Spain Visa Requirements

  Here is an overview of the process for immigration to Spain and about Spain visa requirements for those expats planning a move to this southern European country.   Spain Visa Requirements - Residence Permits   All foreigners living in Spain for more than three months (six months for EU citizens) must apply for a residence permit within fifteen days of arriving in Spain. These are granted for an indefinite stay or for a specific duration for those working or studying for a … [Read more...]

Australia Student Visa Point System

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by Sufii from Pakistan   Please tell me about Australia study visa point system.   I have done +2 in 60% 10th grade in 71%.   Ielts 5.5 not less than 5.   Accepted by Cambridge College Australia in management diploma.   My father is gonna sponsor me. He has AUD40000$   Please tell me about my Australian study visa chances and, please also tell me if the family tree is a compulsory document … [Read more...]

Student-Work Visa Canada

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by M. from Ontario/Canada   My boyfriend is coming to Canada in January from the UK. He intends on going to college in September, but would like to work from January until then (and during the course if possible).   Should he apply for a work visa, then is he able to switch to a student visa once he gets accepted into the Fall 2012 program?   Thanks, M     Hereunder are a few suggestions I had … [Read more...]

Can my child go to school in Canada if I hold a study permit in Canada ?

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by Mrs. Rupa from India   I am from India and planning to move to Canada on a student visa.   Can my 6 years old son get free education there or do I have to pay for his education?   I would also want to know if my child can get a free after school care?   I am a single mother and I want a better future for my son. This is the main reason for wanting to leave India.   Can you give me some … [Read more...]

Canadian Student Visa approved

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by Sunita from Glasgow   I am sunita from glasgow. Thank you very much for your help during the application procedures. Your answers in our queries were very helpful. Thanks for that. I Had an interview last week as I had told you and got the visa approved today.   My husband had applied for visitor visa with me and we both have visa till Sept. 2015 on expiry date. My husband is not going with me now when I am leaving … [Read more...]

Health Care Insurance in Canada for Expats

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by John from U.S.A   My wife and I, (both US Citizens), are 66 years old, retired and in good health. If we were to move to live full time in Canada, (British Columbia), can we be covered for any Health Care Services provided by the Canadian Health Care System?   I believe that under any scenario, we will have to purchase private Health Care Insurance, either supplemental or for full coverage. In either case, what … [Read more...]

Canada Students Visa Expiring Before End Date of my Course

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by Sundip Sharma from New Delhi, India   I will be doing my post-graduate studies in Canada from September to next September. I got my visa recently and noticed that my study visa validity expires on 30th of August. Will I have to move back to my country of origin before the completion of my course as I heard somewhere that they usually don't extend the student visa if it is only required for a couple of more days? … [Read more...]

Canadian Police Certificate for Canadian Work Visa purpose

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by Don from Singapore   Presently I am here in Singapore, I applied for a work visa going to Canada. Now I received a letter from High Commission of Canada asking me to apply for a police certificate in Toronto since I worked in Canada before.   My question is how long will be the processing time? is it shorter than the regular one since it's a work visa?   Thanks in advance, Don     Hereunder are … [Read more...]

Changing College after Getting Canadian Study Visa?

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by Devang from India   I’m from India. I’ve finished my 3 year bachelor degree in accounting, but I want to study 3 year graphic design in Canada.   My visa councilor told me that if I apply for student visa on the basis of graphic design program, my chances of visa rejection will be high.   So first I have to apply for another post graduation program related to my field of education, which is of two years … [Read more...]

Canadian work visa and using a lawyer

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by Yudi Santoso from Australia   My name is Yudi. I live in Australia. I would like to ask you about Canadian work visa.   I applied for a Canadian work visa and all the documents are done.   Then my lawyer or Canadian Immigration asked me to put security deposit with the amount CAD $2,500 which is for guarantee arising to any laps committed by me.   The refundable security deposit payment will be … [Read more...]