Immigration Information and Guidance in Hamilton and the GTA

Every year, more than 35 million people visit Canada to enjoy the many opportunities our country has to offer as a tourist, student or temporary worker. At Affordable Immigration and Paralegal Support in Hamilton and the GTA, we are committed to making sure that those looking to enter Canada legally get the proper support they need to become productive members of our community.

Depending on your country of origin and the reason for your visit, you will need to meet certain entry requirements. In some cases a Temporary Resident Visa is required if you plan to stay in Canada for a temporary period of time and Permanent Residency is required for an indefinite stay.

Temporary Resident:

Study Permit 

Those individuals wishing to study in Canada and are classified as a Foreign National.

Work Permit

Those individuals wishing to work in Canada for a specified period of time. Also those individuals with an official job offer from a Canadian employer.

Visitor Visa

Those individuals wishing to come to Canada for a temporary period of time to study, work, visit family or see our beautiful country for vacation.

Permanent Resident:

Workers and Professionals

Those individuals wishing to immigrate to Canada for the purpose of advancing their career and work skills.

Family Sponsorship

Those individuals already Permanent Residents wishing to sponsor family abroad to join them here.

Canadian Experience Class

Those individuals who have already been in Canada for at least 2 years on a Temporary Permit for Study or Work that wish to stay permanently.

Investors, Entrepreneurs and Self-Employed

These are individuals wishing to invest in Canada.

Humanitarian and Compassionate

This is for individuals residing in Canada without legal status that if forced to return to their home country would endure hardship.


This is for individuals who have been forced to flee his or her country because of persecution, war, or violence. A refugee has a well-founded fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership in a particular social group. Most likely, they cannot return home or are afraid to do so due the possibility of injury or death.

For more information and help with your application, contact us today.

Affordable Immigration and Paralegal Support

799 Cannon St East

Hamilton, ON, L8L 2H3


2 St Clair Ave West, Suite 601

Toronto, ON, M4V 1L5


New Satellite Office Located Inside the ServiceOntario 

50 Dundurn St S Unit 10
Hamilton, ON


Hamilton Office

Monday: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Drop Ins Welcome

Evening & weekend hours available for booked appointments.

Toronto Office

Monday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM 

Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Thursday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Friday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

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