Canada Immigration, Alberta


Marina Immigration Corporation is a visa, immigration and Canadian citizenship legal services firm based in Vavenby, British Columbia, north of Kamloops in the beautiful North Thompson region. Marina Immigration Corporation is registered and licenced with The College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (CICC).

At Marina Immigration,  we are dedicated to assisting individuals and businesses navigate the tangled web of Canadian immigration laws, regulations, policies and programs. We handle immigration matters throughout Canada including overseas applications.


  • to provide you with personalized attention
  • to provide ethical, professional service you can trust
  • to assist you in achieving your immigration goals to Canada by getting it right the first time

If you are in need of a trustworthy Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant, you have come to the right place. At Marina Immigration Corporation, we can provide you with the support and counsel that you deserve, because when you succeed, we succeed. Contact us today for your consultation.



Pender Island, British Columbia
“In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.” –  Chief Justice Earl Warren
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Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue

Marina Nelson is the founder of Marina Immigration Corporation and is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) licensed under the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (CICC) and a member of Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC).


A desire to help people achieve their Canadian dream was the founder’s motivation in creating Marina Immigration. A lifelong resident of British Columbia and the daughter of an immigrant, Marina Nelson grew up immersed in the Vancouver-area immigrant community which included active participation within the Fraser Valley Italo-Canadian Society. Valuing the immense contributions many newcomers will make to Canadian society, it is her objective to make the immigration application process as smooth and as worry-free as possible for her clients.

Holding the Immigration Practitioner Diploma: Laws, Policies and Procedures from the Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants, with undergraduate studies in the liberal arts and psychiatric nursing, and post-graduate certificates in Economics and Accounting from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University in the United Kingdom, Marina Nelson has a diverse background as an entrepreneur, health care services administrator, advocate, and community volunteer. Some of her career and volunteer contributions include contracts, board positions and advisory committee memberships with the following organizations:

  • World Health Organization
  • Ministerial appointment with the Ministry of Advanced Education, Registered Psychiatric Nurses Advisory Committee at Douglas College in British Columbia
  • Fraser Valley Health Authority Strategic Planning Committee
  • The Canadian Mental Health Association
  • British Columbia Schizophrenia Society
  • The Franciscan Sisters of Atonement Downtown Eastside Vancouver Street Mission
  • The Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue as a life-saving crew member

Marina Nelson currently practices Canadian immigration consulting from her office in Vavenby, British Columbia and is available for online appointments with clients from anywhere in the world for all immigration matters including, work, study, visit, permanent residence, citizenship, family sponsorship, refugee claims, admissibility hearings, detention reviews, criminal rehabilitation, appeals at the Immigration and Refugee Board, and more.

Please call or text us at +1 (604) 897-9220, or by email at


The following professionals are authorized by the Government of Canada to act as representatives on citizenship and immigration matters:

  • lawyers and paralegals who are members in good standing of a Canadian provincial or territorial law society
  • notaries who are members in good standing of the Chambre des notaires du Québec
  • citizenship or immigration consultants (RCICs) who are members in good standing of the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants


At Marina Immigration, you will always be represented and advised by a legally authorized representative.

As an CICC registered firm and RCIC, we are authorized to explain and give advice on your visa, immigration or citizenship options, help you choose the best immigration program for you, fill out and submit your immigration or citizenship application, communicate with the Government of Canada on your behalf, and represent you in an immigration or citizenship application or hearing.