Perez McKenzie Immigration is an understanding team of dedicated experts who support people who seek a better life.

We are a small, honest, and family-like immigration consultancy firm that operates with ethical principles and caring action towards our clients and colleagues. We value transparency, kindness, respect and fairness.

We know how hard it is, and we make it simpler for you. Our consultants are people who have been there. Immigrants who came to Canada, and care about making the immigration process easier for those seeking a better life.

We have over 10 years experience in immigration. We are committed to a high-level of competency and effectiveness which is consistently demonstrated by our founder and leader, Jenny Perez and all employees. The majority of our clients come to us as referrals from other clients. This is testament of our dedication to this value system

We are accountable to our clients. Our network of experts use their knowledge, expertise and passion to assist clients of all backgrounds and circumstances. We deliver the best solutions.

We welcome new ideas and value constructive feedback. This allows us to continue refining and improving our service. Evolution and personal development is important to us.

We are experts with drive, knowledge and experience; we are also human. We work hard to avoid errors. In the rare event an error occurs, we will be quick to disclose details, be compassionate with ourselves and accept constructive feedback as an opportunity for growth.

  • Equality. In law, women and men are equal in Canada
  • Respect for different cultures. Indigenous peoples were the first to welcome newcomers to what we now call Canada
  • Safety and peace
  • Nature
  • Being polite
  • Hockey. Canadians value equality, respect, safety, peace, nature – and we love our hockey!


We understand you need assurance that we know what we’re doing, take a look at some of the client testimonials, and rest assured that you are in the right hands


The following is an overview of the key people in the firm. Please click on the portraits to find out more about our backgrounds. Perez McKenzie also relies on a network of representatives in different countries all over the world.

Nevena Djuricic
Nevena Djuricic Senior Advisor / Independent Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant


  • Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Sarajevo.
  • Immigration Practitioner Certificate from The University of British Columbia, Canada.
  • Certificate in Immigration Tribunal Practice from Ashton College


  • Fluent in English
  • Fluent in Serbo-Croatian

RCIC Number

  • R409927

Experience in immigration

  • Over 30 years

Nevena earned her Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Sarajevo, and before immigrating to Canada, she practised law in her home country and was appointed a municipal court judge for Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1987.

In 2002, she graduated from the UBC – Seneca Immigration Practitioner Program.

Nevena is a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC) and a former CAPIC BC Chapter, Policy and Lobbying Committee member, who worked on promoting and protecting the integrity of the profession by communication with federal and provincial government agencies and media. She was also a presenter at the CAPIC Continuous Education Seminars and CAPIC National Conference.

Nevena holds a Certificate in Tribunal Practise and has been successful in representing clients in front of the Immigration Appeal Division.

Nevena has been teaching the Immigration Practitioner Program for Ashton College since 2006 and is recipient of the Faculty Award, for her professional, positive and approachable attitude within the work place. For her contribution to the Immigration Practitioner Program and continuous positive feedback from her students, in 2020, Nevena was awarded the Special Recognition Faculty Award.

Nevena is a RCIC, a member of ICCRC in a good standing since its inception,  and has had many years of experience in the field of immigration.

Nevena is an avid skier and for many years served as a parent co-coordinator for the Grouse Mt. Tyee Ski Club and the Vancouver Ski Racing Team.

Jenny Perez
Jenny PerezManaging Director / Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant
Nevena Djuricic
Nevena Djuricic Senior Advisor / Independent Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant
Caitlin Bates
Caitlin BatesRegulated Canadian Immigration Consultant
Sebastian Araya
Sebastian ArayaJunior Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant
Silvana Falcon
Silvana FalconOperations Manager
Gabe Johnstone
Gabe JohnstoneSenior Case Manager
Michelle Bo
Michelle BoCase Manager
Carlos Moscoso
Carlos MoscosoBusiness Analyst
Edward Lin
Edward LinCase Manager - Ontario
Dan Mckenzie
Dan MckenzieDirector


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    Abbotsford, Burnaby, Campbell River, Castlegar, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Kootenay, Okanagan, Fernie, Peace River, Kamloops, Kelowna, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, Nanaimo, Nelson, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Penticton, Pitt Meadows, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam, Pemberton, Powell River, Revelstoke, Richmond, Rossland, Surrey, Squamish, Trail, Vancouver, Vernon, Victoria, Whistler, White Rock, Alberta, Calgary, Edmonton, Whitehorse, Ontario and Saskatchewan.


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