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I am truly grateful that i got Akrami & Associates Canadian Immigration as my representative in applying for Visa. The experience was really excellent from the start of the engagement. Consistent updates were provided throughout the waiting period.. I admire the professionalism and the organized documentation. There were clear instructions provided and immediate feedbacking was exhibited by their team. They are truly Subject Matter Experts in this field and i would definitely recommend Akrami and Associates to my friends and relatives. We cant thank them enough for obtaining approval on our family Canadian Visa Application. Truly grateful! God Bless and More Power! - Melody

Melody Cubilla

I had applied for my wife's open spousal work permit through Akrami & Associates. I am happy to announce that it has been approved. Our case was handled very well by Shabnam and Faisal. We were able to change visa status from visitor visa to OSWP for my wife from within Canada.

Additionally I recently had the pleasure of working with Akrami & Associates for my family's immigration process, specifically to obtain permanent residency (PR) cards for my wife and daughter through Canada's Spousal Sponsorship program. From the outset, their team demonstrated a high level of professionalism and an in-depth understanding of the Canadian immigration system.

Their team was consistently responsive and clear in their communications. They kept us informed at every stage of the process, ensuring we understood the requirements and timelines. The depth of their knowledge in immigration law was evident. They navigated the complexities of our case with ease, offering solutions and guidance that were invaluable. What really stood out was their empathetic approach. They understood the emotional aspect of the immigration process and provided support and reassurance throughout. Thanks to their meticulous attention to detail and expertise, my wife and daughter successfully obtained their PR cards. The process was smoother and quicker than we anticipated. I wholeheartedly recommend Akrami & Associates for anyone looking for guidance and support in navigating the Canadian immigration process. Their expertise, combined with their compassionate approach, makes them an exceptional choice for immigration services.

Dharmesh Takle

I came to Akrami Law because I wanted to get a visitor visa. I had no idea how to start. In the past, when I tried to apply, I was not very successful. Thanks to the expertise and professionalism of Akrami and associates, I was able to get the visa. If you are having trouble with visa and immigration, I would 100 percent recommend Akrami and Associates.

Piero D'alonzo

I am beyond grateful for the exceptional service provided by Akrami & Associates Law Firm, particularly Shabnam, James, and Syed. Their commitment and expertise transformed what seemed impossible into a reality for my family. After a decade of relentless effort and enduring seven rejections, Akrami & Associates Law Firm stepped in and made the unimaginable happen—they secured my sister's visa. From my first conversation with Shabnam, I was immediately impressed by her profound knowledge and attention to detail. It was evident that I was in capable hands. Throughout the entire process, Shabnam, James, and Syed were not only navigated the complexities of our case with finesse but also demonstrated genuine care and understanding. Thanks to them, my sister's visa was granted, marking the end of a decade-long struggle.
Thank you, for making the impossible possible!

Maryam Shoeybi

very responsive and wise immigration consultant. a++

Azeem Javed

Akrami & Associates helped me gain access to Canada on short notice and with a difficult situation (Recent DUII). Everyone was extremely helpful, patient and responsive. I especially appreciated Shabnam taking over a half hour of her time to talk me through all the details of what to expect at the Port of Entry. I would highly recommend Akrami & Associates for your Canadian Immigration needs.

Paul Meade

Shabnam and Giovanni were very helpful, and professional to work with. Shabnam's experience with all aspects of the process was invaluable, and her guidance was much appreciated. If you have any need to navigate Canadian immigration law, I can thoroughly recommend Akrami & Associates.

