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Working after landing as a permanent resident

Canadianladyinsp

Full Member
Jul 29, 2013
26
0
São Paulo
Category........
Visa Office......
sao paulo
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
06-09-2013
Doc's Request.
05-11-2013
AOR Received.
20-09-2013
Med's Request
24-10-2013
Med's Done....
31-10-2013
Interview........
N/A
Passport Req..
19-11-2013
VISA ISSUED...
26-11-2013
Hi all!!
I received A LOT of helpful info from this site while applying for my husbands PR, so i thought i would try again with our next questions...
We go back to Canada in less than a week (to Vancouver). My husband has his PR and everything in his passport, and we weer both under the impression that he would be able to work as soon as we got there. However, a few days ago, he found a thread on facebook with fellow Brazillians coming to Vancouver, and not being able to work right away, and they actually had to leave the country and then come back in order to work!! Does anybody have any insight on this?? If this is totally necessary we can drive to the US because its only a few hours away.. but i'd really rather not waste the time!!
We are also not sure exactly what to do when we get there- will his docs be mailed to us? I know we have to go to the office to apply for his SIN and his health insurance etcetc... but i guess we are a bit lost as to what to do when we get there.
Any help would be great!!
Thanks!!
 

zardoz

VIP Member
Feb 2, 2013
13,347
2,152
Canada
Category........
FAM
Visa Office......
London
App. Filed.......
16-02-2013
VISA ISSUED...
31-07-2013
LANDED..........
09-11-2013
The moment that he and the Immigration Officer sign the COPR, he can work. He must apply for a SIN as soon as possible to provide to the employer.
 

Canadianladyinsp

Full Member
Jul 29, 2013
26
0
São Paulo
Category........
Visa Office......
sao paulo
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
06-09-2013
Doc's Request.
05-11-2013
AOR Received.
20-09-2013
Med's Request
24-10-2013
Med's Done....
31-10-2013
Interview........
N/A
Passport Req..
19-11-2013
VISA ISSUED...
26-11-2013
Thanks zardoz!! Hopefully it all goes that smoothly:)