By and Between
[Client/ Designate Name]
[Client/ Designate Address]
RegulatedCanadian Immigration Consultant (RCC)
808 Britannia Road West, Suite214
RCICResponsibilities and Commitment
The CLIENT hereby agrees toengage the FIRM in order to assist him or her with preparing and pursuing asingle application, which shall include any current eligible dependants, undera FEDERAL OR Provincial Nomination Selection Program as per the currentlypublished requirements.
The FIRM shall use its bestefforts to assist the CLIENT and fulfill his obligations under this Contract,and the CLIENT expressly acknowledges that the FIRM cannot guarantee theprocessing times and actions of the Government of Canada or the provinces andterritories of Canada. The firm has no control over the processing time(s) for application/convocation of interview/ completion of medicals. Time estimated is based onhistorical data and present trends. If these times are revised or causes delayin the process by the visa post or any other concerned authorities, the Firmshall not be held responsible for any resultant effect caused due to thatchange.
In consideration of the fees paid and the matterstated above, the RCIC agrees to do the following:
Assist the CLIENT in the preparation of the appropriate Governmentapplication forms;
Advise the CLIENT about the amount of government fees, required tosupport the CLIENT’s application;
Prepare a submission letter, addressed to the appropriateImmigration authorities, for a Canadian Permanent Resident Visa;
Submit the CLIENT's application packages, at the CLIENT’s expense,to the appropriate Immigration Offices and verify their arrival;
Track the CLIENT's file through the entireImmigration process;
Advise the CLIENT as to what will be generallyexpected at a selection interview with an immigration office, if an interviewis requested;
TheCounsel and their associates shall perform his/her/their tasks in keeping withRules of Professional Conduct of ICCRC www.iccrc-crcic.ca., unless the undertaking in wholeor part constitutes services other than those within the scope of thisagreement. In such case any work orundertaking would be agreed upon separately depending on the matter and thenature of service required.
Client(s)Responsibilities and Commitment
Providevalid contact information, including email, telephone, and mailing address, tothe FIRM , at all times during the validity of this Contract, and immediatelynotify the FIRM of any changes in contact information;
Followthe FIRM’S reasonable advice in order tomaximize eligibility;
Immediatelydisclose to the FIRM all information related to any and all current or priorcriminal charges and/or convictions, as well as any health issues that haveaffected or affect the CLIENT or any of his/her accompanying dependents;
Provideall information and documents requested by the FIRM and the ImmigrationAuthorities in a timely, accurate, honest and forthright manner and, wherenecessary, have the same translated accurately into English or French at theexpense of the CLIENT;
Ensurethat all educational credentials claimed are complete & evaluated, and havebeen obtained from an institution that is recognized by the Immigration Canada andaccredited by the governing body responsible for such accreditation in thecountry of issue or study, as the case may be;
Demonstratepossession of sufficient unencumbered funds so as to be able to support theCLIENT and his/her accompanying dependents upon their arrival in Canada, inaccordance with the norms and guidelines established by ImmigrationAuthorities;
Providesufficient documentation to support all qualifications claimed and provideevidence of required linguistic ability, requested by the FIRM and/or by the Immigration Authorities;
Agreesthat current if intake of application inhis/her profession has reached cap /completed, or intake of application is onhold till further notice, the file will be kept active until the intake of application starts. Thefees will be earned and in lieu of thatif program does not open in future fees will be adjusted in providingother immigration services if any found applicable.
Immediatelyadvise the FIRM of any and all written, electronic or telephone communicationreceived by the CLIENT from the Immigration Authorities;
Attendall interviews if called upon to do so by Immigration Authorities. The CLIENTis responsible for making all necessary travel arrangements at his or her ownexpense;
Paythe fees required by the Immigration Authorities for the handling andprocessing of the application and for the required medical examinations and theevaluation of professional qualifications by the appropriate licensingauthorities, if applicable;
The Client(s)acknowledge that the granting of a visa or status and the time required forprocessing this application is at the sole discretion of the government not theRCIC.
Payto the FIRM "In Trust" all of the fees payable to the FIRM, as set forthin the section FIRM FEES. The CLIENT expressly agrees that it is the CLIENT'sentire responsibility to ensure that the said fees arrive in full, in CanadianDollars, at the Firm’s principal place of business in Mississauga, Canada.
The CLIENTwill be billed $ 4500.00 + applicable tax the details of the billing methods are asfollows.
PaymentTerms and Conditions
The CLIENT agrees andauthorizes that the firm shall withdraw the payment from his/her credit card asper the given schedule on timely manner. The CLIENT agrees that the FIRM shallnot be required to commence or continue carrying out his Duties herein setforth until such time as the FIRM has received the said fees in trust.
The CLIENT authorizes the FIRMto release funds from his client account / trust account as per the agreementand work performed after the FIRM has established a file in their office forthe CLIENT. The CLIENT expressly recognizes that the FIRM is authorized toissue receipt(s) for payment of the Consultancy fees and that the saidreceipt(s) will only be issued upon the reception of the Consultancy fees bythe FIRM as herein set forth. The Client agrees that the Government of Canada’sfee such as processing fee / Right of Permanent Residency fee or fee incur for Medical Examination or anyother relevant fee related to application are not included in the Firm’s fee.
