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Forum: Canada
Apr 16th 2021, 7:42 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By eversmannx

Re: 2nd hand value list for customs

Mila P Siouxie Thank you very much guys.
Forum: Canada
Apr 2nd 2021, 9:12 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By eversmannx

2nd hand value list for customs

Hey guys,
I've read the wiki pages and looking for some advice before I decide on how to put down the value.

I prepared a detailed goods to follow list, but they didn't check this at all at...
Mar 5th 2021, 12:14 am
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Express entry cut off - is it gone down??

Thanks.
Is there any harm in me creating a profile now and adding the details? does it conflict with the work permit in any way... ?
I figured i have to get everything ready to apply i.e. IELTS,...
Mar 4th 2021, 8:24 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Express entry cut off - is it gone down??

Wow... amazing!
I did notice all the invitations were for CEC.

Sorry, by any thoughts I meant... previously I was under the impression, unless I have 450+, there is no chance through express...
Mar 4th 2021, 8:00 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By eversmannx

Express entry cut off - is it gone down??

Hey guys,

was just periodically checking the cut off and i couldn't believe my eyes. Am I missing something here?
I am on work permit and having to collect 1 or 2 years canadian express to get...
Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2021, 3:32 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Getting the Social insurance number (SIN) - quickest option?

I got a call from an officer for my query, and yeah it looks as my online application won't be accepted because any form of letter with the employer also needs to show their signature and not just...
Forum: Canada
Jan 12th 2021, 4:05 am
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Getting the Social insurance number (SIN) - quickest option?

Yes, I will be staying at a friends place until we find the place to rent and it will be our temporary address for all purposes.
I contacted the support line today and they did say, no address...
Forum: Canada
Jan 11th 2021, 11:41 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Getting the Social insurance number (SIN) - quickest option?

I am currently staying at a airbnb for quarantine. so no tenancy or lease documents i can show - I don't want them to send it here as i will move out soon. my employers offer letter had my uk...
Forum: Canada
Jan 11th 2021, 4:10 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By eversmannx

Getting the Social insurance number (SIN) - quickest option?

Hey guys, I just arrived in BC on a work permit, and need to sort out the SIN and a bank acc ASAP for my employer to enrol me in.
I am under quarantine for 2 weeks, so trying to figure out the...
Forum: Canada
Dec 25th 2020, 8:14 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,192
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Insurance

The standard word is... as you pointed out above, COVID is not considered as extenuating for a recent booking. So it ultimately comes down to host's cancellation policy. with hindsight now i know...
Forum: Canada
Dec 23rd 2020, 7:24 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,192
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Insurance

hey guys, anyone can comment on airbnb policy --- if i had to cancel because canada banned flights.
Forum: Canada
Dec 21st 2020, 11:21 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By eversmannx

One way travel insurance

Hey guys, any recommendation on one way travel insurance companies? I used a comparison site before and put in a single trip for a week, but found out this doesn't work if you're not returning - the...
Forum: Canada
Dec 17th 2020, 11:05 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,527
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Keeping UK bank accounts open after moving to Canada

Thanks. Sure the wiki's are my first point of reference when I start looking into the mortgages.
Here is the experience from another member in one of my other threads:
Revolut for UK to CA...
Forum: Canada
Dec 17th 2020, 3:15 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,527
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Keeping UK bank accounts open after moving to Canada

I've actually reached out to Starling and Monzo today, and as expected... there are no issues maintaining your account from abroad and changing phone number. You may still need to keep a UK address...
Forum: Canada
Dec 14th 2020, 9:50 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,527
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Keeping UK bank accounts open after moving to Canada

Yeah, that's what I thought too. But this reference has confused me
Monzo Help - Moving abroad (https://monzo.com/help/travelling/moving-abroad)

Monzo also lists a row called Tax residency under...
Forum: Canada
Dec 14th 2020, 9:22 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,527
Posted By eversmannx

Keeping UK bank accounts open after moving to Canada

Just want to double check...
Mobile only banks Monzo, Starling etc specifically say on their website that you have to be a UK tax resident to use their accounts. I am keen on using one like this...
Forum: Canada
Dec 11th 2020, 10:20 am
Replies: 60
Views: 9,666
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Pension Options

Hi guys,

just the subject i've been researching...
I have another 30 years to contribute - what are the best options for me if i am migrating now?

This link says, i can claim the 25% if I've...
Forum: Canada
Dec 9th 2020, 3:26 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,953
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Revolut for UK to CA transfers (vs Transferwise)

Of course. I did think about it serious, because there was a period where the exchange rate was really good and if i were to transfer a few grand before arrival , would've made a big difference. Who...
Forum: Canada
Dec 9th 2020, 9:41 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,953
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Revolut for UK to CA transfers (vs Transferwise)

sorry i should've been clear. you can open an account and have it ready in the way you suggested, but i didn't see much value as opposed to sorting it out quickly after arrival. such is also the...
Forum: Canada
Dec 8th 2020, 6:09 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,953
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Revolut for UK to CA transfers (vs Transferwise)

Thanks. good to hear your feedback on HSBC.
I've looked into opening an account before arriving, but pretty much all of them need my work permit papers which are only given at the border. Not sure...
Forum: Canada
Dec 5th 2020, 1:31 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,953
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Revolut for UK to CA transfers (vs Transferwise)

after some research :-) i concluded it's not worth getting a revolut acc - it seems to be good if you're a traveller and no fee exchange under 1000 or so. but for larger transfers TW seems to be safe...
Forum: Canada
Dec 5th 2020, 11:35 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,953
Posted By eversmannx

Revolut for UK to CA transfers (vs Transferwise)

Hey guys,
With less than a month to go with our big move, i am double checking the options - especially for stuff I have to sort out while in UK like opening extra bank accounts.

I am all set...
Forum: Canada
Nov 27th 2020, 9:52 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,895
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Our Journey to Toronto (during COVID)

haha. already waited long enough to get everything processed, and packed up ready to go in a few weeks... if they remove us from the flight, we have no place to go back to :-) yeah, will try all the...
Forum: Canada
Nov 27th 2020, 9:32 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,895
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Our Journey to Toronto (during COVID)

Revin Kevin I am very sorry to hear about your experience... not far off from the west jet story in the news!!

Siouxie We booked Air Canada - i know about the 2 year old rule, and we are already...
Forum: Canada
Nov 27th 2020, 4:59 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,895
Posted By eversmannx

Re: Our Journey to Toronto (during COVID)

any experience/advice related to travelling with little ones and getting them to wear masks all the time?
I've seen a few horror stories... and can't imagine how i am going to force a 3 year old to...
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