Canada is one of the most famous names when we talk about an economy bloomed by settlers around the world. With the lenient and free of complexity immigration processes by the federal government, Canada is the most desired destination of immigrants to work, live or settle permanently. All the people who settled permanently in Canada and want to take in their spouse or partner with PR advantages can go for the spouse sponsorship program. The spouse sponsorship program for Canada PR is higher in variability as compared to other visa programs, the reason being the candidate will not be restricted to fulfil the requirement of severe education, work experience or language proficiency.
To be qualified to sponsor -
Income Requirments -
Most of the cases do not require income criteria to sponsor your spouse or partner. You only
need to prove that you have enough funds to meet the income requirement if –
• The spouse or partner you are sponsoring has a dependent child, and that dependent child
has 1 or more children of their own.
• The dependent children you are sponsoring has their own 1 or more children.
Eligibility of Spouse
Factors that can eliminate the possibilities to sponsor your spouse -
Processing Time -
The estimated processing time for a spousal visa is nearly around 12 to 24 months. However, an application can be delayed or even can be returned in the worst scenario in case it is not complete.
Sponsoring the spouse or partner – CAD1040
Sponsoring the spouse or partner without right of permanent residence fee – CAD550