Family Sponsorship

Are there any agreements that the Sponsor must enter into? Yes, as the Sponsor it is required of you to enter into a Sponsorship Agreement with the person whom you are wishing to Sponsor. What does this agreement mean for you? When you sign this agreement it means that you are agreeing to provide all […]

Spousal Sponsorship Processing Time

Processing Time: The processing times for spousal visa applications vary based on the country from where it is applied. Every country has a different processing time which is primarily based on the case load. The longest processing time is for Pakistan, with the estimated maximum wait time of 40 months. The shorter wait is for […]

Spousal Sponsorship Interview Questions

Interview Questions: A spouse being sponsored usually has to go through an interview with a visa officer. The interview questions can range from very general to very detailed. The purpose of the questions is to determine the validity of the marriage and to deter marriage fraud. Some of the questions that can be asked are: […]

OPEN WORK PERMIT AND SPOUSAL APPLICATION

OPEN WORK PERMIT FOR MY SPOUSE Does your spouse require an open work permit to work within Canada? We understand that it can be difficult to figure out the requirements on how to obtain a work permit and that the process itself can be long and tedious. Before applying for such a permit, it is […]

Family Sponsorship

How long will the application process take? Canadian Immigration Offices tend to prioritize sponsorship applications for: Spouses, common-law or conjugal partners as well as the sponsorship of dependent children. This means that these applications tend to be processed ahead of other applications for Permanent Residence in Canada. There is no determined length in terms of […]

SPOUSAL VISA FEES

What is the spousal application fee? The sponsorship application fee per application is $75, the principal applicant has to pay $475. The spouse, common law partner or conjugal partner of the principal applicant or a family member of the principal applicant who is 22 years of age or older has to pay $550. Additionally, a […]

SPOUSAL VISA APPLICATION FORM

Application Form: The spousal visa application form includes many parts to it. The applicant has to fill out the following: Application to Sponsor, Sponsorship agreement and undertaking (IMM 1344) Document Checklist Sponsorship Evaluation (IMM 5491) Sponsor Questionnaire (IMM 5540) Statutory Declaration of Common law Union (IMM 5409) if applicable Use of a Representative Receipt (IMM […]

Inland vs. Overseas Spousal Sponsorship

There are two different ways to apply for spousal sponsorship. There is the inland vs. the outland application. As with everything in life, there are pros and cons to each and every situation. Determining which application is best suited for you and your spouse’ specific needs may be a little confusing. There are different rules […]

Spousal Sponsorship Application

Are you a citizen or permanent resident? You may be able to sponsor your spouse, common-law partner or conjugal partner. Your spouse may need to have a medical exam, security, criminal, and back ground check. Here the other types of documents you will need to sponsor a: Spouse Marriage license or certificate Proof of that […]

Spousal Sponsorship Application

Are you a citizen or permanent resident? You may be able to sponsor your spouse, common-law partner or conjugal partner. Your spouse may need to have a medical exam, security, criminal, and back ground check. Here the other types of documents you will need to sponsor a: Spouse Marriage license or certificate Proof of that […]

Spousal Sponsorship Application

Are you a citizen or permanent resident? You may be able to sponsor your spouse, common-law partner or conjugal partner. Your spouse may need to have a medical exam, security, criminal, and back ground check. Here the other types of documents you will need to sponsor a: Spouse Marriage license or certificate Proof of that […]

Family Sponsorship

Can a same-sex partner be sponsored? If you were married in Canada then your same-sex marriage will be valid in regards to sponsorship of a spouse. If you were married outside of Canada then your same-sex marriage will be deemed valid if it is recognized in the country that the marriage took place. In terms […]

Inland Vs Overseas Sponsorship Applications

An Overseas Sponsorship application takes places outside of Canada at the appropriate visa office abroad. This also means that the applicant, your spouse or common law partner, is typically waiting outside of Canada until a decision is made. If you want to sponsor your spouse or common-law partner inside Canada which means your spouse or […]

Sponsorship of your Spouse, Partner or Children

In Canada you can sponsor your spouse, common-law or conjugal partner and your dependent children. You can do this from inside or outside of Canada. Both you and your family member need to meet certain requirements in order for the sponsorship to be successful. You as the Sponsor Must: Be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent […]

Inland or Overseas Application for Spousal Sponsorship?

When thinking of sponsoring your spouse or common-law partner to live with you in Canada there are a many things you need to consider. One of the most important and relevant decisions that you would have to make is whether to make the sponsorship in the country of origin of your spouse or if you […]

What If My Spousal Sponsorship Is Refused?

There are many other reasons for the refusal, for example, the application was not prepared accurately or you might have provided incorrect information which is not consistent with your application, criminal record of the spouse, severe medical condition, you are taking social assistance from the government or the genuineness of your relationship is in question. […]

Spousal Sponsorship Application

Are you a citizen or permanent resident? You may be able to sponsor your spouse, common-law partner or conjugal partner. Your spouse may need to have a medical exam, security, criminal, and back ground check. Here the other types of documents you will need to sponsor a: Spouse Marriage license or certificate Proof of that […]

How To Qualify For Spousal Sponsorship

Every year in Canada thousands of people apply to come to Canada or to bring their spouses here under the Spousal Sponsorship application. You have the ability to sponsor your spouse if you are a Canadian Citizen or have Permanent Residence status. Within this process there are several conditions and requirements that you both must […]

How to Prove My Relationship is Genuine? – Spousal Sponsorship

The most important requirement for a sponsoring your spouse or common-law partner or your conjugal partner is to prove the genuineness of the relationship. Canada has been subjected to many fraudulent applications. People have tried to sponsor spouses or partners to Canada just to get the person in Canada, and not because of the genuine […]

Financial Requirement For Sponsorship

Some sponsorship applications have a minimum income threshold requirement. Spousal, Common Law and Conjugal sponsorships are an exception. There is no minimum income requirement for sponsoring a Spouse, Common Law partner or a Conjugal partner. It is a very common misconception, as most people assume that there is fixed required amount for sponsoring your spouse. […]

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