When you are immigrating to a new country you and your family will want to know that the transition will be made comfortably and with ease. Canam provides a complete range of post landing services to new immigrants, students, professionals and business people in successfully settling down in Canada.
|[+] Airport Pickup
A representative of SPLC welcomes client at the Airport and transports directly to their short term accommodation. The representative will have a sign with the Clients details on it. Our friendly representatives are highly qualified to provide you with all necessary information & assistance at the airport
We pre-arrange 10-days furnished accommodation for the client. The accommodation will be located in GTA – close to airport, shopping mall & public transport. If you need extra room or facility, please mention during your registration. Based on your need, length of your accommodation length can be increased.
|[+] Bank Account
We understand that when you are moving to a new country there are plenty of things that need to be taken care of including banking services. Whether it be for education, work or business – Immigrants have unique needs and we help you set up your initial banking requirements with your choice of bank and make your move more comfortable. We also provide our knowledge on the unique benefits offered by different banks on New Immigrant banking packages and help you take advantage of these offers.
|[+] SIN Number
If you intend to work in Canada whether on a student visa or a skilled migrant, and receive an income in Canada, you need to have a Social Insurance Number. A Social Insurance Number (SIN) is a unique number issued to individuals and is needed for all forms of receiving income. Applying for a SIN is one of the top priorities on arriving to Canada.
On arrival, we immediately organize all paperwork to arrange for your Social Insurance Number – preferably very next business day.
|[+] Driving License
We arrange your driving test, as soon as, you feel comfortable to appear for the test. To prepare, you, we provide leaning material (before your arrival to Canada) and conduct mock test.
|[+] Medical Insurance
We can arrange your Health insurance requirements even from the moment of landing. Ontario health insurance plan will start only after 90 days of your landing. We will provide quote & arrange insurance before you landing in Canada.
|[+] Job Orientation We provide to the clients:
|[+] Public Transport The Canadian transport system is very well organized and easy to get familiarized with in a short time. The main ways of public transport within the City is via Bus, Urban rail (Train) and the light rail (trams). To ensure that you settle in smoothly into a new country and are able to independently travel your way through the city we offer the following services.
|[+] School Admission We help / guide you to choose school for your child & arrange admission. Depending upon the age of your children, we will guide you the requirement before you leave your country. This will help you to arrange proper documents for school admission|
|[+] Library Membership|
|[+] Child Benefit
We will help you to arrange child benefit at the earliest possible time. Submission of proper document is essential to get quick & maximum child benefits.
|[+] Information on Networking|
|[+] Evaluation of your certificate In Canada, your certificate may require to be evaluated. Our consultancy will help you to find easy, quick and economical solution. If needed, you have to send your transcript directly from your University to respective agency.|
Below is the Canam Post landing checklist compiled for our clients.
In your first few weeks You will need to
- Exchange your money for Canadian currency
- Find temporary accommodation
- Have some identification (ID) with you
- Apply for private Health Insurance
- Get a map of the area and find out about transportation in your area
- Get your own telephone book
- Contact an immigrant-serving organization in your community
- Fill out the forms for a Social Insurance Number card and a Health Insurance card
In your first few months You will likely need to
- Find permanent housing
- Get a telephone installed
- Register your children in school
- Get a family doctor
- Have your children immunized
- Open a bank account
- Look for a job
- Carry your address and telephone number with you
- Try to make friends — join the Host Program
- Know where the Language Instruction for Newcomers (LINC) assessment centre is in your community and register for language classes
- Apply for the Canada Child Tax Benefit
- Apply for the GST/HST Credit; use Form RC151, Goods and Services Tax / Harmonized Sales Tax (GST/HST)Credit Application found in the back pocket of this guide.
In your first year You may wish to
- Get a valid driver’s license
- Practice and improve your language skills
- Register for adult continuing education classes
- Take time to relax and participate in community activities
- Understand your rights and responsibilities under Canadian law
- Know that you can apply for Canadian citizenship after living in Canada for three years
Welcome to Canada Checklist
- Find a place to live
- Apply for a Social Insurance Number (SIN)
- Apply for a Health Card (OHIP)
- Apply for the Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB)
- Open a bank account
- Apply for a driver’s licence
- Get information about finding a job
- Find a settlement agency close to your home
- Find a Community Health Centre close to your home
- Find an Employment Resource Centre (ERC) close to your home
- Find a public library close to your home
- Learn about your rights as an employee
- Learn about your rights as a tenant
- Find out how to register your children in school
- Get maps of streets and bus routes
- Find English classes for you and your family
- Find out where to shop