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Spousal Sponsorship Questions and Answers

Spousal Sponsorship Questions and Answers Spousal sponsorship is the process in which Canadian citizens and permanent residents can apply for their Spouses, Common-Law or Conjugal Partners to immigrate to Canada under the Family Class. When applying to sponsor a...

Canadian Spousal Sponsorship Refusal

What do you need to know about Canadian Spousal Sponsorship Refusal? The refusal of Canadian spousal sponsorship is a complex and challenging situation. It can be disheartening for couples who have been hoping to reunite and build a life together in Canada. However,...

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...

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...

How Can I Sponsor my Conjugal Partner

How Can I 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? Is your...

Spousal Sponsorship Application Canada

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...

Can I Sponsor my Fiance to Canada

Is it Possible to Sponsor my Fiance to Canada There are many individuals that are head over heels for their significant other and, thus, become engaged to them. At that point, they would become fiancés to one another. This can be a very hard time for the couple if...

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...

Spousal Sponsorship

If you are a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, you are eligible to sponsor your spouse, common-law/conjugal partner, or dependent children. The definition of a “Dependent Child” is: Any child that is under the age of 19 and does not have a spouse or a...

Spousal Open Work Permit

Sponsoring Your Spouse to Canada Are you a Worker or Student with a spouse or common-law partner who would like to work in Canada? In some cases, the spouse or common-law partner of work and study permit holders may be eligible to apply for an open work permit. This...

What is Genuineness of Relationship

                What is a genuine relationship One of the aim of immigration and refugee protection Act is to help reunite families. For this purpose, Canadian citizens and permanent residents can sponsor or partner to become a...

Spousal Sponsorship Questions and Answers FAQ

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...

Applying For Spousal Sponsorship

What is Spousal Sponsorship Spousal sponsorship is a common way for people to immigrate to Canada. More specifically, if you have a spouse who is a Canadian permanent resident or a Canadian citizen, he or she may help you immigrate to Canada under certain conditions....

Supporting Documents for Spousal Sponsorship

Who Can Sponsor their partner to Canada? Spousal Sponsorship is the process for which you can apply for your legally married spouse, common-law partner, or conjugal relationship based partner. As officially designated categories, each type requires different documents...

How Can my Spouse Work in Canada

Ways to Get your Spouse Work in Canada If you and your spouse are currently in or outside of Canada and your spouse wishes to work while in Canada, then you might wonder: how can my spouse work in Canada? The question is a very good one as there are some requirements...

Canadian 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...

Who can apply under the family class?

Family Class Sponsorship Do you have loved ones abroad and like to reunite with your family members to Canada? If so, you may do so under the family class sponsorship. Immigration Canada believes in reuniting and keeping families together. To be able to sponsor a...

Canadian 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...

Canadian 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...

Spousal Sponsorship New changes

Spousal Sponsorship New Changes effective December 15, 2016 If you are a citizen or permanent resident of Canada and are 18 years of age or older, you may be eligible to sponsor your spouse under the spousal sponsorship category. The spousal sponsorship is a branch of...

Canadian Spousal Sponsorship

Knowing the Spousal Sponsorship Canadian spousal sponsorship often requires applicants to undergo highly complex legal process, regardless of whether the application is submitted domestically or abroad. The spouse seeking to obtain permanent residence in Canada must...

How To Sponsor My Wife To Canada

            Sponsoring your spouse to Canada Did you just recently get married outside of Canada? Did you have to leave your spouse or partner back in another country? Or is your partner not a Canadian citizen, meanwhile you are? Does...

Canada Spousal Sponsorship Information

Sponsoring Your Spouse to Canada Are you married but live in Canada while your spouse resides in another country? Have you tried to apply to sponsor your spouse, but your application got refused? Are you losing patience with the entire spousal application process and...

Tips on How to Sponsor your Spouse to Canada

Sponsor your Spouse Do you and your spouse not live together and miss each other dearly? Are you hopeful that you could be together in Canada? Or is your spouse currently in Canada visiting you and you wish for them to permanently stay in Canada? Do you wish you could...

