Frequently Asked Questions
At the Great North Visa immigration services we subcontract a selected team of RCIC's with extensive experience with Canada immigration.
Since there are over 60 types of Canadian visas and programs available for Canada immigration, we would need to learn more about you and evaluate your particular case. Ask your personal consultant about our in-depth Evaluation to determine your options.
To enter any immigration program, it's important to have an Evaluation first. The Evaluation will show you what options you have for Canada immigration.Next, you will need to meet your program's requirements and enter the pool of candidates.Lastly, if selected, you will receive an ITA from the immigration authorities in Canada, allowing you to complete your immigration process.
We charge a one-time fee of $495 for a single Evaluation. We charge a one-time fee of $750 for a family Evaluation.
*Please note that the service fees may vary depending on various factors such as; the complexity of your case, the visa you applied for and the size of your family.
The documents you will need to get started are: your passport, Identity and Civil Status documents, relevant Canadian visa application form, proof of paid visa fees, proof of financial means, proof you will return to your home country once your Canadian visa expires, police clearance, medical clearance, photographs (according to the photo requirements for a Canadian visa), a cover letter that explains the purpose of your travel, a letter of support/invitation to Canada.
The time it would take to get a visa approval will depend on several important factors, such as the type of visa you're applying for, the number of applications you require, the number of family members you are immigrating with, etc. For example, if you're applying for the Express Entry program, the processing time can take around 6 months. On the other hand, if you're applying for the IEC Working Holiday visa, the processing time can take around 4 months.
It takes 8 weeks for USCIS to process your biometrics. Please note that this time frame starts AFTER you complete your biometrics. This means that the sooner you complete your biometrics, the sooner you will receive your results.
Canada's visa officers will look at the following: your immigration status, travel history, employment, family ties in Canada and in your country of residence, property ownership, academic qualifications, language skills and more.
You can track your Canadian visa application process through your personal account on our website.
The Canadian government charges different fees for the submission of different visa applications. The fees depend on the type of visa you're applying for, how many applications you require, your family size and age and more. These fees can range anywhere between a few hundred dollars to a few thousands. Please note that government fees are non-refundable.