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Post-ITA Document Checklist

Post-ITA DOcument Checklist

Post-ITA means you have already been drawn from the express entry pool and that your points meet the cutoff for the latest draw. You should have received an ITA email asking you whether to accept the ITA and proceed with the application or Reject the ITA and rejoin the pool. Of course you have to accept the ITA to move forward. Once you have accepted the ITA your MyCIC account will have an entry under “View my Submitted applications or…

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IELTS, Education Credential Assessment and MyCIC Profile

IELTS Education Credential Assessment and MyCIC Profile

In my previous post, I talked about the usual process in immigrating to Canada and ITA. To be able to create a MyCIC profile, you need two important documents; your IELTS general training result (Test Report Form Number) and an ECA Number. You should also be listing down your start and end dates for each company that you have worked for. If you can, secure a Certificate of Employment (CoE) from each. In the Philippines, there are two organizations that…

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Invitation to Apply (ITA) and the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS)

Invitation to Apply ITA and the Comprehensive Ranking System CRS

So yeah, we’ve decided to migrate under the Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) program. Remember when I told you that we were choosing between New Zealand and Canada, our decision wasn’t that clear until we got our ITA, the much coveted Invitation to Apply. ITA is given when you meet certain criteria such as points. This means that you have what they are looking for and they want you to try and apply for immigration in their country. By the way,…

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Once Upon a Time in EDSA

Once Upon a Time in Edsa

Late last year, while driving in an endless traffic along EDSA, I realized how the Philippines is not really conducive for building a family mainly due to traffic, of course, along with pollution, poor government benefits and services and political shenanigans. Then, I thought of migration. It took me a while to convince my wife to move to another country but for the sake of our kid and future kids, she agreed that we “need” to migrate. We were choosing…

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