Hassan Mamdani

Dear Shabnam and Giovanni
I wanted to thank you in advance for you impeccable help in preparing for my admission in to Canada. My entry was better than I expected. Upon arriving at the immigration station in Victoria I was immediately brought back to secondary for further review. Although very nervous I had a feeling of confidence of entry due to your paperwork preparation and wording of stating my case for entry. I handed the officer my paperwork and he started to read your prepared statement on my behalf. After a few moments he took the paperwork to a back room to I assume discuss with a supervisor. 10 minutes later he returned with another officer and asked me some questions. "tell me what happened" he asked and I explained as in my written statement. I did exactly as you instructed me to do during our phone call. Then there was some clarification to what my job was and how often I would be needing to visit Canada. He went back to the back room for another 10 minutes and then again returned with his supervisor. He proceed to tell me that he and his supervisor have granted me the 1 year TRP and felt that I was a low risk to Canada. I was shocked! It almost went to easy! They actually limited the TRP to April 9th 2016 due to that was when my passport expires otherwise it would have been a full year. They had a new computer system which took them about 1 hour to prepare the TRP and when they were done both the officer and his supervisor shook my hand and apologized for the time it took prepare. I can even explain how happy I was as my career with my company was dependant on this and further entries in to Canada. Even though I know I'm not out of the woods yet, I wanted to sincerely thank you for your preparation of paperwork on my behalf. I was down to the last minute providing you with all the needed documents and you still came through like true pros! Thank you Thank you Thank you!!!! I'm really glad that I picked your firm for my representation. I hope I can refer others to you in the future. No one deserves it more.
Kind regards Jeff

Jeff Hieber

I needed a work permit to accompany my wife to Canada; she needed a study permit. There were some legal complications regarding my wife's application and we were so worried about the process being so time consuming and a little vague. Ms. Akrami made everything so easy for us from the very beginning. She was refreshingly honest and never gave us any false hopes or promises. Everything was explained to us clearly and sincerely. Although almost all of our communication were via email, it felt like we did it face to face; the emails were answered almost immediately and efficiently. We are so pleased with the services and definitely recommend this firm to others.

hooshmand k

Shab and team have made my immigration experience as smooth as possible. I highly recommend using Akrami & Associates for any Visa/Immigration matters.

Jason Giampetruzzi

There are a lot of immigration lawyers working nowadays and choosing the right one can be a real nightmare. My husband and I searched for a good one for quite some times, It was so frustrating and stressful. However, after finding Shabnam Akrami & Associates, everything went smoothly and according to our time-limited plan. Shabnam knows her law and uses her knowledge in the client's best interest. She reviewed and revised every document we provided; we virtually did nothing. I know! It is a firm's JOB to do that. But believe me, not every firm take it upon themselves to do their job as completely. Applying for any kind of visa is a greatly stressful process; it is good to confidently rely on someone else's expertise and relax for a change. I recommend this firm to everybody. Thank you Shabnam and Thank you Giovanni.

Sraha Farokh

Hi Shabnam,
It was pleasure speaking with you as well. You definitely lifted my spirits. This whole US immigration process is so disheartening sometimes so thank you so much for your encouraging words.
I did receive the email and the documents. I'm going to check on a couple of things tomorrow and then will get back to you in short order.
Thanks again


I do want to thank you for your work, I'm more than happy with your services.

Selene R.

I got my visitors visa thanks to Shabnam. I just want to thank her and all the team for her hard work. They all did a very good job.

Lucy A.

Akrami & Associates was extremely professional and the most efficient legal team I have ever had the pleasure of dealing. They responded to my emails quickly, never missed a phone call and explained the process to me in such a way that anyone could understand, even me. Thanks to them, I was able to hire the workers my business needed mush sooner than I had ever expected. You can't go wrong with them.

Fahim S.

Reception was very nice and was sure to answer the questions he could but made sure I was taken care of by a rep at the firm. Shabnam was extremely helpful and I will be calling again when I am ready to proceed.

Salvatore M.

Shabnam, I wanted to personally thank you for all your hard work and dedication to me and my wife. Our new lives together are all thanks to you. Considering the unique circumstances that initially prevented her, I had lost hope. I will make sure that if anyone I know needs immigration help, I will be sending them your way. Again, I can't thank you enough.

Frank T.

Fantastic news, I entered Canada without a hitch. Once the guard at the border saw the package you had prepared for me, he took about ten minutes and handed me my permit. What I relief! I don't know why I ever tried this without you guys! Thank you!

Paul R.

We have used Akrami & Associates for all of our immigration needs. They have never let us down and we couldn't be happier. They took care of us from start to finish with little effort on our part. An excellent group of legal professionals.