Open Work Permit for Your Spouse

Helping Your Spouse Obtain Canadian Permanent Residence Sponsoring your significant other can require a lot of preparation and effort. To be able to submit an accurate application, you must understand the entire application process properly. Without relevant knowledge...

Information about Inland Spousal Sponsorship

Helping Your Spouse Immigrate to Canada Bringing your significant other to Canada can require a lot of preparation and effort. To be able to submit a complete application to sponsor a spouse, you must understand the entire application process properly. Without having...

Spousal Sponsorship Q and A

How Can I Sponsor My Spouse First and foremost, you and your spouse both need to meet the eligibility requirements. If you want to be a sponsor, you need to be a Canadian citizen, a person registered in Canada as an Indian under the Canadian Indian Act, or a permanent...

Sponsoring a Spouse with Criminal Record

Having a Spouse with Criminal Record In order to ensure the security of every Canadian citizen and permanent resident, the immigration officers are vigilant, when it comes to accessing foreign nationals’ admissibility. If you have a spouse who has a criminal record,...

Sponsoring a Spouse with Criminal Record

How to Sponsor a spouse with criminal record Family reunification is one of the three pillars of CIC's immigration program. Only certain types of relatives are eligible for Canadian family sponsorship which includes spouse, dependent children and parents or...

Sponsor Your Spouse Q & A

Questions about How to Sponsor your Spouse Most people are aware that Canada allows for Canadian citizens or permanent residents to sponsor spouses or partners, in an effort to make it easier for families to re-unite and live together permanently. Unfortunately...

Applying For Spousal Sponsorship

Can I Begin Applying for Spousal Sponsorship? Are you wondering how about applying for spousal sponsorship to help you and your significant other reunite in Canada and begin living a life together? This is the wish of many partnerships in which one individual is...

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...

Most Important Spousal Sponsorship Documents

Important Spousal Sponsorship Documents Before you sponsor your spouse to Canada for permanent residency, it is very important to recognize and understand what the most important spousal sponsorship documents are. You must have all the required information and...

FAQs regarding Spousal Sponsorship

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Spousal Sponsorship In this article, I will address frequently asked questions and answers regarding spousal sponsorship in order for you to further understand what a spousal sponsorship entails. A spousal sponsorship is created...

The Basics of Spousal Sponsorship in Canada

Spousal Sponsorship in Canada If you would like to reunite with your spouse that is either living abroad or visiting you in Canada, then it is best to understand what a spousal sponsorship entails before attempting to submit your application. If you are a Canadian...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Requirements Needed to Sponsor your Wife

Important Requirements Needed in order to Sponsor your Wife Did you fall in love with someone half way across the world and would like to sponsor your spouse to Canada but are not sure what steps you need to take to bring your loved one to Canada? Immigration Canada...

Open Spousal Work Permit Requirement

What is an Open Spousal Work Permit? Do you wish for your spouse to have the opportunity to work while they are waiting for their permanent residency application? Does your spouse wish to experience what the Canadian economy market has to offer? If so, your spouse...

How Can I Sponsor my Spouse

Sponsor my Spouse Do you and your spouse live apart from each other and miss each other dearly? Do you wish that you could be together in Canada? Do you often ask yourself: How can I sponsor my spouse? Is your desire to have someone that could help you make this...

Spousal Sponsorship Fraud

Marriage of Convenience Protect Yourself from Marriage Fraud Are you currently a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident? Have you ever been outside of the country on vacation or for other purposes? On this vacation, for instance, have you met any interesting people...

Spousal Sponsorship Tips

Sponsor Spouse to Canada Are you Canadian citizen or permanent resident and like to sponsor your spouse to Canada for permanent residency? Citizenship and Immigration gives you the opportunity to reunite with your loved ones through the Family Class Program. Akrami...

Spousal Sponsorship Documents

Sponsor Spouse to Canada If you are Canadian citizens or permanent resident, age 18 or over, you are eligible to sponsor your wife, husband or same-sex partner to Canada through the Family Class program. Once you become a permanent resident you are able to live, work...

