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Canadian permanent residents are entitled to live and work anywhere in Canada, enjoy many of the privileges of Canadian Citizenship, may apply for Canadian Citizenship after 3 years and may sponsor family members for Canadian permanent resident status.

You may include your spouse and dependent children in the application for Canadian immigration. Your spouse and any child aged 18 or over must complete a separate application form. If you do not intend to have your family accompany you, they still need a medical examinations and background checks.

It is very important to seek professional advice prior to submitting the visa application. Typically, visa office receives thousands of applications every day. Majority of the applications do not get more than a glance and get rejected by the overworked visa officials. Remaining applications get a little more attention and if the application does not fit into the norms set for immigration, the visa is rejected at some stage during the processing. Therefore to save the visa fee and more importantly the time and lost opportunity to immigrate to Canada, do consult an immigration adviser. Link to Canada through Canadian immigration consultant gives some assurance to the visa officer that the person will get assistance in settling down.

All immigrants must meet health and security requirements. You will need to pass a medical examination and all adults must produce police certificates for the countries where they have lived. An applicant with a criminal record or who presents a security risk is likely to be refused admission to Canada
Applicants selected for immigration to Canada receive an immigrant visa. When you arrive in Canada, the visa is signed by an immigration officer and becomes a record of landing. This is your proof of your status in Canada. It is important to keep this document in a safe place. The visa is valid until the validity of the medical assessment expires, which is one year from the date of the medical examination. You should go to Canada before the visa expires, or you will have to reapply.

Independent Category accounts for the bulk of the immigration to Canada followed by the Business Category. The success of the process starts with a well thought out strategy. The normal time it takes for immigration process to complete is 12 to 24 months.

Immigration Visa Categories
1. INDEPENDENT CATEGORY: Independent category accounts for the bulk of the immigration to Canada. The success of the process starts with a well thought out strategy. It is very important to invest adequate time and money on application, and we do it. Once application is rejected, the appeal process is very cumbersome. An applicant can loose thousands of dollars in the appeal and valuable time is lost.

SKILLED WORKERS/ PROFESSIONALS: The economic or independent category includes skilled workers, and business immigrants. Skilled workers provide skills needed by the Canadian labour market.

BUSINESS IMMIGRATION: Business immigration includes Investors, Entrepreneur, and self-employed persons selected on the basis of their abilities to make contribution to the economy by setting up business. Canada is looking for successful businesspersons with funds to invest and experience in running a business. Different selection criteria apply for investors, entrepreneurs and self-employed immigrants.

FAMILY CLASS: Family class immigrants are sponsored, and supported financially, by immediate family members who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents in Canada. If you have a blood relative in Canada who needs a relative in a position of trust, a detailed assessment is required to check the strength of the business in Canada.


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