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Apr 22nd 2022, 9:44 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By unobscure

Is there a way to move my Sponsorship/PR forward?

I am a Brit. I am in Canada... I have no connection to Afghanistan or Ukraine. I applied outland for Spouse sponsorship

As a Brit my PR application was forwarded to London for processing. London...
Mar 20th 2022, 11:55 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By unobscure

Submit passport to VACs

Spouse Sponsorship - so I got through the process and got the letter asking me to submit copy of passport/photos/letter etc to my local VACs so they can issue CoPR.

Unfortunately after two year of...
Forum: Canada
Jul 3rd 2021, 5:43 am
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By unobscure

Re: Is travel Insurance to Canada Possible Right Now?

Are you talking about immigration or a visit?

The UK site is talking about travelling to an amber country and then returning to the UK (visit)

However, if you are travelling one way to Canada...
Jul 1st 2021, 12:06 am
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By unobscure

Re: IMM5662e My Travels

Sorry PR (She is sponsoring)
Jun 30th 2021, 11:17 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By unobscure

IMM5662e My Travels

The form wants details of you and your spouse's trips "outside your country of origin or of residence during the last 10 years"

My Canadian citizen wife is actually British (as in that is her...
Forum: Canada
Apr 15th 2021, 4:54 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,995
Posted By unobscure

Re: Immigrating with a dog

We brought our mutt on Air Canada. Key things we learned...
1. AC required an agency to deal with the dog. We were not allowed to do it ourselves. A local kennels provided this service and dealt...
Apr 15th 2021, 4:05 am
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By unobscure

Catch 22 - Police records check

So I received the email asking for my Police check (from Hong Kong). On following the link and finding the details of what is needed it seems I may be stuck in a Catch 22.

1. I entered Canada...
Apr 15th 2021, 3:47 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,266
Posted By unobscure

Re: PR spousal sponsorhip outside Canada

Our application was marked as received in May 2020. They don't contact you at all until the first stage (sponsor approval) is complete, which used to take 3-4 months pre-covid. It took 9 months for...
Forum: Canada
Feb 2nd 2021, 6:46 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,889
Posted By unobscure

Re: Arriving Vancouver transfer to Van Island, with dog, advice :)

As per previous post the rules have just changed and you will have to quarantine for at least 3 days in a hotel at your expense.

Re the ferries - actually if you arrive early, you should be able...
Oct 21st 2020, 8:19 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,017
Posted By unobscure

Re: Dual Intent - Self-employment

When you call there is ten minutes of recorded messages about covid delays and about the agents not being able to magically speed up your application (even if you shout really loudly at them).

I...
Oct 20th 2020, 11:55 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,017
Posted By unobscure

Re: Dual Intent - Self-employment

I'm aware of that. The very helpful Immigration phoneline agent I spoke to yesterday was rather puzzled as well. I think the reason is that our first submission had a silly mistake so the pack was...
Oct 20th 2020, 9:35 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,017
Posted By unobscure

Re: Dual Intent - Self-employment

I have TWO UCI numbers and still can't link it, so your not alone. (In my case I think it is because my application package is still being checked and currently only has a temp file number).
Forum: Canada
Oct 20th 2020, 9:34 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,889
Posted By unobscure

Re: Arriving Vancouver transfer to Van Island, with dog, advice :)

Enterprise were good, that was who we used.

OP, if you hire a car make sure to get a large enough one. The dog crate takes up a large amount of space, plus you have all your luggage.

Travel to...
Forum: Canada
Oct 19th 2020, 8:09 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,889
Posted By unobscure

Re: Arriving Vancouver transfer to Van Island, with dog, advice :)

+1 to this.
We arrived in May and hired a car to get to our destination. However there are some odd issues around that....

Do you rent it for a day or do you rent it for two weeks and have it...
Oct 19th 2020, 7:11 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,017
Posted By unobscure

Re: Dual Intent - Self-employment

Thanks but those links don't answer the question. Those pages all existed before an immigration dept spokesperson went on radio and announced that they weren't currently processing any applications...
Oct 17th 2020, 12:12 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,017
Posted By unobscure

Re: Dual Intent - Self-employment

Has there been an update on processing? Last I heard was an announcement by Immigration that they were not processing any applications that arrived after Feb this year. Has that now changed?
Forum: Canada
Aug 22nd 2020, 6:43 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,627
Posted By unobscure

Re: Our Journey to Toronto (during COVID)

Yes it cost us money (and stress). Don't think we could claim against the arlirline as it was nothing to do with them. It was immigration that made the decision. Can't expect the airline to accept me...
Forum: Canada
Aug 22nd 2020, 1:59 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,627
Posted By unobscure

Re: Our Journey to Toronto (during COVID)

Yep we had proof of marriage and of her citizenship.
We were then asked for proof that I wasn't a tourist (shouldn't be needed given the exemption) so we provided proof we had sold our home and...
Aug 21st 2020, 12:26 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,929
Posted By unobscure

Re: Anyone else in post AOR purgatory??

In the same situation but with PR. The way I think about it is that this is not a delay caused by a problem with your application... it is a delay caused by time stopping. It is like the movies where...
Forum: Canada
Aug 21st 2020, 12:23 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,627
Posted By unobscure

Re: Our Journey to Toronto (during COVID)

No, (pretty sure) they weren't introduced until just after we tried to fly. Also, while we were at the airport providing documents to prove this was a permanent move we asked what would be accepted...
Forum: Canada
Aug 19th 2020, 1:40 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,627
Posted By unobscure

Re: Our Journey to Toronto (during COVID)

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Airlines can and do refuse boarding but they are far from the only/final arbiter. If immigration refuse boarding then it doesn't matter what airline you are using. My Canadian wife and I...
Aug 18th 2020, 9:05 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By unobscure

Re: Renew PR card during COVID?

I think most things were quicker pre-covid.
Forum: Canada
Aug 3rd 2020, 8:37 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 5,569
Posted By unobscure

Re: Experience of flying to Canada during Covid

We flew from Hong Kong to Vancouver in March. 300 seat aircraft.... 30 passengers.
Forum: Canada
Jul 28th 2020, 10:11 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,318
Posted By unobscure

Re: Moving to BC as an artist

Locate your nearest Save On Foods (or similar supermarket/grocery) and sign up for an account/arrange delivery. Wife and I had an account before we left Hong Kong. That way you know what is available...
Forum: Canada
Jul 16th 2020, 3:42 am
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By unobscure

Re: Residency Status for Tax Purposes on Working Holiday Visa

Disclaimer - I just arrived and no nothing. I will take a guess just so I can see if I am right when someone knowledgable answers.

Guess: If you are on a holiday or tourist visa (working holiday...
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