Canada Abroad

Essential Steps to Express Entry

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When considering if you qualify for Express Entry it is important to ensure the following: 1) You qualify under one of the four immigration programs used by Express Entry Federal Skilled Worker Federal Skilled Trades Canadian Experience Class Provincial Nominee 2) You will be able to afford your application and the Canadian government fees 3) […]

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Quick Tips for Express Entry

Ensure you have your language scores and credential assessment (if required for your program) ready when applying Ensure all information you enter into your profile is correct Ensure you can support all information on your application with the required documents Ensure you can access all require documents within a 60 day window Ensure you have […]

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Questions You Should Ask Before Applying For Express Entry

Are you under 35? Your ideal age would be under 35, but you can earn points up until the age of 44 Do you have any higher education? You would ideally have one year of post secondary education or more (more than high school Diploma alone) Are you fluent in English? You would ideally be highly […]

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Express Entry Draw for April 20th, 2016

On April 20th, 2016 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 9th draw of 2016 under Express Entry and handed out 1,018 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. The minimum score for this round was 468. This means that of those selected, the person with the lowest score did not have a job offer or a Provincial nomination. To date […]

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Your Simplified Guide to Express Entry

After twelve months of the Express Entry system, many are still unable to figure out the full process, documents required, eligibility criteria and how a Provincial Nomination works. We have therefore put together this simplified guide to Express Entry to assist those still struggling to understand how the program works and if they qualify. We have […]

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Express Entry Draw Mid-Week for the First Time!

On September 8th, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 16th draw under Express Entry and handed out 1,517 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. This has been the first draw to occur mid week and not on a Friday. Many people have asked what they mean by “draw”. They simply use that term […]

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Will CIC Make Your Application the “Lowest Processing Priority”?

When submitting a Canadian Immigration application you may have various options on how to submit your application. For Visit, Work and Study permits you can apply online or through a Visa Application Centre. For Family Class applications you would submit your paper based application to the appropriate Centralized Intake Office in Canada and then they would […]

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Canada Abroad vs. Canada Aboard – Who is the real deal?

At first glance, you may not even notice the difference, but there is one. Canada Abroad is owned and operated by Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant, Deanne Acres. The company is based in South Africa and is fully registered in South Africa. We do not have registrations in any off shore countries of anywhere else. Deanne herself […]

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Are you Medically Inadmissible to Canada?

Many people who are seeking to immigrate to Canada from South Africa, or any other country in the world, may not be aware that a medical condition could make them and their family members inadmissible to Canada. “Inadmissible” means that the applicant and their accompanying family members would not be allowed entry into Canada. Someone […]

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New Immigration Scam Warning – Work Permit

We just received a new Canadian immigration scam . This one again is directed to those seeking to obtain a work permit in Canada. The company name being used this time is Titan Diamond Drilling Ltd Canada. The e-mail you will receive from them is below. The e-mail address is steven@titandiamonddrilling.890m.com. The tip off here […]

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