We do not carry cash on site. All payments will be contactless (debit or credit) or via bank transfers. Starting March 2020, the initial consultation will be done over the phone or via video conference (Skype, FaceTime) and will be booked at a minimum of half an hour (30 mins) with the option of adding quarter hours (15 mins) if needed.
*Since the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we have initiated new approaches of conducting businesses to minimize the potential exposed risks to our employees. Starting March 2020, the initial consultation will be done over the phone or via video conference (Skype, FaceTime). If you are in Halifax (Canada) and prefer an in-person meeting, an additional 10% of the consultation fee will be added to your invoice. The additional fee levied for our in-house service is to offset the human contact provided by, and the risks exposed to our staff such as cleaning the conference room prior to your arrival, disinfecting all surface areas after your departure, washing and sanitizing any glassware or silverware used during the meeting. Our in-person consultation will not accommodate family members such as parents, siblings, cousins or any relatives. Only family members who will be included in the same application can join the meeting.
Private Consultation is suitable for:
Candidates who will be submitting their PR applications within the next 90 days and wish to navigate, compare and analyze the pros and cons of different options
Your legal status in Canada has recently expired or will expire within the next 90 days
Candidates who are currently working or have been made employment offer(s) but wish to analyze their job offer to the future PR eligibility
You have received an offer letter from school and need some questions answered before submitting a study permit (visa) application
Candidates who wish to file PR application based on a sponsorship stream by a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
Your application was recently refused by IRCC or a visa office outside Canada
You have hired another immigration professional (lawyer, consultant, agent) but wish to get a second opinion
During the one-on-one consultation we generally cover:
Topic-specific questions tailored to your situation
Explore options (temporary or permanent) on how you can extend your status in Canada based on your past/current employment history, marital status or personal merits
Analyze reasons of your refusal and discuss the options available to you
We will not cover or discuss:
Immigration forms required or provide you with a checklist to take home (Application specific checklist can be found free of charge on the government website)
Review your documents and answer questions regarding your pre-filled application forms
Whether your move to Canada or specifically to Nova Scotia is going to be a good idea for your future or for permanent resident purpose
(General questions) – ‘can you tell me about the immigration programs available in NS…, please book the next Immigration Seminar available
(General questions) – What kind of jobs do I need to get in order to get permanent residency in Nova Scotia/Canada. – please book the next Immigration Seminar available
Hypothetical questions related to employment – if I am hired by Employer A, can I apply for permanent residency via this employer (too many factors can influence the answer)
Tailor-made for your budget and needs
Whether you are preparing to start an application or have begun the process but found yourself stuck with a few questions, we can lend our knowledge and expertise to help. Depending on the complexity of your situation and budget, you decide how involved you want us to be.
Level of engagement
Immigration Seminar – If you are in Nova Scotia but currently unemployed, and your application will not be sponsored by a Canadian citizen or a Permanent Resident (family class), Immigration Seminar is the best option for you to learn about the general information and programs available.
PrivateConsultation – we covered topic-specific questions based on your background information (read more ‘anchor to the top’)
GuidanceandAdvisory* – We provide our expertise on the selected immigration program that you wish to use. We will go through the forms required as well as a comprehensive checklist of documentation based on our experience. Clients are briefed common errors, potential redflags and any policy or operational procedure change in effect or may soon take place. This is a tailored service; fees vary depending on the type of applications. If you are interested in using this service, a private consultation must be purchased first.Due to limited personnel, this service may not be available all year around.
Application Review** – You do the ground work, we ‘grade’ your result. We will identify the errors, missing components and provide advice on how to improve your application. This is a tailored service; fees vary depending on the type of applications. If you are interested in using this service, an initial private consultation is required. Due to limited personnel, this service may not be available all year around.
Full Representation – You provide us with your information, we select the appropriate program based on your eligibility, we accept your raw material and document to build the application from the ground up.