As a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, you are legally entitled to sponsor your spouse, common-law partner, or conjugal partner residing outside of Canada for immigration, enabling them to reside in Canada on a permanent basis.
The IRCC specifies the following criteria that must be met to be considered a supporter for your husband, common-law partner, or conjugal partner:
The Canadian spousal sponsorship is an agreement signed by the sponsor and the person being sponsored. It’s an agreement that:
It is imperative to ensure that both you and your prospective sponsoring partner satisfy the minimum criteria. Prior to proceeding with a Canadian spouse support application, it is crucial to ascertain that all prerequisites are met.
Obtain the latest spouse funding application package and ensure its comprehensive completion. The registration materials comprise of the following:
Please submit your sponsorship request and permanent residence application together, in accordance with the provided postal directions, or by utilizing a courier service. Before submission, kindly ensure that all forms have been accurately filled out, all necessary documents have been attached, and any applicable fees have been paid.
Upon receipt of your sponsorship application, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reserves the right to contact your spouse or companion to request additional documentation. These documents may include physical examinations, security clearances, and biometrics. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in this matter
There is currently a 12-month wait period for applications for spouse support.
|Type of Fee||Amount in $CAN|
|Spouse/Partner Sponsorship Fee||75|
|Applicant’s Processing Fee||475|
|Spouse/Partner Right of Permanent Residence||490|
|Include a spouse’s/Partner’s Dependent Child)||150 per child|