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Spousal Sponsorship - Everything you need to know

If a Canadian citizen or permanent resident is in a relationship with a foreign national, the foreign national may be sponsored to immigrate to Canada as their spouse, common-law partner, or conjugal partner.

This is possible due to the Family Class Sponsorship Program, which allows Canadian citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their foreign partner if they are in a genuine and continuing relationship. This program allows couples to reunite and build a future together in Canada, while also providing economic benefits to the Canadian economy by bringing foreign workers with in-demand skills and knowledge.


There are 2 main options you can choose to apply under: Inland Spousal Sponsorship - Primarily for common-law partners and spouses who live with their Canadian citizen or permanent resident partner inside Canada, and Outland Spousal Sponsorship - for spouses or conjugal partners who live outside Canada.​​

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Sponsor your spouse, common-law or conjugal partner

Explore and choose the option most suitable to you to start your spousal sponsorship journey.

Spousal Sponsorship Canada

May 4, 2023

Inland Spousal Sponsorship VS Outland Spousal Sponsorship

Explore a comprehensive comparison of Inland vs. Outland Spousal Sponsorship in Canada, covering eligibility criteria, application process, pros and cons, open work permits, and appeal process to help you make an informed decision.

Apr 25, 2023

Can I Leave Canada After Applying for Inland Spousal Sponsorship

The risks of leaving Canada after applying for inland spousal sponsorship and how to minimize them. Explore the potential consequences and alternative sponsorship options.

Apr 1, 2023

Can I Sponsor My Common-Law Partner if We Have Been Living Together for Less Than 12 Months

The possibilities of sponsoring your common-law partner with less than 12 months of cohabitation - understand the requirements, exceptions, and steps to take for a successful application.

Mar 31, 2023

How to Withdraw Spousal Sponsorship Canada Application

Impact and Steps to withdraw a spousal sponsorship application in Canada, including timelines and appropriate actions needed.

Mar 29, 2023

How to Track Spousal Sponsorship Canada Application Status - A Comprehensive Guide

Track your Canadian spousal sponsorship application status online and by phone with this comprehensive guide.

Mar 29, 2023

AOR for Spousal Sponsorship Application - Navigating the Acknowledgment of Receipt

Importance of Acknowledgment of Receipt (AOR) in the Canadian spousal sponsorship process, its significance, and what to expect after receiving it.

Mar 27, 2023

Answers to Your Top 10 Frequently asked Questions About Spousal Sponsorship in Canada

The top 10 questions about spousal sponsorship, including requirements, processing time, and special considerations.

Apr 26, 2023

Spousal Open Work Permit Extension

Discover the ins and outs of spousal open work permit extension, including eligibility criteria, application process, and frequently asked questions. Unravel the mystery of extending your stay!

Apr 17, 2023

First Stage Approval of Spousal Sponsorship Application

Discover the first stage approval process for Spousal Sponsorship Applications - learn eligibility requirements, and necessary documentation.

Mar 31, 2023

Tips for a Successful Spousal Sponsorship Canada Application

Maximize your chances of a successful Spousal Sponsorship Canada Application with these expert tips - learn about eligibility, essential documents, and best practices for a smooth application process.

Mar 30, 2023

The Different Stages of a Spousal Sponsorship Application in Canada

The three main stages and characteristics of Spousal sponsorship. It covers processing times and additional factors that can affect the timeline.

Mar 29, 2023

Sponsorship agreement and obligations for Canadian spousal sponsors.

A Sponsorship Agreement confirms your commitment to providing financial and emotional support to your sponsored spouse or partner for a period of three years.

Mar 28, 2023

Canadian Spousal Sponsorship Processing Times - A Comprehensive Guide to Expectations

The essential guide to Canadian spousal sponsorship processing times, eligibility, and Canada spouse visa timelines.

Mar 25, 2023

Documents You Need for a Successful Spousal Open Work Permit Application

Document checklist for spousal sponsorship application.

Apr 25, 2023

Second Stage Approval of Spousal Sponsorship - Next Steps After First Stage Approval.

• First stage approval of spousal sponsorship applications - Sponsor's eligibility check
• Second stage approval of spousal sponsorship applications - Applicants eligibility, background & medical check

Apr 2, 2023

Financial Requirements and Obligations for Spousal Sponsorship

Discover the financial requirements and obligations for spousal sponsorship, including eligibility criteria, financial responsibilities, and tips for a successful journey.

Mar 31, 2023

Spousal Open Work Permit for Self-Employed Individuals: How to Apply and Eligibility Requirements

Learn how to apply for a Spousal Open Work Permit as a self-employed individual, understand eligibility requirements, and unlock the potential for a thriving career alongside your partner in Canada.

Mar 30, 2023

Understanding Your Spousal Sponsorship Application Status

Check your application status, understand the different application statuses, and utilize additional resources for spousal sponsorship process.

Mar 29, 2023

Pre-Arrival Letter for Spousal Sponsorship Application in Canada

The pre-arrival letter for spousal sponsorship provides vital information about steps to take before arrival to ensure a successful transition.

Mar 27, 2023

Proving the Genuine Nature of Your Marriage or Common-Law Relationship for Immigration Purposes

Prove the genuineness of your marriage or common-law relationship for immigration purposes with our comprehensive guide.

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