Michael W.

Dear Shabnam, thank you for helping us with this very hard time. It has been a long time weight on my shoulders but now I can live free and happy with my family in Canada thanks to you. I finally have my papers and no longer have to be scared to live my life.

Angel Y.

Hi Shabnam, I received the work permit today. Thank you for everything. On behalf of myself, my wife and kids we want to wish you the same happiness you have worked hard to get for us.

Greg L.

Hi there, I just wanted to relay my sincerest gratitude for helping my husband get is Trp. We can finally spend some time together and it's all thanks to you. Please give my thanks to your entire team for me.

Samantha H.

Dealt with a couple of other firms, if they can call themselves that, and was met with nothing but disappointment. You and your team have renewed my trust and I am glad I took that chance on you. Sorry for being so sceptical in the beginning, glad you proved me wrong!

Larry P.

Thank you Shabnam Akrami forever. My children will arrive in Canada next week, will I let you know. I never dreamed of this day and my heart is so happy to have called you. You are an angel and you make my family again. All happiness to you and God bless.

Nancy B.

Fast, professional, accurate and legit. Shabnam and Akrami & Associates, you rock! I never had such an easy time crossing the border when I DIDN'T need any papers.

Tom E.

Friendly and quick service very customer focused. When I am ready to proceed I will definitely be going to them. Shabnam was extremely helpful and gave me the answers I was desperately looking for.

Howard K.

Shabnam and Giovanni, what can I say… you guys are awesome. Never expected that I would receive this kind of fantastic service. I will be recommending you guys whenever I have the opportunity.

Fred T.

From start to end, Akrami & Associates helped me get my work permit without issue. It began with a great phone convo that helped convince me that they were the answer to my problems. From there they coached my through everything I needed to do on my end and put together a great application which I am positive was in on small way responsible for my PR status today. Without their help, I most likely would not even be in Canada anymore. I couldn't be more happy.

Luke F.

Very kind and very knowledgeable people. Helped me fix my problems and very hard working. Shabnam Akrami is most intelligent and help me bring my wife to Canada though Canadian Immigration refused us. We are together very happy with services.

Salim A.


Being an extremely busy business owner, I needed a firm that I could trust to get the job done without me needing to constantly follow up. I had some bad experiences with previous lawyers who didn't work unless I made them. This was not the case with Akrami & Associates, it was more like me trying to keep up with them. They were extremely efficient and proactive, I never had to initiate a call or email with them once. I couldn't be more satisfied with the services I received and the fact that I finally found a firm I can count on.

Sam T.

Inspiring work Shabnam! I had a read through the submission letter you wrote and I must say that I was very much impressed with your legal knowledge and eloquence. Truly a good read. I am confident that Immigration Canada will certainly agree with such a compelling argument. I am eagerly awaiting the undoubtedly positive results of my application.

Francis S.

Shabnam works fast and was very thorough with our application and helped me understand the process from beginning to end. The positive results speak for themselves. Thanks for your commitment to our application.

Mary and Jordan R.

The process could not have been easier, I was expecting a nightmare. Spoke to other lawyers who made it seem close to impossible. Shabnam took the time to explain every step of the way with me and helped me gather the documents that I needed. This is the best experience I have ever had with a firm.

Brent F.

My dad applied for visitor visa but was denied. I tried for him and I was also denied. We keep trying but he was never able to make it. We called Akrami firm and she make application so easy. She explain to us all items that we needed and submit our application for us. My dad just got his visa and we want to thank all those who help.

Jose D.

Just a quick note to thank you for your help, even the officer at the border was impressed. Well done, you should be very proud of your work!

Louis S.

I want to thank Akrami and Associates for putting together my application and going to the end and back for me. After my application was messed up by missing documents Ms. Shabnam came in and put together all the pieces and made the application go through. She even took the time to follow up for me to check on my visa.

Rajith K.

Acquiring Akrami & Associates was one of the best decisions I ever made when trying to sponsor my wife. I had no idea how complicated it could get especially with the amount of documentation that was needed. They even helped me complete the forms and walked me through every step of the way.

