10808 130 Street, Surrey, BC V3T 0A7

ISSUES RELATED TO COVID -19

We are continuing to conduct consultations by Telephone, WhatsApp and ZOOM!

 

Please contact us at 604-588-9800 or by email at canada@lindamark.com with any questions related to your immigration matters.

 

With the uncertainty that COVID-19 brings we can also help you with preparation of a will. Please call our office for further details.

 

TRANS-BORDER (CANADA/US) RELATIONSHIPS - There may be ways for you to see one another and/or file a spousal sponsorship to Canada. Contact us for further details.

 

FOREIGN STUDENTS IN USA - You may be eligible to apply to Canada as an International Student. Contact our office for further details.

 

IRCCCanada Immigration – is continuing to process applications for Express Entry, Sponsorships and Humanitarian and Compassionate Grounds (as well as other applications). Most Individuals who qualified for Express Entry (without the need for a job offer) are STILL QUALIFIED to apply, even if they have been laid off from their employment).

 

BCPNP - is continuing to process applications under the provincial nominee program. If you are seeking assistance with your application, please contact us.

 

Due to concerns over COVID-19, we have set up new protocols for everyone’s safety.We are currently conducting interviews and consultations on the telephone (and on WhatsApp). 

 

Please email or call our office if you have immigration concerns or you need to talk with anyone. Please submit documents via email or post, rather than delivering them to our office.If you are not able to do this, phone us.

All staff are currently working from home and work is continuing to be conducted on files.

Hand washing and sanitizing procedures are being strictly followed.

 

Thanks for your co-operation!

 

Linda Mark

Temporary Status in Canada

Mark & Company can assist you with the following types of temporary status in Canada:

  • Extensions and Restorations (applications from within Canada)
    • Visitor records for Religious workers
    • Study permits for international students
    • Work permits
    • Post graduate work permits
    • Co-op work permits
    • Restorations (for people who have lost their status in Canada)
    • Temporary resident permits
  • Study Permits
  • Temporary Resident Visas (for entry to Canada), including Supervisas
  • Temporary Resident Permits (for people who are inadmissible to Canada)
  • Electronic Travel Authorizations (ETA) – Most travellers from countries not requiring visitor visas (such as Great Britain, Germany, and Australia) now need to be in possession of an Electronic Travel Authorization when travelling to Canada
  • Work Permits
    • Labour Market Impact Assessments and work permits
    • Work permits and visitor records for religious workers
    • Open work permits for spouses of foreign workers
    • Co-op work permits
    • International Free Trade Agreements
      • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
      • Canada – European Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA)
      • General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)
      • Canada – Korea Free Trade Agreement
      • Canada – Chile Free Trade Agreement
      • Canada – Columbia Free Trade Agreement
    • Self-employed work permits

International Students

Study permits to Canada have become one of the most important ways that immigrants are able to enter and remain in Canada. With a valid study permit foreign students in Canada may (under some circumstances):

  • Attend college or university in Canada

  • Work in Canada (with valid authorization)

  • Be accompanied by their families

  • Send their children to school in Canada

The completion of a diploma or university degree in Canada may allow a foreign student to:

  • Work in Canada on an open work permit

  • Obtain permanent residence to Canada

Mark & Company can assist clients with:

  • Understanding how the study process works

  • How to take advantage of the opportunities available with respect to work permits and permanent residence

  • Finding an appropriate college or university

  • Preparing applications for study permits, work permits and permanent residence

  • Providing any other advice necessary for studying in Canada

Although students with study permits may work off campus for up to 20 hours per week (without a work permit), these regulations can be confusing and can lead to students working without proper authorization. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding this issue.

Foreign Workers

There are many ways to come to Canada as a foreign worker from Labour Market Impact Assessments to International Free Trade Agreements. Canada Immigration also issues work permits to spouses of International students and foreign workers. Once in Canada many foreign workers also qualify for immigration to Canada. We have assisted many foreign workers in:

  • Assessing their options

  • Preparing Labour Market Impact Assessments and work permit applications

  • Assisting the spouses of foreign workers in obtaining open work permits

  • Assisting foreign workers to apply for permanent residence to Canada

Contact Us

Mark & Company Law Corp

10808 130 Street

Surrey, BC V3T 0A7


T: 604-588-9800

E: canada@lindamark.com

Hours

Monday - Friday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Saturday - Sunday Closed

Service Area

Lower Mainland of British Columbia
Fraser Valley of British Columbia
We provide assistance to clients worldwide

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