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Applying for Canadian PR?

Here is the
Document Check List for you
May 26, 2016

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Applying for Permanent Residency in Canada? Hope you must have gathered all
the requisite information.

But have you gone through the check list of documents you need?

Not yet?

Anyways this post is to cover this crucial aspect of your Canada immigration
preparations, i.e.

Document Checklist for Canadian PR

Here are the key documents (with explanation) you need to apply for permanent
residency in Canada.
1. Passport
Well, I dont think it needs much of explanation being the most crucial official
documents issued by the government in your home country. It certifies or confirms
your citizenship status and identity while you move out of your country. You must
carry a valid passport for every individual accompanying you to Canada, i.e.
spouse, children, etc.

2. Visa
It is a conditional authorization provided by a country to an immigration applicant
to enter and live in the country for the period as defined in the authorization itself.
It is usually a stamp endorsed on the passport and other travel documents of the
immigration applicant.

3. Proof of Language Proficiency

English and French are the official languages in Canada. Hence, you must carry the
language proficiency test results in any of the both languages (i.e. IELTS test for

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4. Letter of employment offer
You must carry an original letter of fulltime employment issued by your
prospective employer in Canada, based on your visa provisions.

5. ECA Report
You must carry the ECA (Educational Credential Assessment) Report issued by a
recognized organization.

6. Proof of Relationship/Residency in Canada (if applicable)

If you are immigrating to Canada on a sponsored visa, you must show the proof or
relationship with your close relative in Canada, i.e. birth, marriage, or adoption,
etc. certificates.

7. Identity proof and Civil Status documents

Provide all the legal or official documents with regard to your identity or civil
status in your home country, i.e. Birth certificate, marriage certificate, name
change declarations, national IDs, divorce papers or death certificate of former
spouse (if applicable), etc.

8. Police Certificates and Clearances

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You must submit valid police certificate with the application letter to CIO.

9. Photographs
6 Photos for each family member are required irrespective of the fact whether they
are accompanying you or not. Write the name and DOB of the person featuring on
photograph, on the back of 5 copies of photos and leave the 6th one blank.

10. Proof of Funds (if applicable)

Provide the proof of settlement funds (unencumbered and readily transferable) for
settlement in Canada.

11. Fee Payment

Fee payment form for Canadian PR Application by certified Cheque, DD, Money
order, or Credit card (Visa, American Express, MasterCard)

12. Working Experience

The reference letter required from your employers in last 10 years.
13. Children Details
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Provide the complete documents with regard to your children status, i.e. birth
certificate, adoption papers, Proof of customer of the children (under 18), signed
legal Declaration from Non-Accompanying Parent/Guardian for Minors
Immigrating to Canada, etc.

Most of the key documents needed for Canadian PR are included; however, you
are advised to refer the CIC website or consult the registered immigration expert
once for final list of documents.

How to get vital assistance to gather all essential documents and apply for PR
in Canada?

If you are not familiar with the most of the terms mentioned below, you are
advised to hire a registered immigration consultant to apply for PR in Canada.
The immigration consultants based on their experience and expertise guide you the
best way for immigration to your destined country.