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#1 Hopeful15

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Posted 07 October 2013 - 04:44 PM

I need an egg donor and my niece is willing to donate but she is in the Philippines.

My question is if she will going to apply for visa is it better or not to tell the purpose why she's coming here?

#2 JacMac

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 12:56 AM

Maybe talk to an immigration lawyer. 


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#3 SherryLevitan

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 02:33 PM

Your niece can come to Canada as a tourist for up to 3 months at a time. Unfortunately, Customs Canada and Immigration routinely turn away young women who advise that they are seeking to enter Canada to donate eggs. The donation itself is not illegal, but they are still turned away.

 

Family members from outside Canada come here to donate all the time. Medical insurance is also an issue, as your niece will not have the benefit of health care coverage if she hyper-stimulates.


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