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Is it hard to get LMIA?

Its extremely difficult to get Positive LMIA. Nothing is guaranteed. The employer must go through a process and ensure that he has explored all options to hire local Canadians. The employer also needs to follow certain advertisement guidelines. More importantly the position needs to be justified. Whether the employer is eligible or not is another consideration. If the employer does not have a legitimate business, the chances are that the LMIA application will be refused. There are some common reasons of refusal. The employer must ensure that they do not make those mistakes while filling LMIA application.


How much does it cost to get LMIA?

Service Canada Charges 1000 CAD as service fee. However, there are other costs involved like advertisement charges and advertisement management charges. If the employer decides to take the help of Consultant or lawyer, then there is lawyers fee involved. Which is usually in the range of 4000-5000 CAD.


Is IELTS required for LMIA?

No IELTS is not a requirement for LMIA. It may be required by the applicant when he applies for work permit. It depends on the job and the NOC codes Job requirements. If the incumbent is required to have command over English or French language then, IELTS would be helpful in convincing the officer that incumbent meets the requirements of the Job.


How can I apply for LMIA?

The organization who is unable to find a local Canadian can apply for LMIA. However, the employer must satisfy the service Canada officer that they have done the best efforts to hire a local Canadian or a Permanent resident. Post this effort, if they failed to hire, they can apply for LMIA approval. There are different requirements for different kind of LMIA applications. The prominent four streams of applications are as under:

  1. High wage application
  2. Low Wage Application
  3. LMIA application to Support Permanent residence application
  4. Global talent Stream
  5. Agriculture Stream
  6. Caregiver Stream

How long does it take to get a LMIA?

It takes about 2-3 months depending on the type of LMIA application. If it’s a low wage application, it may take even longer. There is 1 Month of advertisement requirement before the LMIA is submitted. However, there are certain streams and certain occupations which are processed on priority by Service Canada. There is a list of such occupations and generally all top 10% wage applications are processed on priority.


Can I get Job in Canada with Indian education?

Yes, Canada welcomes people from other countries and respects the education and experience acquired from anywhere in the world. However, there are Education assessment organizations like:

  • World Education Services (WES),
  • International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS)
  • Comparative Education Service (CES), University of Toronto,
  • International Qualifications Assessment Service. …
  • International Credential Evaluation Service.

These organizations evaluate and assess the education and give Canadian equivalence certification which is accepted by all government and Private organizations in Canada


Which subject is best for job in Canada?

Please refer to our answer on what are the in-demand jobs. We recommend you acquire knowledge and skills related to the jobs in demands. Hence, make yourself ready for the job market in Canada.


Is healthcare free in Canada?

For International students, they must participate in medical services plan in British Columbia and likewise in other provinces. The cost is 75 CAD per month. However, as soon as you become permanent resident, this fee is waived off. Hence basic medical, healthcare facility comes for free in BC once you become a permanent resident.


Are Surgeries free in Canada?

Yes, the surgeries are free. However, certain costs are there in healthcare system of Canada. Most eye exams, prescription drugs and dentistry are not covered by government health plans, but you may also be on the hook for other fees


Are taxes high in Canada?

It’s a tiered system. Low income has low taxes and higher the income higher the taxes. There are provincial and federal taxes in Canada. Provincial varies from 5% to 17% and Federal varies from 15% to 33%

 


Is it easy to find a job in Canada for international students?

Lot depends on your ability, talent and experience. There are plenty of Jobs available for right candidates and if someone is incompetent, has an attitude issue, its difficult to get a job in Canada.


How much bank statement is required for Canada student visa?

Immigration Canada wants to ensure that you have enough funds to fund your studies and support your stay while studying in Canada. Let’s assume that your program fee is 16000 CAD for the first year and minimum necessary funds required to stay in Canada as a student is around 15000 CAD for a year. In that case you would need at least 31000 CAD for the first year and the same amount for next year. Ideally you should have these funds available without encumbrances.


How much student can earn in Canada?

Minimum wage is around 14 CAD in British Columbia and similarly other provinces also have standard minimum wage. Rest depends on your skill level, communication ability, student can easily get 14- 20 CAD job after first few months of Canadian experience. If you upgrade yourself by investing into job ready programs, you can improve your wage to 24-25 Cad per hour as well.

 


How can I move to Canada without IELTS?

You can come to Canada to Visit and you do not need IELTS for same. There are many jobs which are low skilled labour jobs which you can do in Canada without IELTS. However, if your aim is to convert into permanent residence you may face issues.


How can I move to Canada without money?

No, its not possible to move to Canada without money. Immigration Canada has visa fee associated with all kind of visa applications. CIC also wants to make sure that you will be able to support yourself financially during your stay in Canada.


Can I Go to Canada without a job offer?

Yes, many applicants become eligible even if they do not have the Job offer. However, job offer gives additional points and hence improves the chance to get the invitation to apply.


