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Anyone Processing Canadian Immigration Visa Here?

Hi,I am would like Nigerians who are processing Canadian immigration visa (Federal skilled worker, temporary work visa, etc) to please share their experiences and views. I am paticularly interested in experiences regarding interviews, medicals and the Accra visa office.

I am about to apply for Federal skilled worker. Also nigerians living in Canada, how that place be?

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@ mmo1, check out this website www.cic.gc.ca. It's very good. Take your time to read it, it's self explanatory but if you have any questions then holla at me. I am just beginning the process myself but wanted info from people who've gone through the process.

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people in house pls i'm interested in processing Canadian immigration visa (Federal skilled worker, temporary work visa, etc) tell me how to go about it, i mean how,where to start from. i 'm particularly interested in it you can send an e-mail to henribolajson@yahoo.com

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people in house pls i'm interested in processing Canadian immigration visa (Federal skilled worker, temporary work visa, etc) tell me how to go about it, i mean how,where to start from. i 'm particularly interested in it you can send an e-mail to henribolajson@yahoo.com

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There are threads covering this info already - see http://www.nairaland.com/nigeria/topic-272024.0.html for some more reference.

The process is lengthy, but worth it if you're interested.

You will forward your initial application to the Accra office, with the basic forms filled out, but without all of the supplementary documents. Once your application is received, you will go on a waiting list for a period of 2-3 years, before the actual processing of your application will commence. At this point your supporting documents will be requested and then assessed. If you require an interview (not necessary for many applicants) you will need to attend one to clear up any issues with your documents and then if that is successful you will be sent forms to carry out the medical examination. This will be done at hospitals mostly in Lagos, with one at Yaba being a preferred one among a number of people I know. Once you have done that, the medical results will be forwarded to the processing centre and if all is well, you will receive a notification to send your passport for the Immigrant Visa to be inserted, which will enable you go to Canada to land.

The Accra visa office is like any other as far as I know - just send in your application and the processing will begin

The medicals are extensive - blood and urine tests, x-ray and a basic physical exam checking weight, height and inquiring about your medical history. You will not receive the results of the medical examination - they are sent directly to the processing centre. So in that regard, if you 'fail' (God forbid) you might not even be told why you fail. In my own experience, I remember doing my medicals (in Canada) but I had some question mark on my urine sample. The doctor called me back because they found a trace of protein so I had to give a second sample which was clear.

Regarding life in Canada, see the other threads for comments, particularly the thread linked by Dis Guy.

Life in Canada is generally ok. It is often cheaper than life in the US and is an interesting place to live in. Most immigrants end up in the major cities - Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. In recent years, more immigrants are ending up in Calgary/Edmonton in Alberta because of the oil boom there. Often times, it might be easier to get a job in some other smaller population provinces - Saskatchewan especially, which has many jobs at the moment. It all depends on what you want.

Right, I think I've written enough information - let me know what you need.

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You might be able to get advice on the other thread-General Canadian Visa enquiry

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