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Received a Permanent Residency Questionnaire? Seek help now

Received a Permanent Residency Questionnaire? Seek help now

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Don’t be scared of the Permanent Residency Questionnaire.

The Permanent Residency Questionnaire is a valuable tool used by Canadian Immigration Authorities to correctly assess the genuineness and extract detailed information from applicants seeking to renew their Permanent Residence visas or applications for Canadian Citizenship.

When an immigration officer feels that the presented information is inadequate, he requests for this 8 to 10-page document to be filled up. The document is cleverly drafted, it’s questions help bring out the truth behind any application and enable a correct assessment.

Nowadays, receiving a Permanent Residency Questionnaire is quite common due to an increase in fraud cases and misrepresentations. Those who frequently fly in and out of the Canada are served with this form since Immigration Officials wish to assess the correctness of dates and period of stay in Canada.

The questionnaire itself, asks exhaustive details about the applicant’s work history, current and previous addresses, educational qualifications and other details of the applicant and other family members.

How to submit the Permanent Residency Questionnaire

Answering this document needs careful deliberation and close scrutiny. The integrity of your application depends on this. Always be as accurate as possible. Many applicants have their facts in order but are not skilled at presenting the evidence clearly, in a smart effective way. Immigration firms like Jet Immigration have the required skills and knowledge to ensure effective presentation of your case. As this document has become quite common nowadays, immigration firms have helped numerous individuals avoid visa rejections or refusals after submission of this document.

Ways to avoid receiving a Permanent Residency Questionnaire

This document is requested mostly whenever there is a question of application integrity. A common issue is a mismatch or lack of supporting documents. You may also be flagged on the basis of having more than one valid passport, not spending enough days in Canada within the last 5 years or you are Self-Employed and also a National of a high risk nation. This can be avoided by seeking professional help at the initial application stage. When supporting documents are correctly presented upfront chances of receiving the questionnaire are minimized.

Jet Immigration Ltd. offers honest and proficient Canadian Immigration Consultancy tailored to the needs of every client. Securing your trust and offering you professional, quality service is our primary aim. With a team of highly seasoned professionals, we strive to provide a one-stop package of professional services at very reasonable fees than that one may expect from any High-Quality Canadian Immigration Law Firm. Our Mission Statement says it all: SERVICE-TRUST-SUCCESS!!!

The firm is headed by Mr. Monitpal Soni – the President-cum-Principal Consultant of Jet Immigration Ltd, who holds over 18 years of experience in various Canadian Immigration matters. Year 2016 marks 42 years of Soni family’s commitment to the Canadian Immigration consultancy industry which started from a small town in Northern India back on 13th April 1974.

Want to be an International Student in Canada? Here’s the Strategy

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The PR strategy for an international student

Want to be an International Student in Canada? Here’s the Strategy…

Every year thousands of international students join Canadian Colleges and Universities. The thrill of being an international student is an exciting and enriching experience but once completed, many dreams are shattered when students want to stay on and permanently immigrate to Canada. Here’s the catch. Many students find great difficulty in securing permanent immigration once their work permit expires. Add to this the mounting debt in the form of student loans. Sounds scary? It won’t be, if you plan out your immigration strategy well in advance…

3 Steps to ensure your residence in Canada as an International Student

Choose your courses wisely

As an international student, the courses and college you select will ultimately make or break your career and employment opportunities in Canada. If you wish to ultimately immigrate to Canada and avoid unemployment do your due diligence regarding the course:

  • Is your course in line with high demand occupations in Canada?
  • Is it in line with your past studies?
  • Does the chosen course belong to an occupation which will be in demand in the long term future as well?
  • How competitive is the profession you wish to get in to? Greater competition could spell lower paying jobs with less chances of employment

DO NOT rely on overseas student recruiters and/or ghost consultants. Their interests lie in filling up course seats, not in securing your future. Do your own research and actively participate in the course selection process. It is your future which is at stake, not theirs.

Do Volunteer Work while you study

Volunteer work may be paid or unpaid but counts as valuable experience. It also gives you a view in to what your future profession will be like. Employers value volunteer work. It counts more if you can volunteer at an organization which fits your targeted occupation.
Engage in volunteer work during your studies in your free time, weekends, study breaks and vacations. Avoid taking up odd jobs which do not align with your overall employment plan. Remember, self-employment does not count as valid experience!

Seek professional help from a licensed immigration professional

Trusted advice from an immigration professional will go a long way in helping you in securing permanent immigration. They will advise you not only about the best course of action regarding your selection of courses and future job opportunities but will also provide sound advice regarding your options for permanent immigration – how to do it smoothly, error-free and with correct procedures. Good immigration professionals help getting it right the first time itself, thus avoiding delays and costly appeals.

