Hiring an Immigration Representative in Ottawa

Immigrating to Canada whether you intend to do so permanently or temporarily can be a complicated process. It is not a requirement that you use an immigration representative when you apply to immigrate to Canada, and your application will not be treated any differently by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. However, the use of an immigration representative can make a huge difference in the success of your application. This is because you will be having a professional guide you through the process, ensure you are eligible for the immigration stream you’ve chosen and ensure your application package makes an effective case for why you are eligible for the permit or visa you are applying for. However, not all immigration representatives are the same. 

Immigration Lawyers Or Immigration Consultants?

As someone who is navigating the immigration system, you have two choices for paid help. These are immigration lawyers and immigration consultants.

An immigration lawyer is someone who has completed law school, specializes in immigration law and is regulated by the very respectable law societies in their region. In addition, they are held to a level of professionalism and are watched over to ensure they provide quality service.

An immigration consultant is a different profession all together, and they offer some – but not all – of the services an immigration lawyer can. They too, are regulated, but there have been too many stories in the news as of late that prove their regulatory body isn’t effective at dealing with problematic consultants or even those who act fraudulently. As such, it is very difficult for the client to choose a “good” immigration consultant over a “bad” immigration consultant, and a “bad” immigration lawyer has much, much more to lose than a bad immigration consultant as they have gone through years of schooling and professional development to get to where they are today.

Why hire us for your immigration needs

When considering above, note that not all immigration lawyers are the same, either! You deserve a high level of service and you need to feel like you are being taken care of.

We are an immigration law firm that has won Top Choice Immigration Law Firm for three years in a row – this is particularly a special honour for us because it is the public, our current clients and our past clients who were happy enough with us to vote for us.

We have been in business for over 15 years and our services extend much further than helping people with their immigration applications. We handle immigration cases from start to finish, meaning we ensure that we demonstrate to immigration authorities that you are a suitable candidate for whichever immigration application type you have chosen, we ensure that your application package is ready to be approved by the immigration officer reviewing your case, we manage and monitor your immigration case from beginning to end and if necessary we can help you prepare for interviews and much more.

Any information provided here does not constitute legal advice and is intended for general information only. Should you require legal advise, you are encouraged to contact a lawyer directly. All blog postings are public and are not subject to solicitor/client confidentially. Case results depend on a variety of factors unique to each case, and case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any further case undertaken by the lawyer.

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