1 month plus of classes--will you be having a sched break then resume classes again by Sep? Or is it a short term program? My 2cents: I think its okay to join any intake so long as you would be...
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    IMM1294e form, employment information

    For the date: indicate the start and end date of your activity (ex. Of your study). For the address where that activity took place (ex. school address).
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    Ongoing business (home country) - student

    Thank you @bongoman and @Humpholito24 :) One last question - just thinking ahead once I apply for pgwp or the need to file a student permit extension. Assuming my business would still be ongoing once I apply for extension or pgwp --in the employment or activity the last 10 years section of...
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    IMM1294e form, employment information

    You may indicate unemployed-studying. Make sure to indicate your activity/employment (if you've gain one before) the last 10yrs or from the age of 18 whichever is most recent.
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    Anyone applied a Student Permit from Philippines?

    Hi. My 2cents: Being employed or unemployed by itself is not necessarily the reason for approval/refusal. Its the relevance or the story behind your status -- as to why you would like to go on further studies specifically in Canada (ex. Currently employed as a supervisor in a multinational...
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    Ongoing business (home country) - student

    Hi Seniors, I'd like to ask for your inputs as I'm unfamiliar on this, would like to make sure I won't violate my working conditions as a student. I currently own a small business (sole proprietor) here in my home country and by January ill be studying in Canada. While I'll be studying/away my...
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    Nervous of applying for student visa

    - hope above helps and best of luck :)
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    Anyone applied a Student Permit from Philippines?

    Not sure if its too late as I haven't tried it but you can certainly try to put your mind at ease :) For me since I applied online everything was communicated to me via my gckey account. For mine I received my biometrics correspondence the same time I was approved. The bio correspondence and...
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    Anyone applied a Student Permit from Philippines?

    Hi. It can mean either way. Is your paper app linked to your gckey account? If so then you can check your gckey account to know the status. You can check your result by going to the final decision portion. Hoping the best for you :)
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    Anyone applied a Student Permit from Philippines?

    Yes I think you can still submit the gic letter you received, you don't need to submit the bpi receipt. To put your mind at ease and to make sure you can also email the bank to confirm if the gic letter is still good for your next application :) You can just pm your sop in this forum as its...
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    Anyone applied a Student Permit from Philippines?

    Hi. I did - got our approval last Sept. Yes it can be via GIC - it's what I did. I also included bank cert from our joint account for additional funds (doesn't hurt to provide a lil extra :) ) I included a short explanation letter regarding what is accounted under GIC and joint account.
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    Anyone applied a Student Permit from Philippines?

    Hi. For #1 - you can upload statement of purpose of your partner (ex. reasons why there is a need for him to accompany you and how temporarily working in Canada can help his career here once he returns...).
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    Anyone applied a Student Permit from Philippines?

    Yes - i think you can still use it so long as you didnt request it to be returned/its still active. GIC is still fine even if for regular. You can post your SOP here or pm it to me (delete any confidential or sensitive personal info) - willing to help :)