Lanes Consulting is your changing lanes partner. We are here to help you to find your way to Canadian residency. Our Regulated Immigration Consultants will:
A. Assess your Eligibility
Before retaining Lanes Consulting, you will first want to know whether you qualify for a Canada Immigration (Permanent Resident) Visa or temporary entry to Canada.
• Personalized assessment of your qualifications
Please book an appointment with us, we will promptly review your particular qualifications and advise you as to your likelihood of Canada immigration success.
• Email responses to your inquiries
If you require information about our services or the Canada immigration process, submit an online inquiry, and we will be pleased to answer your questions
• Telephone discussion with a member of our firm
You may speak to us directly about your qualifications or the Canada immigration services we offer. Call us to get the information you need.
B. Facilitate your Application Process
Once we have determined that you qualify for a Canada Immigration Visa or temporary entry to Canada and you have retained our firm to assist you in the application process, we will provide you with the following legal services:
• Determine your Canadian immigration category
Some individuals qualify for a Canada Immigration (Permanent Resident) Visa under more than one Canadian immigration categories. If this applies to you, we will explain the pros and cons of each category under consideration and recommend the category best suited to your personal goals.
• Commissioner for Taking Affidavits
We act as a Commissioner for Taking Affidavits, appointed by Ministry of the Attorney General, we can take affidavits and administer other legal oaths, affirmations or declarations within or outside Ontario, or subject to any territorial limit the Attorney General may specify, as permitted by the Commissioners for taking Affidavits Act.
• Prepare, perfect and submit your application
An adequately prepared application will always move through the process faster and more efficiently. Often this will result in the avoidance of a personal interview with a Canadian Immigration Visa Officer. We take pride in submitting complete and professional applications that include all of the information and documentation needed to satisfy the Canadian Immigration Visa Officer of your qualifications for the Canada Immigration Visa you desire.
• Communicate with your Canadian Immigration Visa Office
Our office will serve as your mailing address for Canadian immigration purposes. We will let you know when any communication is received, and we will respond on your behalf, to all requests and demands from Canadian immigration authorities.
C. Prepare you for your personal interview
If you are required to attend a personal interview with a Canadian Immigration Visa Officer, we will obtain the Canadian Immigration Visa Office’s written notes concerning your application and will advise you about how to respond to the issues that will be raised during the interview.
D. Provide you with our Canada Work Permit Services
You may need a work permit to work in Canada. In some case, you may get a work permit without a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). In many cases, you may need to have an assessment from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). In any case, please feel free to give us a call and find out how you can get a work permit to work in Canada. We are here to help!
E. Retrieve your Personal Record and update your Status
Whether you are our client or not, we can help you to obtain and decode a status report of your Canadian Visa application, with notes made by the officers processing your file, so that you can find out your status.
F. Ease your Settlement in Canada
We recognize that obtaining a Canada Immigration Visa is only the first steps in your journey to Canada. To help you establish yourself as a Canadian Permanent Resident, we will provide the following services to you as follows:
• Prepare your Needs Assessment and Settlement Plan
Needs Assessment is to assess each of your family members what everyone needs to live successfully in Canada. It is a part of your Canadian integration plan to live, work, and study in the country. A Settlement Plan is a comprehensive yet tailor-made scheme that outlines all essential procedures, steps and resources for you and your family to settle in a new Canadian city. It is like a business plan in practices. The more prepared one is better the chances of settling in successfully!
• Prepare you for your arrival at a Canadian Port of Entry
Once you receive your Canada Immigration Visa, you will have to enter Canada within a specified period. You will be interviewed by a Canadian Immigration Visa Officer before you are permitted to enter Canada. We will advise you about the documents that you will need to have in your possession. We will prepare you for your interview at the Canadian port of entry.
• Explain your Canadian Residency Obligations
You may lose your status as a Canadian Permanent Resident if you do not meet your residency obligations. We will advise you on the different methods of fulfilling your Canadian Residency Obligations.
• Advice on your Canadian Citizenship
Canadian citizenship is voluntary, and you may be eligible for it after three years of Canadian residency. There are many advantages to Canadian citizenship, and we provide extensive advice on the Canadian citizenship process.