Carry all important documents with you: do NOT pack in your luggage.
A valid passport, passport card, NEXUS card or other travel document
Temporary Residence Visa http://www.ackahlaw.com/our-expertise/temporary-residence-folder/obtaining-a-temporary-resident-visa-application-at-a-canadian-consulate/
Photocopy of the personal information pages of your valid passport and all other essential documents
Proof of English (and sometimes French) language proficiency
Financial information and disclosure of funds over $10,000 CAN
2 copies of all the personal items you are bringing with you: Form BSF186 http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/publications/forms-formulaires/bsf186-eng.html
2 copies of all your items that are arriving later
Health documentation including vaccinations
note: Documents may need to be translated into English or French.
Adoption, separation or divorce papers
Driver’s licence, including an International Driver’s Permit and a reference from your auto insurance company
School records, diplomas or degrees
Car registration documents
Trade or professional certificates and licences
Work Visa if you plan to work in Canada http://www.ackahlaw.com/our-expertise/temporary-residence-folder/work-permits-that-require-lmia/
StartUp Visa if you plan to open a business in Canada http://www.ackahlaw.com/our-expertise/temporary-residence-folder/self-employed-applications-for-permanent-residence-in-canada-2/
Study Permits if you plan to attend university in Canada http://www.ackahlaw.com/our-expertise/temporary-residence-folder/study-permits/
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