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Canadian Spousal Sponsorship approved in only 6 months

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Michael M.

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30 thoughts on “Canadian Spousal Sponsorship approved in only 6 months

  1. Nataly

    Hi!

    My fiance and are are “common law” in Canada, he is a Canadian citizen and I am an American. We’ve been together for 2 years, and submitted our application for my sponsorship in July 2017. How long before we will know anything? Is there anything else we can do to speed the process along? We are currently living and working in Canada but my visa will expire in December, so we’re worried about the time table.

    Reply
    1. Immigration Lawyers

      Hi Nataly,
      Unfortunately, if you applied without our company we can not track the processing time on your application. If you are interested in becoming our client we will be able to answer questions like these and any other immigration related questions!

      Reply
  2. Ricky

    Hi I am a canadian permanent resident of canada with a british passport and have been living in Canada, since I was 3 years old. I plan on getting married to a indian citizen from India. I have some quick questions;

    1. Is there any type of a mandatory 30 day residency requirement for a NRI to be living in India in order to get married to a indian citizen?

    2. As far as me sponsoring her, I am 28 years old and have a job and she is also working in india – what is the average processing time for a spouse application (outland) 5-6 months? on average?

    Reply
    1. Muga Rajbhandari

      Hello Ricky. You will need to check with local Indian authorities regarding minimum residency requirements. An outland spousal sponsorship can take up to 18 – 24 months to process. I am going to suggest that you contact us to make an appointment to talk with one of our immigration professionals who will be able to plan the best strategy for you. You can book an appointment by calling us at 1-855-886-8472 or online at http://goo.gl/JFZqPm
      Regards, Muga

      Reply
  3. yousuf

    I am a Canadian citizen. I divorced my Canadian wife in 2010. I am in common law relationship with another woman in Pakistan since 2007 and having an eight year child from her. Can I sponsor my common law partner and child?

    Reply
    1. Vahe Mirzoyan

      Hello Yousuf. If you are divorced, then you may sponsor a common law partner to Canada.
      Regards, Vahe

      Reply
  4. yousuf zai

    I am a canadian citizen and my ex wife is also a canadian citizen. I divorced her in the year 2010 in Canada.. I was in common law relationship with another women in Pakistan since 2007. can I sponsor her as a common law partner now. The time which I lived with her in Pakistan before divorce with my ex wife will be considered as cohabitation period?

    Reply
    1. Vahe Mirzoyan

      Hello Yousuf. In order for a common law relationship to be recognized, both parties must be legally single at the time.
      Regards, Vahe

      Reply
  5. Edralyn M.Barrameda

    i have two canadian born kids ages 6 & 8. but were here in the philippines right now, i want to know how to go back to canada with my two kids, but i am not a canadian citizen, i am separated to my ex- husband six years now. can you please tell me what to do. for us to go back in canada because my kids really wanted to go back in canada as soon as possible thank you so much for the answer! God Bless you sir.

    Reply
    1. Vahe Mirzoyan

      Hello Edralyn. Thank you for writing to us. The issue is how to get a visa for you to get to Canada; as Canadian citizens, your children are free to come to Canada at any time. In order to best evaluate the options for you, we would need to know a lot more about your situation, and the previous times that you were in Canada, and the reason why you left. I am going to suggest that you contact us to make an appointment to talk with one of our immigration professionals who will be able to plan the best strategy for you. You can book an appointment by calling us at 1-855-886-8472 or online at http://goo.gl/JFZqPm
      Regards, Vahe

      Reply
  6. Anonymous

    Can you marry a person who was previously married to a Canadian but is now divorced? As well if someone is here on a visa are you able to get married and sponsor them ? VN

    Reply
    1. Vahe Mirzoyan

      If the person is leaglly divorced, and they are a Canadian citizen, then you can marry them and apply for spousal sponsorship. As long as you have legal status in Canada, you can apply for spousal sponsorship from within Canada.
      Regards, Vahe

      Reply
  7. Nufin

    Good Afternoon,

    I am an Australian citizen and and have been on a working holiday visa since 2010 (renewed every 2 years) my wife is Canadian and we married in 2014. My current working holiday visa expires this August and we have decided to stay raise a family in Canada.
    If I apply for spousal sponsorship whilst in Canada, am I able to work past my current work visa which expires in August? Or will I receive an new open end work permit while the sponsorship is processed?
    And is there any restrictions on travel if issued a this new work permit.
    And is there a rough time on the current frame on applying while landed in Canada.
    Thanks for your time.

    Reply
    1. Vahe Mirzoyan

      Thank you for writing to us Nufin. From what you have written, it appears that your best option is to apply for a spousal sponsorship. With that you will receive an open work permit while the file is being processed. If it is an inside I am going to suggest that you contact us to make an appointment to talk with one of our immigration professionals who will be able to plan the best strategy for you, and get all the information about you and your family. You can book an appointment by calling us at 1-855-886-8472 or online at http://goo.gl/JFZqPm
      Regards, Vahe

      Reply
  8. Oladunjoye Ayotunde Mayowa

    Sir,
    My name is Ayo. Am a Nigerian. I will like to relocate to Canada with my wife and son. How do I go about it sir.

