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Frequently ask questions

1. I am ready to come to Canada. What should I do first?
Depending on what you want to do in Canada you need a consultation to discuss the possibilities and steps to take to make this trip a reality.

2. How do I book a consultation?
Send us an email by filling out the contact page and we'll reach you to book an appointment online.

3. What is included in a consultation?
We talked about your matter, and options to find ways to move forward. We do not review forms or previous applications this consultation is to know you and complete an assessment to see if is viable to assist you. The consultation is up to 45 minutes.

4. Can I call you or ask questions after my consultation?
Unfortunately, we cannot offer phone calls that are shorter in length or answer emails to people who are not clients on file.

5. I want to work in Canada, do I need a work permit?
In Canada, you can only work if you have a work permit or a study permit that allows you to work while you study.

6. I want to study in Canada, do I need a study permit?
As a general rule yes, if you are going to study for more than 6 months. 

7. I want to study English or French in Canada, does the study permit allow me to work?
No; If you have a student permit to study English or French, you will not be able to work for the duration of your student permit.

8. I am going to travel to Canada, do I need a tourist visa?
No; if your nationality is from a visa-exempt country, you will only need an eTA (Electronic authorization to travel).

9. What is an open work permit?
An open work permit is one where you can work with any employer who offers you a job. You should keep in mind that even if you have an open work permit, you may have certain restrictions, such as not being able to work with children, in hospitals, etc.

10. What is a closed work permit?
A closed work permit is one in which you are restricted with whom you can work, whether it is the employer or the field of work. Normally this type of permit is obtained when it is the employer that sponsors you by offering you a job offer called LMIA.

11. Consultation Terms & Conditions:
A 45-minute appointment is for client looking for services and/or assistance with their immigration matter to immigrate or stay in Canada.

This Initial Consultation Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions of an Initial Consultation meeting between Mi&CO immigration consulting, acting on behalf of Mi&CO immigration consulting, (“we” or “us”), and the undersigned Client (“you”):
 
1. No Legal Authority Granted. You agree and understand that this agreement does not constitute your engagement of Mi&CO immigration consulting Adriana Wildbore to act as your Authorized Representative in respect of any matters relating to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), and/or the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).
 
2. Purpose of Consultation. The purpose of the Initial Consultation is for us (a) to learn about you and your particular immigration situation based on the information provided, which may include one or more aspects of the Canadian immigration process and related procedures; (b) to answer your questions to the best of our ability; (c) to identify your options and, to the extent possible, analyze the costs and benefits of those alternatives; (d) to help you determine your course of action, if any; (e) to determine the next steps in the process, as appropriate. All information and documents that you provide to us shall remain strictly confidential and  copies (we do not take originals)

3. Fee and Cancellation. In exchange for scheduling an Initial Consultation with Mi&CO immigration consulting of up to 45 minutes in duration, you agree to pay a non-refundable Consultation Fee of CAD 250 (General consultation ).
Despite the foregoing, if your Initial Consultation appointment is canceled with at least 24 hours advance notice provided to us, you may re-schedule your Initial Consultation appointment without penalty. 

4. Acceptance. By submitting payment to us, you indicate your agreement to these terms, by that action agree to all of the terms and conditions set forth above in this Initial Consultation Agreement and acknowledge that any further engagement of Mi&CO immigration consulting will require further written agreement with different terms. (Service agreement)

5. Disclaimer. Submitting this form will serve as consent to collect the personal information you provide within the form to provide you with access to and information about your immigration inquiry. 
This personal information collection is authorized under section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act.

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