Other [e.g., disbursements, courier fees, Incorporation fees utility, insurance, etc.]:
Applicable Taxes [include registered tax numbers]:
$ 550 : Processing fee 475 + sponsorship 75 to be paid at the time of submission
$ 490 : Landing fee can be paid when informed to pay.
The above amount is to be paid by the Client(s) and is subject to change upon mutual agreement of both parties. The courier cost is not included to be paid as when required.
The sum of + tax immediately upon execution ofthis Contract by the CLIENT.
In the event that a decision is rendered by thegovernment processing office refusing or returning the application whichresults from a failure by the Counsel to respect the Counsel’s duties in thisagreement and the Counsel is unable tooverturn such decision, and save and except for i) a medical or securityinadmissibility; or ii) an unfavourable modification to the current pass-mark,the current demand list or selection criteria or an unfavourable modificationof government policy which occurs subsequent, including any Ministerial Instructions, change in the selection criteria, moratorium on intake of application or oncompletion of cap or iii) failure by theClient to adhere to all of the terms, conditions and responsibility of thisagreement, or iv) if the Client withdraws the application or terminates themandate, theCounsel undertakes to provide a Refund to the Client of the professional feespaid by the Client to the counsel, excluding the disbursement & processing feeslevied by the government of Canada. Any refund due to the Client is restrictedto professional fees received by the counsel.
Please be advised that, Sufian Ahmed is a member ingood standing of the immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council(ICCRC), and as such, is bound by its By-laws, Code of Professional Ethics, andassociated Regulations.
In the event of a dispute, the Client(s) and the RCICare to make every effort to resolve the matter between the two parties. In theevent a resolution cannot be reached, the Client(s) are to present thecomplaint in writing to the RCIC and allow the RCIC 30 days torespond to the Client(s). In the event the dispute is still unresolved, theClient(s) may follow the complaint and discipline procedure outlined by ICCRCon their website: http://www.iccrc-crcic.ca/public/complaintsDiscipline.cfm NOTE: All complaint forms must be signed.
ImmigrationConsultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC)
5500North Service Rd., Suite 1002
Burlington,On, L7L 6W6
All information and documentation reviewed by the RCICrequired by CIC and all other governing bodies, and used for the preparation ofthe application will not be divulged to any third party, other than agents andemployees, without prior consent, except as demanded by law. The RCIC, and allagents and employees of the RCIC , are also bound by the confidentialityrequirements of Article 8.1 and 8.5 of the Code of Professional Ethics.
The Client(s) agrees to the use of electroniccommunication and storage of confidential information. The RCIC will usehis/her best efforts to maintain a high degree of security for electroniccommunication and information storage.
The RCIC’s failure to perform any term of thisRetainer Agreement, as a result of conditions beyond his/her control such as,but not limited to, governmental restrictions or subsequent legislation, war,strikes, or acts of God, shall not be deemed a breach of this Agreement.
The Client(s) acknowledge that if the RCIC asked toact on the Client(s) behalf on matters other than those outlined above in thisAgreement, or because of a material change in the Client(s) circumstances, orbecause of material facts not disclose as the outset of the application, orbecause of a change in government legislation regarding the processing ofimmigration-related application, the Agreement can be modified accordingly uponmutual agreement.
12.1 In the event Citizenship and Immigration Canada(CIC) or Human Resource Skills and Development Canada (HRSDC) should contactthe Client(s) directly, the Client(s) are instructed to notify the RCICimmediately.
12.2 The Client(s) are to immediately advise the RCICof any change in the marital, family, or change of physical address or contactinformation for any person included in the application.
12.3 The client(s) understand(s) that they must beaccurate and honest in the information they provide(s) and that anyinaccuracies may void this agreement, or seriously affect the outcome of theapplication or the retention of any status they may obtain.
12.4 In the event of a joint retainer agreement,pursuant to Article13 of the Code of Professional Ethics, the Client(s)understand that no information received in connection with the matter from oneClient can be treated as confidential so far as any of the other Clients areconcerned (Article 13.1.1) and that if a conflict develops that cannot be resolved,the RCIC cannot to act for both or all of the Clients and may have to withdrawcompletely (Article 13.1.2).
This Agreement is consideredterminated upon completion of tasks identified under section2 of thisagreement.
This Agreement is consideredterminated if material changes occur to the Client(s) application oreligibility, which make it impossible to proceed with service detailed insection 2 of this Agreement.
This agreement may be terminated,upon writing, by the Client(s, at which time any outstanding fees ordisbursements will be refunded by the RCIC to the Client(s). any outstandingfees or disbursements will be remitted by the Client(s) to the RCIC.
Pursuant to Article 14 of the Code ofProfessional Ethics, this Agreement may be terminated, upon writing, by theRCIC, provided withdrawal does not cause prejudice to the client(s).
This Agreement is subject to the lawsin effect in the Province/ Territory of Ontario, Canada
TheClient(s) acknowledge that they have read this Agreement, understand it, haveobtained such independent legal advice as they deem appropriate, have soughttranslation and agree to be bound by its terms.
Theclient(s) acknowledge that they have requested that the Agreement be written inthe English language; Les parties reconnaissent qu’elles ont exigé que ce quiprécède soit rédigé en anglai. (To be included in the English version of theRetainer Agreement drawn up by RCICs working in Quebec.)