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Documents to Carry

Documents to Carry

Checklist 1: Documents you can’t forget to bring to Canada — an overview 1. Birth certificates and passports of each family member 2. Adoption papers if applicable 3. Marriage certificate (and/or divorce, separation papers) 4. School records for all your children...
Household Items

Household Items

Checklist 2: What you can bring with you — personal and household items As a landed immigrant, you are entitled to bring with you, free of duty and taxes, any personal and household items that you owned before your arrival in Canada. These may include any of the...
Transferring Finances and Valuables

Transferring Finances and Valuables

Checklist 3: Transferring finances One of the first things you should consider when packing up to come to Canada is how to transfer your cash and your other investments. Here are 6 options to consider. 1. Talk to your banker in your country of origin for advice. 2....
Medical Files and Insurance

Medical Files and Insurance

Checklist 5: Medical and immunizations records to bring Don’t forget important medical documents and forms for the whole family when you leave your country of origin. It’s important for continuity of care, as well as to register your children in school. 1. Medical...