Spousal sponsorship is a process that allows Canadian citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their foreign spouse or common-law partner to come and live in Canada as permanent residents. The following are the basic requirements for a spousal sponsorship application for Canadian immigration:
A few specific issues applicants for sponsorship may encounter during the process include:
Requirement 4 can be quite difficult in some situations. Examples of evidence include:
The Spousal sponsorship application process can be complex and time-consuming. Potential applicants should seek the advice of an immigration lawyer to ensure that all the requirements are met and the application is drafted and submitted correctly.
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