The best time to contact a licensed immigration professional is during your studies. Planning in advance is always smart. If you have already completed your course, aim to contact an immigration professional just before your open work permit runs out. After all, they specialize in making a smooth transition from your work visa/student visa to your Permanent Residence (PR) Visa.

Jet Immigration Ltd. offers honest and proficient Canadian Immigration Consultancy tailored to the needs of every client. Securing your trust and offering you professional, quality service is our primary aim. With a team of highly seasoned professionals, we strive to provide a one-stop package of professional services at very reasonable fees than that one may expect from any High-Quality Canadian Immigration Law Firm. Our Mission Statement says it all: SERVICE-TRUST-SUCCESS!!!

The firm is headed by Mr. Monitpal Soni – the President-cum-Principal Consultant of Jet Immigration Ltd, who holds over 18 years of experience in various Canadian Immigration matters. Year 2015 marked 40 years of Soni family’s commitment to the Canadian Immigration consultancy industry which started from a small town in Northern India back on 13th April 1974. Further information about Jet Immigration Ltd, is available at www.jetimmigration.ca

Immigrating to Canada via the Business Investment route? Here are the key tips

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As a self-employed businessperson outside Canada, setting up a business within Canada and immigrating can be an equally challenging and fulfilling scenario. There are many immigration streams across various Canadian Provinces which facilitate an applicant’s Canadian Immigration as result of an investment or business start-up under the prescribed criteria and guidelines. Listed below are the key guidelines for the business investment route.

8 Important Guidelines to help strengthen your Investor Class Application

  1. Have a clear distinction between your business intentions and actual ability to invest. They are not one and the same.
  2. Get your net worth evaluated as per the current valuations in Canadian Dollars
  3. Ensure that your business investment proposal is completely in line with your past experience. Attempting to immigrate on the basis of a new venture with no previous experience will face stiff resistance
  4. The more past business experience you have, the more solid is your case
  5. Your English and French proficiency do aid your application process even though they may not be mandatory for a specific immigration investment stream
  6. If you are conducting or have conducted an exploratory visit, your formal research and detailed reports will go a long way to strengthen your application
  7. You must be able to prove that your net worth or investment funds have been legally earned from a legitimate source
  8. If you have any relatives with existing vested interests in that particular province or destination this will add an advantage to your application

Complexities in the Business Investment route

Investment Immigration Programs are complex in nature and professional representation is recommended for an effective attempt. To ensure sound advice, correct representation and smooth, error-free processing use a trusted Immigration Consultant to help you with your application.

Jet Immigration Ltd. offers honest and proficient Canadian Immigration Consultancy tailored to the needs of every client. We provide trusted, legal counsel and advice concerning matters relating to Investor Class Visas. Securing your trust and offering you professional, quality service is our primary aim. With a team of highly seasoned professionals, we strive to provide a one-stop package of professional services at very reasonable fees than that one may expect from any High-Quality Canadian Immigration Law Firm. Our Mission Statement says it all: SERVICE-TRUST-SUCCESS!!!

The firm is headed by Mr. Monitpal Soni – the President-cum-Principal Consultant of Jet Immigration Ltd, who holds over 18 years of experience in various Canadian Immigration matters. Year 2015 marked 40 years of the Soni family’s commitment to the Canadian Immigration consultancy industry which started from a small town in Northern India back on 13th April 1974. Further information about Jet Immigration Ltd, is available at www.jetimmigration.com

STOP! Don’t let your Work Experience stall your Canada Express Entry Application

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Work Experience can make or break your Visa Application

STOP! Don’t let your Work Experience stall your Express Entry Application

 

It is often seen that incorrect Work Experience is the single-most mistake committed by many applicants for Visa Programs within the Express Entry System for Canada. Applicants are unable to prove their work experience correctly to Immigration Authorities. Not doing this right the first time round leads to return or denial of your application, ultimately ending up in delays, rejection or even reaching the application intake cap before you can appeal or reply.

 

6 Ways to get your work experience submission right the first time round

 

1. Understand the work experience criteria mentioned on the form

If you have the slightest confusion or are unable to interpret what something means – seek professional help. Letting your ‘I will do it myself’ ego go, will only help you in the long run. Immigration Consultants have handled hundreds of cases like yours, they know what is being sought within the application form. Misinterpretation of criteria will only lead to delays or rejection depending upon the situation.

 

2. Follow the checklist in its true sense

Do not assume that skipping a few documents here and there will lead to a favorable outcome. Canadian immigration is very strict. If they have asked for a documents, it has been asked for a reason.

 

3. Any substitutes/alternative docs may not work

Unless otherwise mentioned, do not substitute your documents. If you have trouble in obtaining a particular document, a good Immigration Consultant will help guide you on getting it.

 

4. Self-declarations do not work

As the headline says, do not rely on self-declarations. Ensure a competent authority has validated your documents as per the instructions by the Canadian Government on the form.

