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    health insurance for temp worker

    hello everyone! Just wondering if anyone has recently moved on a work permit and what you did for health insurance? My company said they will pay for BC Medical service plan after working there for a month. However can I apply for this now prior to arriving? or do I apply for this when I get...
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    bringing money to Canada

    Oh, I'll be bringing more than 10,000. I'll be wire transferring it to my new to Canada soctia bank account. And then I get paid on August 28th and as I leave the uk on August 31st I'm unsure what to do with my final pay. Either leave it in my uk account and send it across later if that's...
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    bringing money to Canada

    Thanks for getting back to me, will they not require proof of this money at the border?
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    bringing money to Canada

    Hello, I am arriving in Canada on August 31st. I have set up a Scotia start right account and will be sending all of my money across at the end of July. However, will need to send my/my partners final pay across on August 28th. As I can only wire transfer money once, and can't leave wire...
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    Setting up a bank account before arriving

    Hello everyone! So I have flights booked and will be arriving August 31st to start my job in BC. I am wanting to open a bank account before arriving and applied through scotia bank. My application has been approved but i have received a message stating I must wire transfer money to open it...
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    Will my work visa application be accepted soon?

    Ah that's a shame. I guess I'll just have to wait and see! Thanks
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    Will my work visa application be accepted soon?

    I uploaded the page we got given at the medical exam to say we have completed it. I don't think everyone needs a medical though- I think maybe just those in health care, but maybe double check that j
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    Will my work visa application be accepted soon?

    I submitted it upfront. I had my medical exam done earlier this year as I knew I'd need it for my PR application and for work permit and I'm going to be working in healthcare
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    Will my work visa application be accepted soon?

    Hello, I applied for my work permit on May 8th and have a position as an Occupational Therapist in BC. I was planning on starting in May and arriving at point of entry as I also have BC PNP. However my employer recommended I now apply online for my work visa. Unfortunately, I can't currently...
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    Application status changed to submitted

    hello, I applied for my work permit on May 8th. The other day the status changed to submitted. What does this mean? Can I expect to receive it soon? Thanks!
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    Biometrics request during COVID-19

    Hello, I have a full time job offer Skill 0 job offer as an Occupational Therapist and received provincial nomination. I have applied for my worker permit, but they have requested my/my partners biometrics. However I believe the London VAC centre is currently closed. Can I get my biometrics...
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    Proof of funds, PR Paper based application

    I have a work permit and full time skill A job which I was supposed to start in May (obviously not sure when I'll be going now due to Covid 19). However my job are willing to wait so will be going when the borders re open
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    PR paper based application timeline

    Hey, I am applying for PR, through the paper based application. Could anyone share their timeline? Thanks!
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    Proof of funds, PR Paper based application

    Hello! I recently received BC PNP and I am applying for permanent residency through the paper based application. Just wondering, there is a form which asks me to state my funds. How much money is needed when applying through this application? Thanks!
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    Applying for work permit at point of entry with BC PNP

    Hello, I am hoping to receive my BC PNP nomination within the next few days, as the status has now changed to "decision finalized". I have applied under the Skills Immigration – Health Care Professional category and my employer. My employer will also pay the compliance fee and I am from the UK...
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    Applying for Open work permit at point of entry

    Hi, I have applied under Skills Immigration – Health Care Professional.
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    Applying for Open work permit at point of entry

    Hello, I am hoping to received my BC PNP nomination within the next few days. I have noticed I can apply for a work permit at point of entry- if I did this, would I be able to work the next week in Canada, or would I need to wait for anything else before working? Also my boyfriend (common-law...
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    BC PNP Decision Finalized (waiting for update)

    Hello, I applied yesterday for the BC PNP Skills Immigration – Health Care Professional category- I have just checked my status, it says Decision Finalized too. When yours changed to this, was it a positive outcome? Thanks!
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    Decision Finalized in BC PNP Profile

    Hello, I applied yesterday for the BC PNP Skills Immigration – Health Care Professional category- I have just checked my status, it says Decision Finalized. This seems very quick, when your application changed to Decision Finalized, did you get approved? Thanks!
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    Decision Finalized BC PNP

    Hello, I applied yesterday for the BC PNP Skills Immigration – Health Care Professional category- I have just checked my status, it says Decision Finalized. What does this mean? Thanks!