Boughton Law helps you navigate the complexity of immigration law for both corporate entities and individuals. As the only Meritas® member in British Columbia, we have unique access to international expertise and immigration experts around the world.

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To discuss your immigration matter, please call 604 647 4122, email, or book a consultation.

With extensive knowledge of the Canadian Immigration process, as it relates to entry of temporary Foreign Workers and the acquisition of permanent residence, Boughton Law’s immigration team has the expert advice needed for your corporate immigration strategies.

Boughton Law lawyers assist clients in all areas of immigration law, including:

  • Temporary Resident applications (visitor, study, and work permits)
  • Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) including Global Talent Stream applications
  • LMIA exempt work permits under CETA, CUSMA and other international trade agreements
  • Applications for Temporary Resident Permits
  • Permanent Residence applications (including Express Entry, Provincial Nomination and Family Class Sponsorship)
  • Applications for Permanent Residence in the Self-employed category
  • PR card extension applications
  • Citizenship applications
  • Criminal Rehabilitation and Temporary Resident Permit applications

We help companies in industries such as construction, engineering, film and television, information technology, mining, and transportation. If you’re an investor wishing to permanently relocate to Canada through provincial or federal business programs, we can assist you with the process and provide support, even after you’ve established your business here. This includes helping you renew your permanent resident card, maintaining residency obligations, and if desired, obtaining citizenship.

In-house, we also have expert legal talent including a former Department of Citizenship and Immigration Officer. Throughout the process, we connect with our Business, Employment, and Tax Practice Groups to provide comprehensive legal advice that can pre-empt any future issues you may have.

  • Meritas® Global Alliance

    Boughton Law is a part of Meritas®, a global alliance of independent, full service law firms. With access to firms operating in over 230 markets worldwide, we can draw upon the expertise of trusted foreign legal advisors and even provide referrals if needed.