 

5. If you are Self – Employed – Be extra careful

If you are Self-Employed, it becomes very tricky to prove that you have in fact, performed all the duties and tasks you have mentioned. There have been cases where a very well established dental surgeon in a metropolitan city got rejected due to lack of adequate proof of experience working as a ‘hands on’ as a dentist. Seek professional help to draft suitable replies experience related questions.

 

6. In case of Supporting Documents – More is always less!

Never shy away from attaching supporting documents. When in doubt,  more the better. In the quest for greater supporting documentation, ensure what you submit is relevant and certified as required by law.

Submitting your work experience correctly the first time round will definitely help ensure smooth processing of your application. When in doubt, an Immigration Expert will definitely provide correct, trusted advice as compared to doing it yourself or seeking help from friends and family.

Jet Immigration offers a special FinalCheck service, now you can have your application package checked for only CAD $199.

Has an Immigration Consultant promised you a too good to be true Canada Job Offer? Beware!

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Beware of false promises

 

Is your Immigration Consultant promising a too good to be true Canada Job Offer? It probably is.

Each one of us works hard at getting a better job and achieving a better lifestyle. We are even willing to change countries to make our dreams come true. Every year thousands hire the services of immigration firms promising quick visas and a lucrative Canada Job Offer. Most sign up without any due diligence, later repenting on messed up dreams, empty promises and burnt savings in the form of fees to these immigration firms.

Developing nations like India offer ample scope for these overseas/ghost consultants and/or manpower recruitment consultants who actively sell a Canada Job Offer with visa packages. The market is still unregulated and this lets them say whatever they want to trap unsuspecting individuals into their fold. They offer extremely attractive salaries, guaranteed jobs, guaranteed visas and even free accommodation etc. to lure clients.

5 Signs that your Canada Job offer and Visa might be a fraud

1. You are promised quick entry in to a temporary foreign worker program

Be aware that these types of offers under the current Temporary Foreign Worker Program of Canada have extremely strict qualifying criteria for employers. Ensure that you know the criteria and meet the same before parting with your money.

2. You are guaranteed a basic entry-level job

In Canada, almost all basic positions are generally reserved for locals. They are not approved for foreign workers. If offered a basic position, be alert.

3. The job offers presented mention departure within a few days/weeks

Immigration/Work Permits/Scrutiny are not an immediate process. There is considerable time between accepting an offer and actually reaching Canada. Beware of fast processing schemes. They may not be genuine.

4. The job description is sketchy and incomplete

Promises of a ‘Bank Job’ do not represent what you are actually getting. Canadian employers have very distinct job descriptions and eligibility criteria. If you’re agent/consultant is not clear about the job, this may indicate future trouble.

5. Your pay is out of the world

Your salary is always evaluated by a prospective employer based on your skills, experience and qualifications. If you feel a consultant is offering much more than you’re worth or the position is worth, the offer may be fraudulent.

5 Ways to avoid being scammed by Immigration Consultants

Avoiding immigration and job fraud is not easy but due diligence must always be exercised.

  1. Research the Company online. Ensure that the website, Google, Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter all add up. No jobs are given out without a job interview. No interview means no job.
  2. Talk to your prospective employer is possible. Ensure they are for real.
  3. If you have friends/relatives in Canada, ask them to check out the employer’s address
  4. Take a second opinion from an immigration consultant within Canada. They can verify whether the offer is genuine or if the company exists or not. Many Immigration Firms offer this verification service.
  5. Verify the correspondence. Large employers have their own company email ID. They don’t send email through free accounts (yahoo, gmail, hotmail etc.). Emails offering jobs from large organizations will not have grammar and spelling mistakes. Poorly worded emails come from developing nations where English is not a first language.

 

Jet Immigration Ltd. offers honest and proficient Canadian Immigration Consultancy tailored to the needs of every client. We provide Employer Verification Services as well sound advice on procuring jobs and necessary work visas. Securing your trust and offering you professional, quality service is our primary aim. With a team of highly seasoned professionals, we strive to provide a one-stop package of professional services at very reasonable fees than that one may expect from any High-Quality Canadian Immigration Law Firm. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Filling out your Immigration Forms? Be careful

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Be careful when filling Immigration Forms

Filling out your immigration forms? Avoid these 5 common mistakes

To fill out your immigration forms, careful examination and due diligence is a must. Since the application is your passport to permanent residency in Canada, immigration authorities exercise great caution and scrutiny of all that you write in your application form.  Any misrepresentation or missed out details frequently lead to delays, penalties, rejections or even refusals.

To ensure that your application goes through the first time, avoid these 5 common mistakes:

  1. Choosing the right Application Form

Depending on your country of residence, your type of immigration form differs. For example, in case of family sponsorship, whether you are applying from within Canada or outside Canada makes a difference. Using the wrong form leads to unnecessary delays. A list of available forms can be found here.

