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Forum: Canada
Jun 18th 2012, 11:45 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By raymasa

Re: SIN number, no address

When I applied they gave me the number right away and they had the actual card sent to their own Services Canada office (where I applied for SIN), which I picked up from them after 2 weeks. If you...
Forum: Canada
Jun 18th 2012, 11:27 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,026
Posted By raymasa

Re: Finally landed / Problem Opening Bank Acc

The banking staff here aren't the brightest (but then again, neither are the ones in the UK). It took me three tries at RBC to get a credit card. They kept rejecting it because I didn't had a...
Forum: Canada
Feb 3rd 2011, 8:43 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By raymasa

Re: Using regular parcel services to ship belongings?

I am in a similar position and looking to ship only a few boxes, mostly of books. I Googled 'luggage shipping' and got a few companies. As canmoreskier said, some will do door-to-door, others only...
Oct 28th 2010, 5:00 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By raymasa

Re: Landing Question

Keep in mind that if you are out of Canada for three years in a five year period, you will lose your PR (yes, its not that permanent).

You may also want to consider making arrangements to get your...
Oct 20th 2010, 4:58 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,355
Posted By raymasa

Re: Another NI contribution question

They had a Spending Review today, havent seen it all yet, but would impact retirement age and possible pension.

Ray
Oct 20th 2010, 4:48 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By raymasa

Re: question about landing

This is a repetation to what Mike said above, but please note his point that all members need to land before the expiration date on the visa (usualy one year from medical).

From your post it...
Oct 6th 2010, 4:45 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,565
Posted By raymasa

Re: LANDING / PR in 2 weeks, what do I need?

No, you don't need to complete that form. That's only if you are applying for the PR card after you have landed. But since the card will be processed when you land, you dont need to complete the...
Sep 4th 2010, 6:56 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,571
Posted By raymasa

Re: PR Cards Arriving Separately

Special review, eh? Ok, fess up, what did you do on your landing trip? Tell us the whole story....:).

I am sure you will get it soon enough, but I know this waiting game is no fun.

Ray
Aug 19th 2010, 5:19 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,739
Posted By raymasa

Re: Landing at Vancouver airport - our experience

Congratulations and best wishes in Canada.

Ray
Aug 10th 2010, 4:58 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,917
Posted By raymasa

Re: How long to wait for PR card to arrive?

That's a good number to know. I tried other number, but was always, can't call from outside Canada. Thanks for that PMM.

Ray
Aug 7th 2010, 1:00 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By raymasa

Re: What if Field of Experience is different from Education

For Federal Skilled Worker application, they are independent of each other, so can be in different fields.

NOC 0631 is Restaurant and Food Service Managers not Hotel Manager. Make sure you still...
Aug 6th 2010, 6:24 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By raymasa

Re: Extending TWP or applying for PR now?

If you qualify for PR application now, you would want to do that as soon as you can. Rules are changing and getting stricter. Who knows what the rules will be by the time you have done your two...
Aug 5th 2010, 8:18 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By raymasa

Re: Does this type of work experience count for FSW App?

The way I read that page is that you two options:

Option 1:

* include the results of your official language proficiency test, AND
* have a valid offer of arranged employment

OR

Option 2:
Aug 5th 2010, 8:11 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By raymasa

Re: Does this type of work experience count for FSW App?

While I can understand frustration, it is sometimes better to stand back, breath deeply and research all your options. As a PhD student you should be quite good at research, no?

As christmasoompa...
Aug 4th 2010, 4:34 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,559
Posted By raymasa

Re: Thinking of withdrawing 2007 App.and resubmitting now????

If CIC already received 1,000 applications for your spouse's profession before hers, then they won't accept any more applications. I really would not want to withdraw an application already in the...
Aug 4th 2010, 4:31 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By raymasa

Re: Landed today!!

Congratulations and best wishes.

Ray
Aug 3rd 2010, 6:11 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,559
Posted By raymasa

Re: Thinking of withdrawing 2007 App.and resubmitting now????

So is your OH the main application on your current (2007) application?

If so, could you not submit a new application (with you as the main application) and leave the 2007 also in the system?

I...
Aug 2nd 2010, 6:10 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By raymasa

Re: Any recent Vancouver landers?

I landed in Vancouver in March for couple of weeks and returned. Had put that in the landing card and the IO did question me about that regarding the PR card, but still processed it. Received the...
Aug 2nd 2010, 6:02 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By raymasa

Re: Part 2 of application soon to be sent off, but a few questions first;

£90 per document sounds very high. I had mine notorised, but the lawyer I went to was very nice (I know, a nice lawyer, whoever heard of that), and instead of charging me a per document rate, he...
Aug 1st 2010, 6:57 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 15,789
Posted By raymasa

Re: Language test results mandatory for all FSW

Just found the more recent operational manual (I am assuming this is the latest) of July 26, 2010.

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/manuals/op/op06-eng.pdf

And in this one it does state...
Aug 1st 2010, 6:51 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 15,789
Posted By raymasa

Re: Language test results mandatory for all FSW

Post deleted by me (Ray Masa). I misquoted previous operational manual with incorrect information. Please see next post below with correct information.

Note to moderators. Please delete this...
Aug 1st 2010, 5:04 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 15,789
Posted By raymasa

Re: Language test results mandatory for all FSW

Because the reading section you described was consistent with what the section would look like in the Academic version. That section in the General version would be much simpler English than that.
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Forum: Canada
Aug 1st 2010, 9:10 am
Replies: 43
Views: 4,863
Posted By raymasa

Re: Our Two Week Landing Trip, went something like this....

Thanks for the warning. I think if I moved to North Van and got a job downtown, I would use the ferry. Used it on my trip there, seems fairly easy commute on that. Of course, this all depends on...
Aug 1st 2010, 7:55 am
Replies: 157
Views: 15,789
Posted By raymasa

Re: Language test results mandatory for all FSW

Hmmm....thats strange. The reading section you described was for Academic version. Reading for General is much simpler than that. Thats why I thought you did the Academic version. You sure you...
Jul 31st 2010, 7:27 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 15,789
Posted By raymasa

Re: Language test results mandatory for all FSW

Mojovibe hope you did well, best wishes.

It appears that you took the Academic version of the test. This is not a problem, it will be accepted, but General version would suffice for Canada...
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