Q: How difficult is it to immigrate to
A: Although Canada's immigration laws are quite complex, with
our professional assistance, it will not seem so complicated to
you. We carefully analyze your application to ensure the best
results and we will let you know the chances of your application
if you decide to proceed with the application process.
A: You can easily find out by filling in the free client
profile assessment form here.
We will get back to you with a free analysis of
Who qualifies for a Canadian permanent visa?
A: Applicants have to meet
the specified criteria in
one of the immigration categories:
Skilled workers and businessmen have to obtain
sufficient points according to selection criteria. Points are awarded
for factors such as age, education, experience, language abilities
and occupational demand.
is the status of a landed immigrant?
A: A landed immigrant is permitted to
reside permanently in Canada, and earn a livelihood in any one of
the ten provinces or three territories in Canada. Landed
immigrants have to stay at least 183 days per 12 months in Canada.
Q: How does one acquire
a Canadian citizenship?
A: You must have lived in Canada for at
least three years out of the four years right before the day you
apply for citizenship. English and French are the official languages of Canada.
You must know enough of either language so that you can understand
other people and they can understand you. Also, you must know
about the rights and responsibilities that Canadians have, some
knowledge about Canada's history and geography, and about it's political system.
Q: What is the difference between landed
immigrant status and citizenship?
A: Canadians have long valued their
traditions of democracy, freedom and tolerance. The rights and
values so important to all Canadians are enshrined in the Canadian
Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Bill of Rights, and
provincial human rights codes. Along with these rights come
are applications submitted?
A: Applications for Canadian permanent
residence must be filed with a visa office outside Canada. The
effective selection of the processing visa office can greatly
reduce the overall processing time, which varies from post to
post. However, Business applications can only be submitted to one
of the following nine centres: Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore,
London, Paris, Seoul, Berlin, Buffalo and Damascus.
much does Immigration Canada charge as processing fees?
A: Immigration Canada developed a fee schedule.
Fees depend on the type of category and the number of applicants.
Skilled workers and all dependents over 19 years old have to pay
C$500 processing fee plus C$975 right of landing fee. Applicants
younger than 19 years have to pay C$100 processing fee and no
right of landing fee. For Business applicants, the principal
applicants have to pay C$1,000 and all dependents are pay the same
amount as above.
long does it take to process an application?
A: Processing times
may vary between 9 to 24
months. However, there are some rare cases that may extend the
processing time. Well-prepared
applications presented at immigration posts with small numbers to
be processed are sometimes issued in less than four months. The
processing time depends on the category in which the application
is made, and whether or not the applicant(s) have to attend an
interview. Processing times also vary between embassies. Please
contact us to have your case evaluated and to obtain a personal
Q: What is so different about Wilco
Consulting Co. Ltd. versus an immigration agent?
A: Our services are very friendly and we will assist you
during the entire application process to ensure a high degree