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Jun 6th 2018, 11:00 am
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Posted By chrisro55

PRTD (apply within Canada) - processing times

If anyone has any recent experience of how long it took to get a PRTD from within Canada, please can you let us know.

Thanks in advance!
Jul 20th 2017, 12:16 am
Replies: 19
Views: 5,937
Posted By chrisro55

Re: PR via PNP (old process, not EE)

wasn't aware this was an option! - thanks, GCMS application made, although not expecting a response anytime soon !
Jul 19th 2017, 10:00 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 5,937
Posted By chrisro55

Re: PR via PNP (old process, not EE)

Ours is currently at 17.5 months, with a quoted average processing time of 16 months.

AOR was 21st Jan 2016, Medicals requested 5th Feb 2017, Meds submitted 11th Feb 2017, Meds "Passed" Early May...
Apr 28th 2017, 1:35 am
Replies: 19
Views: 5,937
Posted By chrisro55

Re: PR via PNP (old process, not EE)

Thanks both!

i'll be sure to update here if anything changes with ours, to give others at least some idea......

But agreed, seems a totally lottery! - especially as CIC had previously stated...
Apr 25th 2017, 12:58 am
Replies: 19
Views: 5,937
Posted By chrisro55

PR via PNP (old process, not EE)

Hi, has anyone had any recent experience of how long after "medical passed" their status changed to "decision made" or the actual COPR being issued?

We're currently progressing via the old paper...
Sep 20th 2016, 1:52 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By chrisro55

Re: PR Police Check Help

Unfortunately that only evidences the caution you have referred to; theoretically there could be other arrests, cautions or convictions that have been "stepped down" and this will be CIC's concern....
Jun 16th 2015, 5:29 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,605
Posted By chrisro55

Re: UK Police Certificate - Advice Requested

So to summarise, you have previously worked illegally in the UK (criminal offence) , committed tax avoidance (criminal offence) and also defrauded your UK creditors (criminal offence, although debt...
Apr 27th 2015, 8:41 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By chrisro55

Re: Study Permit/Open work Permit

Don't worry! - This is all very simple, and certainly doesn't need a consultant.

Apply for the study permit as per the guidance on the Wiki or CIC site; presuming you are a UK citizen then you can...
Forum: Canada
Apr 27th 2015, 8:14 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 10,237
Posted By chrisro55

Re: An apprenticeship that will get me into Canada?

As far as I am aware you will be unable to participate in a formal Canadian Journeyman apprenticeship unless you hold PR, and without a Canadian high school "Grade 12" or post secondary equivalency,...
Forum: Canada
Apr 24th 2015, 1:23 am
Replies: 192
Views: 14,437
Posted By chrisro55

Re: Racist Employers

Notwithstanding the very fundamental issue of non resident? & no right to work? (which for most employers will be a full stop anyway), then I would echo the comments of the other respondents.

I...
Apr 1st 2015, 8:52 pm
Replies: 156
Views: 9,593
Posted By chrisro55

Re: Deadline today for 1000s of temp. foreign workers

Fully understand and sympathize with those involved, but lets not forget they entered Canada as "Temporary Foreign Workers"....the clue is in the name.

Obviously in reality many extended ...
Forum: Canada
Apr 1st 2015, 4:47 am
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By chrisro55

Re: Banking support for "in-betweenies"

would agree TD and RBC are more "friendly" - RBC issued a $5k unsecured card after only 3 months on an open work permit (with the card expiring around the same time as the end of the permit)

not...
Forum: Canada
Mar 31st 2015, 10:41 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,220
Posted By chrisro55

Re: Abbotsford bc

As has been said before, clearly we should all take jovial comments on a web forum with a pinch of salt, and a wry smile!

However historically there were certainly gang (and specifically biker...
Mar 31st 2015, 9:31 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,926
Posted By chrisro55

Re: BC PNP No AOR After almost 6 Weeks

Once the PNP nomination is received then most new applications are being processed through EE, so currently circa 12 months for BC PNP, then circa 6 months for EE.

Notwithstanding the above, BC...
Mar 31st 2015, 9:21 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By chrisro55

BC PNP "Paused" until July - (Excluding EE)

Effective immediately, the B.C. government is implementing a 90-day pause on new applications to most categories of the BC Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). The BC PNP will begin accepting new...
Mar 31st 2015, 5:15 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By chrisro55

Re: Business For Sale With LMIA...

Some provinces (i.e BC) do have a “regional business succession” classes for PNP nominations; however some business types i.e B&B’s / Dry cleaners, in certain geographical areas are excluded from...
Forum: Canada
Mar 30th 2015, 10:48 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,220
Posted By chrisro55

Re: Abbotsford bc

Undoubtedly Surrey is “winning” this year already!

Great when you hear that all of the stabbing and shooting “victims” are “refusing to co-operate with the police”….perhaps the hospitals should ...
Forum: Canada
Mar 30th 2015, 10:08 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,220
Posted By chrisro55

Re: Abbotsford bc

yep I wouldn't stop if i was driving through there either...

Known as the bible bashing and murder capital of Canada........ most of the "bikers" you see out that way will be hells angels! and are...
Forum: Canada
Mar 30th 2015, 9:10 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 5,872
Posted By chrisro55

Re: Moving from Yorkshire to Kelowna

I wouldn’t overly worry about the lack of ties to the UK, you will be considered to be entering as a temporary resident, and with a fixed exit date on your permit; so as long as the study permit is...
Forum: Canada
Mar 26th 2015, 3:10 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,805
Posted By chrisro55

Re: Thinking about Canada for graduate roles in engineering

If you do not hold PR or Canadian citizenship, then for most governing bodies you will only be able to register as a foreign licensee; as far as I am aware you can not be designated as a P.Eng on a...
Mar 25th 2015, 10:51 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 36,011
Posted By chrisro55

Re: Educational Credential Assessment – UK City and Guilds / NVQ Equivalency

And for completeness, the response from ICAS on Vocational Qualifications.

"Thank you for your enquiry.

The Canadian Immigration Assessment Package is the type of report which is valid for all...
Mar 25th 2015, 10:49 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,180
Posted By chrisro55

Re: Advice regarding credential assessment for FSW2

And for completeness, the response from ICAS on Vocational Qualifications.

"Thank you for your enquiry.

The Canadian Immigration Assessment Package is the type of report which is valid for all...
Forum: Canada
Mar 24th 2015, 2:36 am
Replies: 10
Views: 5,290
Posted By chrisro55

Re: Electrician looking to move to Canada

Can tell you from direct recent experience over the last 2-3 months we are seeing a lot of the guys who were out in northern AB, and specifically those on camps coming back into BC, and transferring...
Mar 23rd 2015, 4:44 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,180
Posted By chrisro55

Re: Advice regarding credential assessment for FSW2

for reference, this was the comprehensive response received from CES on apprenticeships / vocational qualifications - may be useful info for anyone searching for clarification in the future.

...
Mar 22nd 2015, 5:40 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,180
Posted By chrisro55

Re: Advice regarding credential assessment for FSW2

I presume this assessment was based on your Level 3 NVQ?

The response I had from WES for a Level 2 C&C / NVQ (highest NVQ there was when I completed my trade apprenticeship back in 1997!) was...
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