Frequently Asked Questions:

General Questions:

Q: What is the difference between a PR and a Canadian Citizen?

A: The benefits are exactly the same. Except for the right to be elected and the right to vote, all other benefits are the same, such as free medical care, maternity allowance, social welfare payment, unemployment benefit, etc.

Express Entry Q&A

Q: What types do the CRS scoring system involve?

A: Economic factors (work skills, salary, work area), self-factors (work experience, highest education, language).

Q: Are Enhance and Base involved in every employer guarantee program?

A: Every PNP has it.

Q: What is ITA?

A: It means an Invitation to Apply.

Q: What are the EE immigration categories?

  1. Federal skilled worker immigration
  2. Canadian experience immigration
  3. Federal skilled trade immigration.


Ontario Employer Job Offer Program Q&A

Q: Employer guarantees have such low requirements for applicants, what are the difficulties in applying?

A: Employer guarantees are not very demanding for applicants, but the requirements for employers are very strict. Not every employer is qualified to hire overseas people. The employer’s revenue, tax level, and company size all need to meet the corresponding requirements, and a large number of application documents need to be provided to obtain the guaranteed qualification. Also, it is demanding for recruitment efforts and application preparation.

Q: I have a friend who started a company locally in Canada. Can he sponsor me?

A: Depending on the situation, if his company has sufficient revenue, operating time, and scale, normal taxation, then the most important thing is that the position you are applying for is necessary for his company. In addition, each province has different requirements.

Q: How long does it take for the entire employer’s guaranteed to be processed?

A: Employer’s guarantee includes two steps: provincial and federal immigration. The provincial time is 3 months. The federal stage takes 6 months at the fastest and the relatively slow one would take almost 18 months. During the trial process, the applicant only needs to wait for the application results in the country. After the permanent residence is approved, it can land into Canada and enjoy local benefits without a waiting period.

Q: What is the difference between employer immigration in BC and Ontario?

A: BC is open all year round, and Ontario is open from time to time. BC had a scoring system before submitting provincial nominations, however, Ontario did not have any language requirements. BC is the best choice to choose places, Ontario is on a first-come-first-served basis. BC and Ontario have different requirements for employers.

Q: What are the similarities between BC and Ontario employer sponsorship?

A: They are all provincial nominations. The operations after the provincial nomination cycle are basically the same, and the requirements for the applicant’s working background (employee or business owner) are the same. The matching positions must be consistent with the positions in the NOC, 0, A, and B lists.


Ontario Entrepreneur Stream Q&A

 Q. Are there no language requirements for Ontario entrepreneurial immigrants?

A: The level of English language score required for this is very low. All you need is CLB4.


Ontario Employer Sponsorship Q&A

Q: Does the Ontario employer sponsorship require an interview?

A: No.

Q: Is there really no education requirement for an Ontario employer guarantee?

A: Although there are no hard and fast rules, in all immigration programs in Canada, high school education is the minimum threshold, including Ontario employer sponsorship.

Q: Can an Ontario employer-sponsored immigrant return to the home country after receiving the PR and do not stay in Canada to work?

A: We strongly recommend staying at work, at least half a year to one year to stay in Canada.

Q: Who can apply for employer-driven projects?

A: Business owners can only apply for entrepreneur immigration, that is, investment immigration. Executives can apply for both investment immigration and employers. Ordinary employees can only apply to the employer category.

Q: What kind of occupation can easily match the employer?

A: The broader the better, avoiding license-like occupations such as doctors and teachers.

Q: In the process of waiting for PR, if the main applicant has a major change, such as a marriage change, what should I do?

A: Notify the immigration agency, resubmit the application, and recalculate the period.



Q: Can international graduates now apply for AIPP after graduation?

A: International graduates can now apply for AIPP within 24 months of graduation.


BC Investment Immigration Q&A

 Q: What are the requirements of the area pilot programs?

Answer: The entrepreneurial field must first meet the local economic needs, but the Provincial Immigration Department clearly stipulates the prohibited business Types: Family hotel bed and breakfasts, hobby farms, home business home-based businesses, real estate developers and real estate agents development/brokerage, insurance or business brokerage.

Q: Can I get letters of recommendation from two communities at the same time?

Answer: No. One applicant can only get recommendation letters from one community.

Q: Is there a recommended quota for each community?

Answer: There is no quota limit! Each town is decided according to the development plan and the actual situation.

Q: Regarding the pilot project, how many communities are there now?

Answer: It has been updated from 33 communities to 44 communities.


Q&A for MIP

Q: Are there any other curriculum arrangements and academic requirements besides 10 months of professional courses?

A: There are English level requirements for admission to professional courses. If the language does not meet the standard, you need to be equipped with a language course.

Q: How long is the Canadian tourist visa valid? After the tourist visa is successfully processed, is there any requirement for the entry time?

A: The maximum length of a Canadian tourist visa is 10 years, and a single entry does not exceed 6 months.

Q: What materials are required for early registration of the MIP program? How long does the process take?

A: You need to submit transcripts, high school/university graduation certificates, IELTS scores, etc. when applying for a school. The period is about 2-4 months.

Q: After working for 6 months, when should I submit the provincial nomination application?

A: You can submit the provincial nomination application as long as have been working for 6 months. Polaris will prepare the application materials for each client in advance.

Q: Can I change employers during work?

A: The employer cannot be changed before applying for provincial nomination; otherwise the working hours need to be accumulated again.

Q: Do I have to graduate from Manitoba to study abroad? Can graduates from schools outside Manitoba apply for provincial nominations?

A: International students outside Manitoba cannot directly apply for the category of skilled immigrants in Manitoba. They need to work full time in Manitoba for one year, and after that they can apply again.

Q: Can I continue to study after being nominated by Manitoba?

A: Yes. However, during the period of submission of your application to the federal government for review, the applicant does not have a permanent resident status but has a work permit certificate. Applicants must wait if they want to continue their studies at the university. After obtaining permanent resident status, you can apply to any Canadian university or educational institution and enjoy local residence lower tuition fees.


 Federal Caregiver program Q&A

When can I submit my spouse’s open work permit and child’s application for a student visa?

A: When an applicant submits a Work Permit application, the spouse’s open work permit and application for a student visa for the child can be submitted at the same time.

Q: If the employer is changed during the work, will it affect the work permit?

Answer: The work permit issued after the applicant arrives in Canada will not have the employer’s name; only a job title will appear on the visa, which will help applicants change employers.


Canada Start-Up Visa Q&A

Q: Is “Start-up Visa” a kind of a visa, or immigration?

A: Start-up Visa, or “Canadian Startup Immigration Program” is an immigration project. When the application is approved, you can get an unconditional Canadian permanent residence card.


BC Employer offer program Q&A

Q: What are the similarities between BC and Ontario employer sponsorship?

A: They are all provincial nominations, and the operations after the provincial nomination cycle are basically the same, requiring the applicant’s working background (employee or business owner). The matching positions must be consistent with the positions in the NOC, 0, A, and B lists.

Q: What is the logic of EE and EEBC?

A: EEBC is on the premise of applying for EE, BC saves the EE pool to extract the places that meet the conditions, and takes EEBC.

Q: Are there any pilot projects in BC? (Investment)

A: Yes.

Q: does employer sponsorship in BC requires an interview?

A: No.

Q: How to refer and match in the NOC occupation list?

A: Job Duty is the key.