Applying for permanent residence from within Canada: Spouse or common-law partner in Canada class (IMM ) Table of Contents Overview Before you. The language is confusing in IMM This application is for spouses or common-law partners of Canadian citizens or permanent residents. /12/16Guide Sponsor your spouse, commonlaw partner, conjugal partner or conjugal partner or dependent child Complete Guide (IMM ) Table.
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For more information, see the section about Working and studying for spouses and partners below. For more information about how to fill out the form, visit: If you or your representative provide us with an e-mail address when you apply, this will be our primary means of contacting you, unless your application is linked to an online account.
Place the barcode page s on the top of your application forms and supporting documents when you submit it. Relatives the sponsorship bar can apply to: If you do not do this, your application may be refused. If your 5298 is approved, this photo will be used to create the first Permanent Resident Card for you and your family members, if applicable.
Sponsoring your spouse, partner or dependent child
See example of a complete answer below: You can submit your application for an open work permit together with your application for permanent residence, or after you apply. Doing this gives the sponsored person the possibility to sponsor their child as a member of the family class in the future, when there may be changes to the custody or living arrangements.
Canadian citizens and existing permanent residents of Canada are exempt from giving biometrics. For spousal sponsorships, make sure you include a valid marriage certificate or proof of registration of your marriage with your application see checklist details.
Make sure all photocopies omm clear and easy to read. The couple must submit proof of the obstacles or restrictions that are preventing them from living together 55289 getting married. You will need to pay for and then give your biometrics, even if you gave biometrics in kmm past to support a visitor visa, study or work permit application, or a different permanent resident application. Check your application to avoid common mistakes Step 6.
To be a sponsor, you must promise to give financial support for the basic needs of your family members and their dependent children. If you are sponsoring one or more dependent child ren as the principal applicant syou must submit a complete set of application forms and documents for each child. We will contact you when:. Otherwise, leave it blank. Imj with officer requests in a 529 manner You must submit any requested documents within timeframes given.
Canada Post services across Canada may be affected by ongoing delays in service from continued labour negotiations. If so, you must submit the original and not a copy, even if the checklist asks for a copy.
You must do the following when submitting a paper version of the form with your initial application:. If you or your authorized paid representative if applicable have linked your application to an online account, you or your representative should check it regularly for any important updates.
Guide – Basic guide: Sponsor your spouse, partner or child –
If your application package is incomplete, it will be returned to you without being processed. We refer to your fingerprints and photo as biometrics.
Pick the correct mailing address. For more information, see Operational Bulletin I,m marriage must be legally recognized in the country where it was performed and in Canada. We treat everyone equally, whether they use a representative or not.
Proof of identity documents Proof of identity is an important part of an application to become a permanent resident: A representative is someone who gives advice, consultation, im guidance to you at any stage of the application process, or in a proceeding and, if you appoint him or her as your representative by filling out this form, has your permission to do business on your behalf with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada IRCC and the Canada Border Services Agency CBSA.
Failure to declare and have family members examined will affect your application, and you will be unable to sponsor them in the future.
On your application forms, identify the sex you would like displayed M or F until the X can be issued. Use the checklist to prepare your forms.
Make sure to bring the form to the exam for each person. Submit your application package.
Guide 5525 – Basic guide: Sponsor your spouse, partner or child
We will start processing your application after we get your biometrics. Committed an offence outside Canada that, if committed in Canada, would be an indictable offence punishable by a maximum prison term of less than 10 years. Once an application has been linked to an online account, we will send correspondence there. If we received your sponsorship application on or after March 2, A conjugal partner is, in relation to a sponsor, a foreign national residing outside Canada who has been in a conjugal relationship with the sponsor for at least one year.
If not, the application will be returned see section 10 of the IRPR for more information. Question 11 If you feel that something else might support your application and was not addressed in previous questions, please add it here.