How long does express entry to Canada Take?

For all those who are eligible can create their profile. Post creation of profile applicant gets Invitation to apply. This is subject to some conditions. Once ITA is received the applicant must complete the application. Once application is submitted the approval process takes less than 6 Months for 80% applicants.


What is Canada Express Entry?

Express entry is an immigration program designed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada to grant Permanent residence to the aspiring candidates. Applicant needs to qualify in order to enter his or her profile into the express entry pool.


Do you have customer service?

Of course! Our friendly and knowledgeable customer services reps are available to answer your questions 24/7/365


How long does it take to get a permanent residency in Canada?

Around 45 days to process PR cards for new permanent residents, once IRCC receives complete application package from those fulfilling residency requirements. Applications for renewed PR cards take 104 days approx.


Why would I choose Canada to work?

Because of strong and stable economy with great job market. There are plenty of opportunities for skilled workers.


How long would I have to live in Canada for becoming a permanent resident?

You must be physically present in Canada for at least 730 days, i.e. 2 years in every 5-year period.


As a student, why would I choose Canada?

Due to high academic standard and quality education. Also, fees at universities are comparatively low compared to other countries.


Why Canada is ranked the best country to live in?

Canada is ranked the top country due to its quality of life along with sound healthcare, public education, great job market and stable political scenario.


Can I immigrate to Canada without a job offer?

Yes you can. There are programs allowing you to apply for permanent residency without securing prior employment, if you are considered a skilled worker.


How long does it take to get a student visa in Canada?

About 15 days, but one should keep about 1 month for the visa procedure.


How long does it take to get a work visa in Canada?

It usually takes around 38 days for paper application and 25 days for online process. Processing time varies depending on where they are submitted and type of application.


How long does it take to get a tourist visa in Canada?

Processing time is anywhere between 2 days to 4 weeks.


Do I have to appear for a language test?

Yes. Immigration to Canada either needs IELTS or CELPIP test results.

Do you have customer service?

Of course! Our friendly and knowledgeable customer services reps are available to answer your questions 24/7/365


How long does it take to get a permanent resident card in Canada?

Around 45 days to process PR cards for new permanent residents, once IRCC receives complete application package from those fulfilling residency requirements. Applications for renewed PR cards take 104 days approx.


Why would I choose Canada to work?

Because of strong and stable economy with great job market. There are plenty of opportunities for skilled workers.


How long would I have to live in Canada for becoming a permanent resident?

You must be physically present in Canada for at least 730 days, i.e. 2 years in every 5-year period.


As a student, why would I choose Canada?

Due to high academic standard and quality education. Also, fees at universities are comparatively low compared to other countries.


Why Canada is ranked the best country to live in?

Canada is ranked the top country due to its quality of life along with sound healthcare, public education, great job market and stable political scenario.


Can I immigrate to Canada without a job offer?

Yes you can. There are programs allowing you to apply for permanent residency without securing prior employment, if you are considered a skilled worker.


How long does it take to get a student visa in Canada?

About 15 days, but one should keep about 1 month for the visa procedure.


How long does it take to get a work visa in Canada?

It usually takes around 38 days for paper application and 25 days for online process. Processing time varies depending on where they are submitted and type of application.


How long does it take to get a tourist visa in Canada?

Processing time is anywhere between 2 days to 4 weeks.


Do I have to appear for a language test?

Yes. Immigration to Canada either needs IELTS or CELPIP test results.

Do you have customer service?

Of course! Our friendly and knowledgeable customer services reps are available to answer your questions 24/7/365


How long does it take to get a permanent residency in Canada?

Around 45 days to process PR cards for new permanent residents, once IRCC receives complete application package from those fulfilling residency requirements. Applications for renewed PR cards take 104 days approx.


Why would I choose Canada to work?

Because of strong and stable economy with great job market. There are plenty of opportunities for skilled workers.


How long would I have to live in Canada for becoming a permanent resident?

You must be physically present in Canada for at least 730 days, i.e. 2 years in every 5-year period.


As a student, why would I choose Canada?

Due to high academic standard and quality education. Also, fees at universities are comparatively low compared to other countries.


Why Canada is ranked the best country to live in?

Canada is ranked the top country due to its quality of life along with sound healthcare, public education, great job market and stable political scenario.


Can I immigrate to Canada without a job offer?

Yes you can. There are programs allowing you to apply for permanent residency without securing prior employment, if you are considered a skilled worker.


How long does it take to get a student visa in Canada?

About 15 days, but one should keep about 1 month for the visa procedure.


How long does it take to get a work visa in Canada?

It usually takes around 38 days for paper application and 25 days for online process. Processing time varies depending on where they are submitted and type of application.


How long does it take to get a tourist visa in Canada?

Processing time is anywhere between 2 days to 4 weeks.


Do I have to appear for a language test?

Yes. Immigration to Canada either needs IELTS or CELPIP test results.