Frequently Asked Questions
Do you want to work, study, visit, travel through or live permanently in Canada?
You may be asked questions about your:
• Language ability
• Family members
• Work experience
• Income and/or net worth
• Details on any job offer
Based on your answers, we will tell you what programs you may be eligible for, so be as accurate as you can.
If you are eligible, we will give you a detailed list of instructions on what to do next.
• Be a permanent resident
• Have lived in Canada for 3 out of the last 5 years
• Have filed your taxes, if you need to
• Pass a test on your rights, responsibilities and knowledge of Canada
• Prove your language skills
• Depending on your situation, there may be additional requirements.
If you sponsor a family member to immigrate to Canada, you must provide proof that you can:
Meet basic needs—such as food, clothing and shelter—for yourself and your family,
Support your relative financially and
Make sure your spouse or relative does not need to ask for financial help from the government.
If you sponsor your parent or grandparent to come to Canada as a permanent resident, you must make every reasonable effort to provide for your own essential needs and those of your
parent or grandparent. You are responsible for supporting your parent or grandparent financially when he or she arrives. As a sponsor, you must make sure your parent or grandparent
does not need to seek social assistance from the government.
Details on any job offer ,
Job offers must still be:
at the NOC 0, A or B level
from one employer for the FSW or CEC, or up to two employers for the FST
supported by an LMIA (if you need one) or be for a candidate that is exempt from needing one.
What language test do I need for Express Entry?
Before you complete an Express Entry profile, you need to take a language test. This will show that your language skills meet minimum requirements in each of these four categories:
You will then need to include the test results when you complete your Express Entry profile.
Study permit: Who can apply
You can study in Canada if you:
For English - IELTS (A) / CELPIP
For French - TEF / TCF
Proof of financial support
Grade 12 / Bachelor's degree / Diploma / Postgraduate
The processing time for SDS applications is generally 20 calendar days. Processing starts after receipt of a complete application and biometrics.
SDS Eligibility requirements
• To be a legal resident living in China, India, Pakistan, the Philippines, Morocco, Senegal or Vietnam
• Have a Letter of acceptance from a post-secondary DLI
• Have a proof of payment of tuition fees for the first year of study
• Live outside of Canada while applying
• Have a Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) of CAN$10,000 or more
• Get a medical exam before applying (if needed)
• Get a police certificate before applying (if needed)
• Have the most recent secondary or post-secondary school transcript(s)
• Have a valid language test result
Entrepreneurship activity among newcomers to Canada is increasing twice the rate of Canadian born Entrepreneurship
Woman's entrepreneurship is growing 3.1 times faster than men. About 39% of entrepreneurship are now woman up from 14% 40 years ago.
Immigration policies in Canada support entrepreneurship and Startups at the provincial and federal level.
Stable and predictable business environment and CLEAR predictable rules for foreign investment
Lowest overall Business costs in the G7
Canada has a highly educated workforce and the Government strongly supports development of skills and global talent mobility
Preferred access to an increasing share of the global economy via our many free trades agreement
Well reputed transportation infrastructures by both rail, sea and air
Federal Entrepreneur Programs
Start up Visas
Provincial Entrepreneur Programs
Provincial Nominee Programs
Quebec Investors and Entrepreneurs
Must have legally acquired net assets of at least C$2,000,000
Have Management Experience for at least two years in the last five years
Sign an Investment agreement with a financial intermediary
Make a five-year term investment of C$1,200,00
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Professional guidance with highest regard for integrity and candor.
Languages we speak are: English, French, Italian, Arabic, Mandarin, Cantonese, Urdu, Punjabi.NVI members have years of experience in various immigration categories such as
(FSWP, FSTP, Refugee, Entrepreneur, Investor, Temporary Visas) handling clients from different countries of the world.
NVI is based in Canada and current on information pertaining Canadian immigration law.