Lee Y.

Shabnam, just wanted to let you know how pleased I am with the service so far. Its only been two weeks and we are more ahead than I was in two years. I feel like I actually have a chance and my confidence has been restored. Thank you for taking on my case and not giving up as I was prepared to do. Your help means the world to me right now and I wanted you to know how grateful I am.

Mark S.

Shabnam, you did it! I thought for sure that once my visitor visa expired I would have to leave forever but your help made me stay. I am so happy that I can now study in Canada and you help me with this process. You saved me so much trouble!

Samir R.

Hi Shab, just wanted to leave you a quick note to tell you how grateful I am that you assisted me with me experience class application. I never realized how much was involved and it seemed so simple at first glance. If I had submitted the application I put together, for sure it would have been denied. Your expertise made all the difference. Thank you!

Claire G.

Hello, I wanted to say thank you to everyone who help with my file. You guys are all very professional and very respectable of me. I know that my file was not easy but you never give up and you help me more than anyone. Now I have my PR status and can stay in Canada with my family. I will never forget your kindness and hard work.

Jane G.

Hi Shabnam, I got my work permit in the mail. All is good. You and your team deserve a big pat on the back, well done. Me or my employer would never have been able to do this without you, I mean, we never even heard of an Lmo before.

Hank Y.

Thank you for reuniting me with my wife, I thought this day would never come. I do not know why Canada gave us such a hard time, wish I came to you first. Now she has her PR and we can resume our normal lives together. You have made our dreams come true. I am just so glad she is out of her country and safe with me and we have you to thank. We are extremely grateful.

Faizal R.

I engaged Akrami & Associates for my Temporary Resident Permit (TRP) applications in 2019 and 2023 for business travel to Canada, and both were successfully approved. Their direct and efficient approach simplified the complex process, ensuring a positive outcome each time. I recommend them for effective and reliable Canadian immigration assistance

Jarod Ferguson ARC review

I am writing this to express how happy and pleased I am again in 2020 with Akrami and Associates. I have used Akrami and Associates more than once and was successful all time. I just got my Family's application approved with remaining in Canada as temporary resident. They are very professional, understanding and patient. They indeed always find a way. I recommend them 100 percent! Thank you Akrami and Associates for making my family happy and satisfied yet another time.

Finding Ms Akrami and her team of experts was a blessing in disguise. I wanted her assistance in obtaining a student study permit for my cousin to study here in Canada. Within two months the response that we were praying for arrive in an email, "you have been approved". Words could not express how I felt. They are dedicated to your cause, detailed, concise and very professional in all aspects of your application. That is why I recommend Akrami & Associates Immigration Law Firm every time.

Maurice Edwards Immigration Lawyer review

I would like to thank Natalie Sahibi and the rest of Akrami and associates for the assistance.They were very helpful, very detailed with instructions and helped in bringing my dream into reality.I was lost with the immigration issue at hand but they guided me step by step into achieving a positive result with my temporary residency visa.They helped reduce the level of stress I was having and also provided updates on my case. I sincerely thank everyone at Akrami and associates.I am very happy with the experience I had with them.

ogedegbe oghale Authorization to Return to Canada review

My thanks to you and your team, Shabnam. My wife and I have just entered Canada and received our documents. I am now a Federal Skilled Worker ;) We couldn't have done this without you.

Ernesto D.

Hello All, we are on the way to pick up James from the airport. We are so happy to have him here with us and it would not have been possible without your dedication to our case. Wish we came to you from the get go, now we know better. We'll see you again in a couple of months or so when it is Martina's turn. Thanks again!

Grace R.

Greetings Shabnam, my wife just got her open work visa and is on the job hunt. Thanks for your quick and speedy turn around. You guys made this a breeze.

Paddy O.

Ms. Akrami, I would like to convey my sincerest gratitude with respect to my matter. It was handled with an efficiency and care I was not expecting. I am glad to see hard working and truly dedicated professionals still exist. Not only will I be recommending you to others, but I will never again look elsewhere for any immigration matters I may have.

Akshay K.