Posts Tagged ‘Sponsorship’

Common-Law Sponsorship in Canada

How Common-Law Sponsorship Works in Canada Common-law Sponsorship is an option for permanent residency for a Canadian citizen or permanent resident’s common-law partner. These couples are unique in nature as they have not married one another and don’t legally have to in order to qualify under this specific category of the Family Class Sponsorship. The […]

Can my Spouse Work in Canada

Can my Spouse Work in Canada There are many cases where you would like to sponsor your spouse for permanent residency in Canada but are not sure how your spouse can work in Canada. It is best to determine which route your spouse will take in terms of working in Canada prior to sponsoring them […]

How to Qualify as a Common-Law Partner

Qualify as a Common-Law Partner to Canada Common-law partnerships are unique as the couple is not married; however, they do cohabitate in a marriage-like commitment. Recognizing these types of partnerships are essential in Canadian Immigration and properly assessing them can be quite challenging since they are not in actual marriage. As a result, common-law couples […]

Reasons for Spousal Sponsorship Refusal

Important Reasons for Spousal Sponsorship Refusal Sponsoring your spouse to Canada can be an overwhelming and stressful process, especially because you desperately want to be reunited with your significant other. But ultimately the decision is in the hands of the Immigration officer. As a result, you must provide sufficient information and documentation to prove your […]

Will Immigration Recognize my Foreign Marriage

If I got Marriage is Foreign, Will Immigration Recognize It Many Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada that marry foreign nationals abroad can have some worry whether Canadian Immigration will recognize their foreign marriage. The proof of marriage or marriage certificate is the most important document to provide to Immigration when applying for a […]

How to Prove Cohabitation in Common-Law Sponsorship

Steps on How to Prove Cohabitation in a Common-Law Sponsorship One of the most important factors of a common-law partnership is the requirement of cohabitating for a minimum of one year. This is a requirement in order to qualify as a common-law partnership. Often times, individuals are unsure of how to prove their cohabitation with […]

FAQs for Spousal Sponsorship

FAQs Spousal Sponsorship In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for individuals who are applying for permanent residency through Canada’s Spousal Sponsorship program. If a foreign national is married to a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, they may be able to apply under the Spousal Sponsorship program […]

Inland Spousal Sponsorship

How to Sponsor a Spouse that is in Canada If your spouse is currently living in Canada on a visitor visa, work permit or study permit, and you wish to never separate again in the future, it is best to sponsor your spouse. There are many Canadian citizens and permanent residents in Canada who have […]

Overseas Spousal Sponsorship

How to Sponsor a Spouse that is Overseas If you and your spouse are currently apart because your spouse lives in another country, it is completely understandable why you would want to be reunited with them. There are many Canadian citizens and permanent residents in Canada who have spouses that are foreign nationals. Specifically, there […]

Spousal Sponsorship Interview Questions

Different Interview Questions for Spousal Sponsorship Before your spouse obtains permanent residency in Canada, both the sponsor and sponsored applicant will need to attend an interview with an Immigration officer. During this interview, the Immigration officer will ask several questions regarding your relationship and the genuineness and validity of the relationship. This can apply to […]

Responsibilities of Sponsor in Spousal Sponsorship

The Obligations and Responsibilities of the Sponsor in Spousal Sponsorship Many foreign nationals have the assumption that if they marry a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada they automatically gain citizenship or permanent residency as well. This is unfortunately not the case. If you are married to a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of […]

Consequences of Not Fulfilling Terms of Undertaking

The obligations of the Sponsor and what happens if they do not fulfill the terms of undertaking As a sponsor in a family class sponsorship application, there are many requirements and conditions that you must abide by. If these requirements and conditions are not met, there can be unexpected consequences that can affect the sponsor […]

How Can I Sponsor my Conjugal Partner

What to do to Sponsor my Conjugal Partner Do you and your partner live apart from each other and miss each other dearly? Do you wish that you could be together in Canada? Due to special circumstances, is it impossible for you and your partner to be together? Do you often ask yourself: How Can […]

Spousal Sponsorship Questions and Answers

Sponsoring Spouse or partner to Canada Have you been away from your spouse, common-law or conjugal partner for long time now and wish to bring them to Canada but not sure if you are eligible or what requirements you need to meet to be able to sponsor them? This blog will discuss general questions and […]

Refugee Claimant Sponsoring the Spouse

A marriage or a Common-law or Conjugal relationship is based on a loving relationship between two people who want to make a life for themselves and build a family for themselves. In some cases, a couple may be temporarily separated and living in two different countries due to unforeseen circumstances. If you are a Canadian […]

Spousal Sponsorship Application

Document to Submit with a Spousal Sponsorship Application When submitting a Spousal sponsorship application, you should always be considering the key factors you are attempting to demonstrate in your application. Consider the requirements and ensure that your documentation accurately reflects how you meet these requirements. When it comes to a Spousal  sponsorship application, whether it […]

Inland vs Overseas Sponsorship application

Family unification is one of the founding principles of the Canadian Immigration System. Through Canada’s extensive and one of a kind immigration system, Canadian Permanent Residents and Citizens have the ability to sponsor their partners from abroad in one of three ways: Inland vs Overseas Sponsorship application Spousal Sponsorship Common-Law Sponsorship Conjugal Sponsorship Spousal Sponsorship […]

Spousal Sponsorship Interview Questions

Below you will find excerpts from the actual Immigration Officer Guidelines or Manual as to how they conduct interviews and what Spousal Sponsorship Interview Questions you should be prepared to answer. This will help give you a sense as to what you might expect from an Officer during an interview as well as provide you […]

Spousal Sponsorship Before Divorce

In Canada, a marriage is not recognized if it occurred prior to the finalization of a previous one. Meaning, if your divorce is not final and you have remarried prior to the legal dissolution of your previous marriage, this is not a recognized marriage in Canada and therefore you cannot sponsor your new spouse as […]

Sponsor My Conjugal Partner in Canada

How to Sponsor My Conjugal Partner in Canada For many, Canada is a land of opportunity and equality. The same can be said for Canada’s Immigration system which seeks to account for many people in many unique situations. One such unique situation that occurs in the Sponsorship Program is the Conjugal Sponsorship Category. When people […]

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