Visa Application Centres are re-opening in India

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 16:12:44 +0000

The Canadian government has just announced that its Visa Application Centres (VACs) in India will resume services tomorrow, on November 20, 2020. In a new tweet, the government stated it will schedule limited biometrics appointments in Delhi, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Bengaluru. It will prioritize international students and family class applicants. Resuming biometrics is […]

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Canada is now sending work and study permits by mail

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 16:18:59 +0000

Foreign nationals who are in Canada and who have been approved to work or study can now get their permits sent to them by mail. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is now opening up its web form to take requests from people who have their Letter of Introductions (LOIs) but no way to travel […]

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Measures in place to support international students in Canada

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 05:00:08 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released a summary of temporary measures currently in effect for international students, study permits and post-graduation work permits.  The introduction of strict travel restrictions introduced to manage the outbreak of the coronavirus has had a profound impact on Canada’s immigration programs in recent months. Travel restrictions limit, among […]

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Canada introduces more study and work permit flexibility

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 18:22:48 +0000

Canada has just announced three major measures to help individuals who wish to pursue Canadian education and work opportunities. In a news release just issued on its website, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has introduced the following three new measures on Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) eligibility for international students pursuing their Canadian educational programs […]

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Sending kids to school in Canada from the U.S. amid travel restrictions

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 13:54:00 +0000

U.S. parents who send their kids to school in Canada have to navigate the travel restrictions that are now in place for another month. Canada has extended border restrictions on U.S. travellers until September 21, which is weeks after classes are set to start across the country. U.S. parents are facing prolonged processing delays this […]

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Extending your stay in Canada during the coronavirus pandemic

Credit to Author: Stephen Sherman| Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 21:35:20 +0000

While obtaining a Canadian permit or visa is a goal for countless foreign nationals around the world, the status it confers may need to be extended. This could raise a host of issues that the foreign national may not have faced in their initial application. Gaining an extension may prove even more complicated than usual […]

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