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Received COPR but confused on PR validation

swara1988

Member
Jul 21, 2018
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Hi Guys,

I live in Victoria, bc. Please advise the nearest port of entry. how to do the land port of entry for permanent residence in Victoria or Vancouver. And do I need to apply for US visa? I have heard about flagpole but not sure what is that?

Please give your advice.

Thank you
 

Hurlabrick

Champion Member
Sep 4, 2016
2,361
566
Ottawa, ON
Visa Office......
London
App. Filed.......
23-06-2016
AOR Received.
12-07-2016
File Transfer...
23-08-2016
Med's Done....
08-06-2016
Passport Req..
21-12-2016
VISA ISSUED...
24-12-2016
LANDED..........
11-04-2017
I live in Victoria, bc. Please advise the nearest port of entry.
Check out Google maps. Any road entry exit between Canada and the USA.

how to do the land port of entry for permanent residence in Victoria or Vancouver.
Leave Canada via a land border for a day trip to the USA, OR leave Canada and tell them at the US border that you don't actually want to come in to the USA and would they please turn you around so you can 'flagpole' back to Canada (that is what flagpoling is). Read about a lot of stuff here:

https://britishexpats.com/wiki/Landing_as_PR-Canada

do I need to apply for US visa? I have heard about flagpole but not sure what is that?
I don't know as I don't know your nationality. If you cross into the US, then Google 'do I need a visa for the USA as a XXXXXXXX national'.