Are you planning to move to Canada in 2021? To help you begin, we’ve rounded up 7 tips on how to organize your move to Canada.
Documents from your home country.
Some of these documents will come in handy at a later date if you decide to apply for immigration. it’s best to have them all handy as it will be much harder to grab these documents once you are in Canada.
These documents are a Birth Certificate, copy of passport for each family member, Marriage certificate ( or divorce papers), Adoption papers, Copies of all school diplomas, undergraduate and graduate degrees.
If you have kids, you have to bring their school records f(This will help to get your children to the right grade in school.),
Travel health insurance.
This will cover you in case of a medical emergency for the first few weeks in Canada. (Some provinces, including Ontario, have a waiting period for health care coverage after you arrive in Canada.)
Make sure to have coverage as any health emergencies could be costly. Here at e-Visa we offer Insurance for your first few weeks in Canada to receive a quote send us an email firstname.lastname@example.org
Health Records for you and your Family:
Child vaccination records. (This will be necessary when you enroll your children in a Canadian school.), Medical records, including radiographs, dental files and prescriptions can also come in handy.
Copy of Driver’s License – In Canada You will be able to drive immediately with an international driver’s license If you plan to buy a car in Canada, you can get additional discounts If you have a good driving record in your home country, it’s recommended that you bring a copy of your insurance history with you.
Power Of Attorney
make sure to give power of attorney to a relative or a close friend, There is a chance you might need someone to assist you with Banking and legal matters, this person can assist you and save you a trip back.
Proof of funds
Bank statements to serve as proof of funds. Depending on your bank, this could take a week or two to arrange, so be organized
If you bring more than C$10,000 (or the equivalent in another currency) per family or as a single traveller into Canada, you must declare the amount when you arrive. You must fill out form Cross-Border Currency or Monetary Instruments Report – Individual
The Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) has the right to seize any money over C$10,000 that is not declared, you may need to pay a fine or face other penalties if you fail to declare money above the threshold.
Although some cities in Canada have really good weather, others can be cold and unpredictable. A good pair of gloves, a warm hat, and a jacket. These are crucial items if you plan on arriving anytime except summer month in any location outside the Greater Vancouver Area.
Don’t forget that you need the following documents when you arrive in Canada:
Your passport and / or travel documents
Your permanent resident visa and your
Confirmation of Permanent Residence
Proof that you have sufficient funds to
support yourself and your family in Canada
If you want more information on how to immigrate to Canada, contact us now and book a consultation!