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Dec 4th 2015, 1:33 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,853
Posted By doubleym

Re: Proof of Employment advice - not able to obtain for all employment

Gather whatever documents you have that can prove your experience for that position, payslips, contracts, job offer, letter of resignation etc. Then submit that along with a cover letter explaining...
Nov 20th 2015, 3:59 am
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By doubleym

My final EE Timeline in case anyone is interested.

Just in case anyone is interested, here's my final timeline:

Express Entry profile submitted: 06/01/2015
Invitation received: 20/03/2015 - 510 points
PR Application submitted: 11/05/2015...
Mar 27th 2015, 10:05 pm
Replies: 2,141
Views: 189,981
Posted By doubleym

Re: IEC 2015

There is no minimum amount of time that you need to have the funds for, having a bank statement showing more than $2500 is perfectly sufficient.
Mar 27th 2015, 7:00 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By doubleym

Re: points system

The most recent draw was for 481 points, so with over 500 I'm assuming you've already received your ITA?
Mar 26th 2015, 9:59 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By doubleym

Re: ECAs cost and transcripts cos

I had a pretty painless experience with the Universities of Reading & Bristol, Reading knew exactly what to do straight away and Bristol just took 1 email to sort it. I paid a tenner to Bristol for...
Mar 25th 2015, 9:51 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,294
Posted By doubleym

Re: Laddo's questions about TWP's

Just look into PR via the Express Entry route, as proven by the most recent draw it's perfectly possible to get selected without an LMIA approved job offer.

It sounds like you may score well on...
Mar 21st 2015, 2:45 am
Replies: 191
Views: 21,106
Posted By doubleym

Re: Express Entry First Draw

ITA received :) just been another draw, minimum points of 481
Mar 19th 2015, 6:44 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,294
Posted By doubleym

Re: Laddo's questions about TWP's

Unfortunately I don't think this company really know what they're doing. It seems like they are aware that in order for you to get a TWP that they would need an LMIA which they have confirmed they...
Mar 11th 2015, 2:31 am
Replies: 87
Views: 84,176
Posted By doubleym

Re: Re applying for UK driving licence when returning perm to UK

Thanks I will do, yea I know it's a little confusing, I'll get in touch with them I vaguely remember someone saying that there shouldn't be a problem regardless because I originally held a UK...
Mar 11th 2015, 1:20 am
Replies: 87
Views: 84,176
Posted By doubleym

Re: Re applying for UK driving licence when returning perm to UK

Yea they have a record of the fact that I had exchanged my license for a Canadian one:

"You do not hold a current GB driving licence, a licence has been issued by another licensing authority"
...
Mar 11th 2015, 1:08 am
Replies: 87
Views: 84,176
Posted By doubleym

Re: Re applying for UK driving licence when returning perm to UK

Thanks :) I thought as much, I was just a little confused by the possibility of having to exchange my Canadian one when it's expired, but I'm guessing that's more of an issue for someone that's never...
Mar 10th 2015, 8:02 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 84,176
Posted By doubleym

Re: Re applying for UK driving licence when returning perm to UK

I was directed to this thread after asking a similar question.

I've a slightly different set of circumstances, I currently have a temporary Canadian BC paper license, since I had less than 6...
Mar 10th 2015, 12:15 am
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By doubleym

Switching status to Visitor

Hi Guys,

Me and my girlfriend are nearing the end of our IEC permits which expire in a months time on April 4th. We have flights booked back to the UK on the 1st of May where we'll wait out the EE...
Forum: Canada
Mar 9th 2015, 10:58 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,194
Posted By doubleym

Re: UK to BC - IT Professionals

BC seems pretty solid for IT work, at least for development. I've had a never ending stream of contact from recruiters over the last 2 years, there appears to be more work going around than there are...
Mar 9th 2015, 10:55 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,374
Posted By doubleym

Exchanging Canadian driving license back to UK

Hi Guys,

Quick question, I'll be heading back to the UK from Canada for a while whilst waiting out the exceptionally well thought out and transparent Express Entry system for Canadian PR.

One...
Feb 6th 2015, 6:55 am
Replies: 1
Views: 490
Posted By doubleym

Re: questions about job bank in express entry application

I'm afraid those are the changes made to ensure that the system favours Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents by limiting immigration to those that fill holes in the labour market (Shown by LMIA)...
Feb 6th 2015, 6:51 am
Replies: 191
Views: 21,106
Posted By doubleym

Re: Express Entry First Draw

To be classed as Arranged Employment and gain the additional 600 points in EE you need an LMIA.
Feb 5th 2015, 9:11 am
Replies: 191
Views: 21,106
Posted By doubleym

Re: Express Entry First Draw

You would need to find an employer who is willing to go through the process of obtaining an LMIA for you which would give you the extra 600 point boost in your EE profile and also allow you to obtain...
Feb 4th 2015, 8:21 am
Replies: 1,438
Views: 159,615
Posted By doubleym

Re: Express Entry Scores and Progress Thread

I've seen on other forums lots of people with issues regarding the correct calculation of work experience, usually due to periods of work that are separate but still total up to 12 months in the last...
Feb 4th 2015, 8:16 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,416
Posted By doubleym

Re: Which ECA organization would you recommend?

I paid for the one that's for Immigration, think it's listed as FSWP?
Feb 4th 2015, 8:14 am
Replies: 191
Views: 21,106
Posted By doubleym

Re: Express Entry First Draw

Thankfully I've managed to already get references from my previous employers in the UK with all the necessary info on them, after reading this thread I found that I'll need to get one for my Common...
Feb 3rd 2015, 9:43 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By doubleym

Re: A little help needed with visas

I totally forgot about the IEC, I just immediately started thinking "They're interested in PR"

As the others say IEC is your best best to get out there in the short term, then you can immediately...
Feb 3rd 2015, 8:36 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By doubleym

Re: A little help needed with visas

Do you have relevant work experience in a skilled profession? Without that I don't think you're eligible for the Federal Skilled Worker stream and without Canadian work experience you're not eligible...
Feb 3rd 2015, 5:44 am
Replies: 2,141
Views: 189,981
Posted By doubleym

Re: IEC 2015

One participation of 24 months, unless you've only done 1 previous participation then you can apply again and will end up having 3 years overall.
Feb 3rd 2015, 5:41 am
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By doubleym

Re: Changes to the Citizenship Act

I'm going to assume that it's applied to anyone submitting an application after the date the changes come into effect, so for any application made after the date the applicant needs to have been...
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