How to sponsor my family to Canada

How to Sponsor my family to Canada How to sponsor my family to Canada? Do you think you have done absolutely everything you can in sponsoring your loved ones and are ready to give up? The staff at Akrami & Associates understands how stressful and tedious the...

How to sponsor my wife or spouse into Canada

How to sponsor my wife or spouse into Canada How to Sponsor my wife or spouse to Canada: Canada Spousal Sponsorship How to sponsor my wife or spouse into Canada: Are you someone who just got married with a spouse outside of Canada and you now want to sponsor them?...

How to Sponsor my Spouse to Canada

Sponsoring wife or husband to Canada? Do you think you have done absolutely everything you can in sponsoring your loved one and are ready to give up? The staff at Akrami & Associates understands how stressful and tedious the process of sponsoring a spouse can be....

How to prove genuineness in the relationship

Spousal Sponsorship: Proving Genuineness in a Relationship Have you ever filed a sponsorship application and got called for an interview? Are you worried that your application could be rejected due to some doubtful situation mentioned in your application? You are not...

Spousal Sponsorship Application Refused

Rejection of Spousal Sponsorship Application Have you ever wondered why most spousal sponsorship application are refused by citizenship and immigration Canada (CIC) ? Your grounds to sponsor your spouse or common law partner could be valid but still your application...

Spousal Sponsorship before applying

Sponsoring Spouse to Canada You are on your dream vacations overseas, and you meet the ONE. The whole world seems to be a fairy tale until you hear the word “immigration”. Often there is a skewed assumption that immigration will not be an obstacle to happily ever...

Canada Family Class Sponsorship Eligibility

Who can be sponsored to Canada under the Family Class? Canadian Family Class immigration involves sponsorship by a qualifying individual- the sponsor. A successful Canadian sponsorship includes many elements, but hinges on the relationship of the permanent resident...

How to apply for Spousal Sponsorship

What is Spousal Sponsorship? Spousal sponsorship is where you who is a permanent resident or Canadian citizen can apply to have your spouse immigrated to Canada. Those that are considered under spousal sponsorship are your spouse, and common-law partner or conjugal...

Family Sponsorship

Do you have to attend an interview? In some cases yes, you will be required to attend an interview with one of the Canadian Immigration authorities. It will be expected of you to participate in an interview if there are any questions of uncertainty in regards to the...

Family Sponsorship Interview Process

Do you have to attend an interview? In some cases yes, you will be required to attend an interview with one of the Canadian Immigration authorities. It will be expected of you to participate in an interview if there are any questions of uncertainty in regards to the...

Family Sponsorship

Where is your part of the application submitted as the person being sponsored? There are two different options that will need to be decided first before you submit the application. Will your application be made from inside of Canada or from outside of Canada? If your...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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’...

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...

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...

Spousal Sponsorship Refusal

Applying for spousal sponsorship to Canada can be a very intimidating and scary thing. You always wonder whether the information you gathered to send in is enough. How do you prove your love and commitment for a person to a complete stranger through a bunch of...

Spousal Sponsorship Interview Questions

After completing your application, through the spousal sponsorship class, and mailing it out, you may be required to attend an interview after your application has been reviewed. You might be wondering why you were chosen for an interview and not others, or you might...

Medical Requirements for Permanent Residents

If you wish to sponsor a family member, enter as a federal skilled worker, or as a live-in caregiver, you may be required to undergo a medical examination. There is some information you should know regarding medical examinations in order to make your application...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Spousal Sponsorship in Canada

Spousal Sponsorship in Canada– Recognition of Marriage and Uncommon Situations Canada is a multicultural society with people from all walks of life. With such a diverse cultural society, it only makes sense that Canada’s Immigration System be as diverse. In an effort...

Sponsorship Undertaking Canada

What You Need To Know About Sponsorship Undertaking Canada Whether sponsoring your loved one from inside Canada or abroad and whether or not they are a Spouse, Common Law or Conjugal Partner; as the sponsor, you will need to agree to and submit the...