  1. Your Personal Details

Ensure your personal and biometric details are accurate. Pay extra attention to small details like your passport number, date of birth, number of siblings etc. Answer critical questions carefully like previous medical/criminal/application/refusals/misrepresentation issues. Remember the authorities are one step ahead of you. If there is any discrepancy, the form is designed to help them find out.

  1. Missing out on Particulars

Sometimes, in haste, a column asking for vital information is missed out. This will again throw your application out of gear. Ensure that all columns are answered. Professional Canadian Immigration Firms help examine and fill out your form, ensuring that nothing has been skipped or missed.

  1. Form Legibility

The Canadian Government allows for both handwritten and computer typed applications. If handwritten, ensure that the writing is legible and clean.

  1. Signatures and Sign Dates

Immigration is a complex process and application forms involve multiple signatures across various sections. A common cause of delay is due to missing signatures/sign-date or signatures being done in the wrong places. Avoid this be seeking professional help when in doubt.

Applying for Canada Tourist Visa? Avoid these mistakes

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Applying for a Tourist Visa to Canada? Avoid these costly mistakes

 

Wanting to visit someone or see the extensive beauty of Canada begins with applying for a Tourist Visa. While some receive this visa with ease, others have their dreams shattered with their visa being rejected. Authorities are tough – they are well aware of which case is genuine or misrepresented.

 

4 Mistakes to avoid when applying for a Canadian Tourist Visa

 Not providing accurate information

When filing in the paperwork ensure details like date of birth, gender, family information, name spelling, income, period of stay is accurate. Misrepresentation almost always leads to a denial.

Forgetting to mention your history with Canada Immigration

When you apply, do not forget to mention any previous visa applications or denials from Canada or any other country. Immigration officials take all this information extremely seriously.

Manipulating the truth

Stay away from any ghost consultants who advise to manipulate information, misrepresent facts and doctor the documents. Enlist the help of a trusted Immigration Firm to process your visa properly and get it right the first time itself.

Not demonstration sufficient ties

Ties refer to connections which make you have to return to your home country. The more ties you show, the stronger is your Tourist Visa to Canada’s case. Having a job in your home country, family, a large bank account, assets etc. all demonstrate that you will return to your home country once your visa period ends. Furnish detailed information on your family and social ties to your country of residence, your financial establishment, incentive to return from Canada, why would you NOT violate the terms and conditions of visa.

Remember, Canada Immigration Officials are well aware of what constitutes a genuine and a fake case where the applicant plans to overstay. The best way to keep the officials from doubting you is to provide a complete, honest and accurate case. This will tremendously help in granting your Tourist Visa to Canada!

Immigration Consultant – Do I really need one?

Do I really need a Canada Immigration Consultant

Immigration to Canada can turn out to be a wonderful or mind-numbing, complicated and confusing experience. Immigration itself is a tough process, multiple forms and document submissions can easily confuse the regular do-it-yourself individual. Which leads us to the question – Should I do it myself or use an immigration consultant?

Before we begin, one must realize that immigrating to Canada is an important step in life. Your mindset must be tuned towards showing immigration authorities that your case is genuine and a progression from your existing phase in life to the next one. Immigration is not a stop gap, temporary arrangement. The idea here is not to just fill out a bunch of forms and hope for the best. It is about putting together your case in the right perspective before the authorities. Correct representation will aid in avoiding delays, misrepresentation or potential refusals or rejections.

Advantages of using an Immigration Consultant

A good immigration consultant offers the following benefits:

  1. He is in touch with current requirements and industry trends
  2. He can present your case in the right perspective to immigration authorities
  3. You are not his first case (If you are – change your consultant!). He has gathered experience over the years by processing many cases similar to yours
  4. He can simplify complex legalities and help you understand the requirement and options available
  5. He will help avoid common mistakes thus reducing delays or rejections
  6. He will offer advice which includes options to help speed up your immigration process or determine the most appropriate immigration route
  7. He will represent you in front of immigration authorities in case of an appeal or investigation
  8. He offers trusted and honest advice and will always aim at getting your case right the first time round
  9. Your agreement can be done either to only receive a consultation or for full service which includes documentation and process
  10. A good immigration consultant will be able to assess the merits of your case upfront and suggest the best course of action regarding your application

Doing it yourself –  Is it worth it?

Some people prefer doing their immigration application by themselves. The main advantage of doing it yourself is avoiding paying consultation and processing fees. The analogy here is of fixing your car by yourself or using a qualified mechanic. If you have the skills, fixing your car should be of no issue. If you don’t your car may break down at any point. A true mechanic (good immigration consultant) will help fix your car in such a way that the chances of a break-down are much less.