Spouse – common law sponsorship immigration

Canada is popular among the immigrant community for its wide-spread opportunities. To a great extent, immigrants from different geographical locations contribute primarily to shape the country’s economy. Through its lenient immigration policy, Canada’s federal government has opened doors for people worldwide to live, work, study, and settle permanently in Canada.

Citizens and permanent residents of Canada are allowed to bring their spouse to the country using PR privileges. The process is a little complicated, and we can help you with that. Avail our expertise in the spouse – common-law sponsorship immigration here BC and leave the headaches on us. The procedure of spouse sponsorship for Canada PR has more variables as compared to other immigration programs.

Eligibility rules for spouse permanent residence in Canada

More than just stringent education requirements, work experience, and language proficiency, Canada PR spouse sponsorship involves some other eligibility requirements such as:

  • 18 years or above in age
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Must have a clean police record and should not be charged with any serious offence
  • Must not have been invited to Canada as a sponsored spouse within a span of last five years

Processing time of Canada spouse sponsorship

Canada’s spouse sponsorship for permanent residence processing time varies from country to country. According to the latest modifications in immigration policies, the processing time of spouse sponsorship application may vary take up to 12-18 months on average.

Factors that can terminate the chance of sponsoring

Some factors can terminate the chances of sponsoring your spouse. They are:

  • If you are below 18 years of age or married to someone else when he or she is getting married to the sponsored applicant
  • Have failed to submit any financial evidence in support to a previous sponsorship
  • You two have lived separately, or anyone of you had been involved in a common-law/marital relationship with a third person
  • Have already been engaged in an existing sponsorship agreement which is valid while filing for another sponsorship program to CIC
  • Have been admitted to Canada but not examined by CIC

To get more information on the spouse sponsorship immigration application in BC, get in touch with El Camino Immigration & Recruitment Services. Feel free to schedule your appointment with us.