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  1. piglett99

    Study Permit to Open Work Permit at a POE??

    Hi all, We (my husband and I) are travelling to a POE in Alberta to activate his employer specific work permit. His employer obtained an LMIA for him as a skilled worker. As I understand it I will be able to apply for an Open Work Permit as he will (hopefully) have a work permit issued as a...
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    Advice please!

    I am currently on a study permit , my husband has an LMIA (skilled worker B) and will be converting his OWP to Employer Specific (he will be driving to a POE to do this to save the 3 month online wait time). My question is , because I will be a spouse of a skilled worker can I simply apply for...
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    Applying for Closed Work permit at a Port of Entry (land border)

    Has anyone applied for a closed work permit (with LMIA) at a land border ? POE ? Curious to hear everyone's experiences …
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    Looking for help ! Change from Study Permit to OWP

    Can anyone offer advice ... My husband has been given an LMIA (skilled worker)- he is currently on an OWP and I am on a Study Permit. I would like to change his OWP to Closed and I would like to be able to start working and therefore would like an OWP. Has anyone successfully changed from study...
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    Proving duties performed - Self Employed

    Hi , We have been in Canada for 18 months and plan to apply for PR in March. My husband had a landscaping company in the UK prior to our move to Canada and we would like to claim points for this. Does anyone have any tips/advice on proving self employment duties for his NOC code ? (The only...
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    To give you all some hope...

    On September 21st 2019 I applied for ... Study permit extension OWP extension for my husband Visitor Record extensions for my 2 children Today , December 16th 2019 we were all approved. I have not received an email from IRCC however, when I logged in I saw we had an answer ! Good luck to all...
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    Anyone applied for study permit/SOWP & Visitor extension in September??

    Just wondering if anyone has applied for a study permit extension (along with family member permit extensions) in September ? If so have you received a reply? thanks ! P.S I know the wait times are long ...just curious to see if anyone received an answer before the average time
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    Has anyone appealed an LMIA?

    I am aware there is no formal appeal process for an LMIA refusal , however, I am wondering if anyone has contested the decision ? And what was the outcome? my husbands boss is contesting the negative decision due to the fact the interviewer did not take into account a lot that was said during...
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    Open Studies ? Who has been accepted?

    Has anyone been accepted into an Open Studies course and received a study permit from IRCC? I want to pursue BA Psych and have been told I need to take some courses prior to being enrolled in that course. I know I will need to be studying full time etc Just wondering if anyone else has had...
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    AINP & LMIA requirements (on OWP)

    Hi , I have seen a couple of threads regarding the requirements of LMIA and AINP. My husband is on an OWP ( I have a study permit) is he still required to obtain an LMIA even though he is currently exempt from needing one ? I ask this because none of the following applies to our situation...
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    CEC points & FST draw

    Hi all , I have been looking the points required in each draw and have seen that occasionally there are specific streams that are drawn . For example, in May 2019 there was a draw for FST requiring just 3 points. I have never seen a draw specifically for CEC? Does this exist? We will be at...
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    Anyyone else waiting for an LMIA response in Alberta?

    Is anyone else waiting on an LMIA response? The company my husband works for received a letter to say payment has been processed and application received. This was only about 6 weeks ago so not expecting a decision any time soon! I have heard there are huge delays! Also does anyone know if he...
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    Study Visa - Expiry Date 6 months after graduation?

    Hi Everyone, My study permit expiry date is December 5th 2019 … I finished my course and received my certificate on July 4th. Do I have 90 days to apply for an extension of my permit from July 4th ? Or am I ok to apply closer to December? I wish to continue studying and have found a course...