Restoration Status

If you ran out of temporary permit to stay in Canada, don’t worry, you can still do something to get a new permit thanks to the section of 182 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, which states that any visitor or worker and a student that loses their status can reinstate or restore their status.

Eligibility requirements for restoration status in Canada

The applicant must:

1) The applicant must be applying within 90 days of having lost their status.

2) You must qualify the basic requirements for the stay.

3) Must not fail to comply with any else conditions.

4) Must meet the requirements for the category under which they will be applying

5) The reason of status running out should be either one of it:

**Paragraph R185(a)

The period authorized for their stay.

**Subparagraphs R185(b)(i) to (iii)The work that they are permitted to engage in, or are prohibited from engaging in, in Canada, including the

a) type of work,

b) employer, and

c) Location of work.

**Paragraph R185(c)The studies that they are permitted to engage in, or are prohibited from engaging in, in Canada, including the

a) type of studies or course,

b) educational institution,

c) location of the studies

Please remember that these are just some of the many requirements, to know the entire list, contact us on the number below!

Some important things to remember:

Irrespective of the status of the applicant, the immigration office is going to recognize the person’s restoration and as it is being processed, the applicant is not allowed to work and attend school.

Another thing with this one is that you cannot be granted restoration at the port of entry. Everyone that fails to comply under these conditions are going to have to apply for their restoration status. Once they leave, the applicants are required to seek for a new entry upon their return on the country.

Citizenship Application

Canada loves to bring in permanent residents into their country with hopes of making them Citizens one day and luckily, one day that could be you!

But can you become a Citizen in Canada?

According to the IRCC, in order to become a Canadian citizen, you must

  • be a permanent resident
  • have lived in Canada for 3 out of the last 5 years
  • have filed your taxes
  • pass a test on your rights, responsibilities and knowledge of Canada
  • prove your language skills (you should be capable of speaking and writing either English or French)
  • have proof of your taxes for the last 3 years

What’s the process like?

Here are some of the things that you would need to do in order to get your application processed:

  • fill pout the forms in the Canadian Citizen Application Package
  • have all the required documents
  • pay the application fee
  • mail your application to the CIO (Centralized Intake Office)

What are the Benefits of getting a Canadian Citizenship?

A lot of people from all over the world want to become a citizen of Canada, considering that it offers a lot of benefits, which includes going to schools for free, freedom, healthcare coverage and you get to hold one of the strongest passports in the world.

Not only that, but being a Canadian Citizen comes with various benefits that are not available to permanent residents. Some of them are as mentioned below:

  • Canadian Citizens Can Vote and Run for Political Office

Citizens can vote in federal, provincial and municipal elections, run for office and become involved in political activities, meaning they have a say in who runs the various levels of government that exist in Canada.

  • Canadian Citizens Can Travel on a Canadian Passport

The power of a Canadian passport is proved by a fact that it is placed amongst the top 10 passports in the world. With a Canadian passport in hand, you can travel to more than 150 countries with no visa requirements.

  • Canadian Citizens Never Have to Worry about renewal

Once you become the citizen of Canada, you don’t have to renew your citizenship or fret about losing your status. You get free from bothersome processing time issue of citizenship renewal, saving $50 that you usually spend on the renewal of your PR card every 5 years. Moreover, you don’t have to give up your previous citizenship when you become a Canadian citizen as the Canadian government recognizes multiple-citizenship.

To know more about the Citizen Application, send us an enquiry below or call us on the given numbers.