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LANDING IN CANADA ??? -All You Need To Know.

lilbro

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You are a new immigrant and so won't be taxed all you need to do is to inform the bank you need to wire transfer the rest of your funds from your country and they will guide you. I didn't have any problems at all, the bank charges no fees they only convert your usd with the present rate of the market at the bank on that day of opening your account you also have an option of opening a usd account with a cad account your choice. Opening an account is very easy for immigrants to Canada I recommend you open a scotia bank account very helpful to immigrants. So pls do not convert your usd u might loose a lot. If travelling with your spouse u can both carry the specified amount each for one traveller that way u kill 2 birds with one stone by carrying more cash,, all the best

SZ84 said:
Thanks a lot "lilbro" for your reply.

I have one more question. if i don't declare the them 50,000CAD amount on my goods to follow list, then will I be Taxed when i transferred them to Canada after opening a bank account there.

Also you mentioned that you carried the funds in USD. how was that experience for you ? did you face any hurdles opening a bank account in USD & also did bank charged you any fee when converting from USD to CAD?
my funds currently are in USD and i was planning to convert them to CAD before moving to Canada. but if you didn't faced any issue carrying the USD then please let me know and i will not convert my funds as well.

thanks a lot in advance for your guidance
 

Tia009

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hi all,

planning to travel to canada at 20th of march. need expert suggestions. which city is best to land to get the initial supports for newcomers or to settle down?

thanks
 

ciscoccie

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ciscoccie said:
I have read on forum that at airport they will ask for photographs for PR card, if this is correct please tell me how many photoes should I bring with me when landing and also what are the specifications ?
please confirm this, I have heard from few sources that photographs are only required for Inland applications applying for PR card and not FSW ppl ( outland ) .
 

emamabd

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ciscoccie said:
please confirm this, I have heard from few sources that photographs are only required for Inland applications applying for PR card and not FSW ppl ( outland ) .
no photos are required when you land

you already provided them with photos before the visa and copr was issued..the same photos will be used for your pr card.
 

4Canucks

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since the original post is from 2010 does anyone have a recent experience landing from USA that they could share.
 

Armenak

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Dear friends,

Do you think I shall declare all my staff including quantity and prices in the "Goods Accompanying List" and "Goods To Follow" like it was mentioned by the topic starter? I think that it looks silly to mention how many socks I have with me and what is their price. Maybe I shall prepare a separate detailed list only for electronics and jewellery?
 

shibdutta

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may be its a question that has been discussed many times, but as I am new.

do we need to carry (actual cash) or show proofs of funds at the time of entering Canada. if so, how much ? as much as we have given proofs at the time of apply. Or as much as we think that would be good for staying there.

thanks
Shiv
 

Newbie2016

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Feb 15, 2016
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Hi everyone

I guess this is a similar question in relation to the last one

Can anyone let me know if current bank statements are still considered as sufficient proof of funds on landing?

The website was updated recently and bank statements were not explicitly mentioned. Only a reference of documents showing capital payable to you was listed with examples of shares, bonds etc given
 

emamabd

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shibdutta said:
may be its a question that has been discussed many times, but as I am new.

do we need to carry (actual cash) or show proofs of funds at the time of entering Canada. if so, how much ? as much as we have given proofs at the time of apply. Or as much as we think that would be good for staying there.

thanks
Shiv
you need to show that you have the required amount by CIC as per link below (depending on your family size)

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/skilled/funds.asp

These funds could be in the form of:

- cash
- documents that show property or capital payable to you (such as stocks, bonds, debentures, treasury bills, etc.) or
- documents that guarantee payment of a set amount of money, which are payable to you (such as bankers’ drafts, cheques, travellers’ cheques or money orders).
 

shibdutta

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ok, but on this page, the section says that "Bring as much money as you can to make moving and finding a home in Canada easier. "


You will need to show proof to the Canadian visa office in your home country that you have enough money when you apply to immigrate.


How much money should you bring?
It is a good idea to research how much it costs to live in the place where you plan to settle in Canada.

Bring as much money as you can to make moving and finding a home in Canada easier.


did I understand it wrong?

Thanks
Shiv
 

emamabd

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shibdutta said:
ok, but on this page, the section says that "Bring as much money as you can to make moving and finding a home in Canada easier. "


You will need to show proof to the Canadian visa office in your home country that you have enough money when you apply to immigrate.


How much money should you bring?
It is a good idea to research how much it costs to live in the place where you plan to settle in Canada.

Bring as much money as you can to make moving and finding a home in Canada easier.


did I understand it wrong?

Thanks
Shiv
The way i understand it is, don't limit the funds you bring to only the amount stated by CIC. That is only the minimum requirement. The website suggests if you can bring more, then do so.
 

HappyFlowerChild

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Hey guys. I just got the PPR. I've got a few questions:

1. When do I pay the PR Card fee? Now, before I leave to Canada, or upon landing?

2. What goods do we have to list and photograph? Only valuable items (gold and silver jewelry, electronics, money) or everyday items (clothing, cheap costume jewelry, personal care items, pots and pans) as well?

I'm planning on bringing only the absolute essentials. Since I'm going to travel to Canada in early spring, I'm going to bring lost of light clothing (of low value, no designer clothes), shoes, jewelry (valuable), personal care items, some electronics etc. My family is going to send me winter clothing like coats and boots. Do I need to list those items that are going to be sent by post as "goods to follow"?
 

nekeol

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HappyFlowerChild said:
Hey guys. I just got the PPR. I've got a few questions:

1. When do I pay the PR Card fee? Now, before I leave to Canada, or upon landing?

2. What goods do we have to list and photograph? Only valuable items (gold and silver jewelry, electronics, money) or everyday items (clothing, cheap costume jewelry, personal care items, pots and pans) as well?

I'm planning on bringing only the absolute essentials. Since I'm going to travel to Canada in early spring, I'm going to bring lost of light clothing (of low value, no designer clothes), shoes, jewelry (valuable), personal care items, some electronics etc. My family is going to send me winter clothing like coats and boots. Do I need to list those items that are going to be sent by post as "goods to follow"?
1. no fee for PR card
2. only Gold or diamonds nothing else
 

HappyFlowerChild

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nekeol said:
1. no fee for PR card
2. only Gold or diamonds nothing else
Thank you nekeol. You've helped me a lot!
 

hmisabpk

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Thank you for your inquiry.
We do have unfurnished units as well & details can be seen at

http://www.canadavisa.com/canada-immigration-discussion-board/looking-fully-furnished-low-rent-with-amenities-included-accommodation-t264892.0.html

Best regards