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Spousal Sponsorship

Family reunification is one of Canada’s prime objectives. Processing times for the sponsorship of spouses, common-law partners and conjugal partners is relatively fast, although these applications can be quite complex. Applicants in Canada or outside of Canada may apply to be sponsored by their Canadian spouses, common-law or conjugal partners.

A Spousal Sponsorship application is a two-step process. The first step of the process entails processing by the Case Processing Centre in Mississauga, where officers assess the sponsor’s eligibility. The application is then transferred to a Canadian visa office that is responsible for applications in the spouse, common law or conjugal partners’ country of citizenship or country of permanent residence, where officers assess the genuineness of the relationship and the admissibility of the applicant. PricewaterhouseCoopers Immigration Law LLP is an internationally-recognized immigration law firm that will help guide and educate individuals making the application process of obtaining Spousal Sponsorship hassle free.

A Canadian Permanent Resident must reside inside of Canada in order to sponsor a spouse or partner. A Canadian Citizen may reside either inside or outside of Canada while sponsoring; however, the sponsor in this case must establish the intention to return to Canada upon the approval of the Spousal Sponsorship.

The Spouse or Common-Law Partner in Canada Class was created by Citizenship and Immigration Canada to allow out of status spouses and common-law partners of Canadian citizens or permanent residents to apply for permanent residence from within Canada. Generally, out of status spouses and common-law partners are allowed to remain in Canada during the processing of their Spousal Sponsorship application. There are numerous exclusion clauses and specific steps must be taken to assess each case to ensure that applicants will qualify for a deferral of removal, if the case arises. Immigration lawyers at PricewaterhouseCoopers Immigration Law LLP specialize in Spousal Sponsorship and take pride in the reunification of families.

In order for Spousal Sponsorship the Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism will require the sponsor to sign a three to ten year contract with its department to ensure that the sponsor will be responsible for all the essential needs of the sponsored relative without the assistance of social welfare resources.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Immigration Law LLP’s capabilities and services are international. Our immigration attorneys provide expert advice from our Canadian offices in Toronto, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta, as well as our affiliated offices located in various global regions such as Asia/Indonesia, Europe and South America. PricewaterhouseCoopers Immigration Law LLP is also part of an International Legal Network that provides our clients with immediate access to international representation in a variety of legal spheres.

Spousal Sponsorship

Family reunification is one of Canada’s prime objectives. Processing times for the sponsorship of spouses, common-law partners and conjugal partners is relatively fast, although these applications can be quite complex. Applicants in Canada or outside of Canada may apply to be sponsored by their Canadian spouses, common-law or conjugal partners. At PricewaterhouseCoopers Immigration Law LLP we specialize in Spousal Sponsorship applications.

What Is The Sponsorship Process?

A Spousal Sponsorship application is a two-step process. The first step of the process entails processing by the Case Processing Centre in Mississauga, where officers assess the sponsor’s eligibility. The application is then transferred to a Canadian visa office that is responsible for applications in the spouse, common law or conjugal partners’ country of citizenship or country of permanent residence, where officers assess the genuineness of the relationship and the admissibility of the applicant. At PricewaterhouseCoopers Immigration Law LLP we will assist you with your Spousal Sponsorship application, ensuring that your immigration experience is effortless and that outcome of your application is successful.

Can I Sponsor If I Reside Outside Of Canada?

A Canadian Permanent Resident must reside inside of Canada in order to sponsor a spouse or partner. A Canadian Citizen may reside either inside or outside of Canada while sponsoring; however, the sponsor in this case must establish the intention to return to Canada upon the approval of the Spousal Sponsorship.

Spouse or Common-Law Partner in Canada Class

The Spouse or Common-Law Partner in Canada Class was created by Citizenship and Immigration Canada to allow out of status spouses and common-law partners of Canadian citizens or permanent residents to apply for permanent residence from within Canada. Generally, out of status spouses and common-law partners are allowed to remain in Canada during the processing of their Spousal Sponsorship application. There are numerous exclusion clauses and specific steps must be taken to assess each case to ensure that applicants will qualify for a deferral of removal, if the case arises. Contact our law firm at 1-800-993-9971 for further information regarding your Spousal Sponsorship application.

Conjugal Partner

A conjugal partner is an individual who has entered into a marriage-like relationship with the sponsor. The relationship must be exclusive of all others and have lasted for at least 12 months. Conjugal partners are individuals who have not been able to live together, not due to life choices, but due to extenuating circumstances against their control. A conjugal partner may be sponsored by a Canadian permanent resident or Citizen.

Do I Qualify To Sponsor A Relative?

While a sponsor must demonstrate that he/she is financially capable of sponsoring the relative, some exceptions apply. For example, when sponsoring a spouse or common law partner or a child, you may not need to meet the Low Income Cut-Off Mark (LICO) for sponsorship, although you may still be required to show that you can financially subsist in Canada.

What Are My Obligations As A Sponsor?

When submitting a Spousal Sponsorship application, the Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism will require the sponsor to sign a three to ten year contract with its department to ensure that the sponsor will be responsible for all the essential needs of the sponsored relative without the assistance of social welfare resources.

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For further information with respect to U.S. and Canadian immigration or to find out if you or a company employee is eligible for temporary or permanent relocation to Canada or the U.S., we invite you to contact our experienced immigration lawyers and attorneys by contacting PricewaterhouseCoopers Immigration Law LLP at:

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