    Reply
    1. Vahe Mirzoyan

      Hello Oladunjoye. Canada is a great place to raise a famly, and to invest in. I am going to suggest that you contact us to make an appointment to talk with one of our immigration professionals who will be able to plan the best strategy for you and your family. You can book an appointment by calling us at 1-855-886-8472 or online at http://goo.gl/JFZqPm
      Regards, Vahe

      Reply
  9. Ayy

    My wife is a Canadian and we are planning to apply for my sponsorship. We are currently outside of canada. My question is once we get the visa to travel what is the next steps in order to get the PR?

    Reply
    1. Vahe Mirzoyan

      Hello Ayy. Thank you for writing to us. There are many issues that you are bringing up in your question. There are two types of Spousal Sponsorship that you can apply for. Each one has it’s benefits and restrictions. A Spousal Sponsorship is a very complicated application because the immigration officer who will be reviewing your case will need to be 100% certain that the marriage is authentic. This requires photos, letters, and many supporting documents. You need a coordinated strategy for your travel, spousal sponsorship, and permanent residency. I am going to suggest that you contact us to make an appointment to talk with one of our immigration professionals who can assess your situation and advise on the best strategy to take. To make the appointment you can call us at 1-855-886-8472 or book the appointment online at http://goo.gl/JFZqPm
      Regards, Vahe

      Reply
  10. Jamie nguyen

    Hello,

    I got my P.R status since september 2014 ( now about a year and a half). However, I have been back to Vietnam ( my home country) after i got my canadian PR for travelling and working and I met my finance in Vietnam. We just got married in Vietnam recently and we want to be back to Canada to live and work soon in May 2016

    How can i sponsor my spouse while we are both in canada? He already has a 10 year visitor visa of Canada. However, he would like to work in Canada. Can he apply for an open work permit ( given that i am a canadian PR) while waiting for his spousal sponsorship to be approved?

    Thank you so much.

    Reply
    1. Vahe Mirzoyan

      Hello Jamie. Thank you for writing to us. Congratulations on your marriage! Canada is a great country to start your new life together. An Inland spousal sponsorship is where both you and your husband are here in Canada. With this sponsorship, he will receive an open work permit while the application is being processed. We have been practicing Canadian immigration law for over 18 years, and spousal sponsorships is the type of sponsorship that we see most often. I am going to suggest that you contact us to make an appointment to talk with one of our immigration professionals who will be able to plan the best strategy for you and your husband. You can book an appointment by calling us at 1-855-886-8472 or online at http://goo.gl/JFZqPm
      Regards, Vahe

      Reply
      1. Jamie Nguyen

        Thank you so much Vahe, your answer has helped me feel so much more assured about this. We will arrange to contact you asap.

        Best regards,

        Jamie

        Reply
  11. Jackie

    Hi there

    I’m Canadian and my husband and son are both Irish citizens. I have been living in Dublin Ireland for 8 yrs now. We have decided to move to canada. I have read all the applications about sponsorship of spouse. If we were to apply from ireland in 6 months time when you here back does my husband get a social insurance number then? Could we move after 6 months to canada and both him and I work? Or is that only when u apply inland. Please Help

    Reply
    1. Vahe Mirzoyan

      Thank you for writing to us Jackie. If you apply from Ireland, the approval process can take from 6-12 months. Your husband can travel back and forth to Canada, but he cannot work in Canada until his sponsorship is approved and he is granted permanent residency. If you apply from within Canada (Inland) your husband will get an immediate open work permit so that he can work anywhere in Canada. During the approval process he cannot leave Canada until he gets his permanent residency; this usually takes 24-27 months. If you need help with your applications to make sure that you are not making any mistakes, and so that you will have a legal team taking care of all the matters that may arise, then please contact us to book a consultation with one of our immigration professionals. You can book an appointment by calling us at 1-855-886-8472 or online at http://goo.gl/JFZqPm
      Regards, Vahe

      Reply
      1. Jamie Nguyen

        Thank you so much Vahe, we will defintely contact you asap. Your clear answer has helped me feel so much more assured about this.
        Best regards,

        Reply
  12. Mandy

    I was born in Canada but have lived in the UK since I was 3 due to my parents jobs. My husband and I have been married nearly 4 years and have 3 children and am considering emigrating to Canada. I want to know if it would be easy enough for me to move there and what would we have to do for my husband and children to allow them to move there with me?

    Reply
    1. Vahe Mirzoyan

      Thank you for writing to us Mandy. As a Canadian citizen, there is nothing you need to do expect get a new passport if you do not already have on. This can be done with your birth certificate. With your children’s birth certificates, you can apply for eligible status, which is also straight forward. For your husband you will have to do a spousal sponsorship. You have two choices, an Inland sponsorship (he has to live in Canada while the application is being processed, he will have a work permit), or Outside sponsorship (he does not have to stay in Canada during the process). The key to the ease of moving to Canada is that you were born in Canada.
      I am going to ask one of our immigration professionals to contact you to see if we can help you with all the paperwork that is involved.
      Regards,
      Vahe

      Reply
  13. ruqia

    my husband is citizen of canada, before goning to canada we get married but they didn’t except it and said that my husband would do in out once mean that he would come again to pakistan and then will go back to canada again or otherwise we will not except this marrige we do only nikkah not rukhsathi…. so then what would we do??? wheather he will come to canada or is there is anohter way????? please help us…..

    Reply
    1. Vahe Mirzoyan

      Thank you for your inquiry Ruqia. I am really glad that you contacted us.

      It is not easy being away from a loved one for any period of time.

      Please Ruqiq, complete this form for me http://www.visaplace.com/immigration-assessment/ it is just a quick and easy way for me to learn more details about you and your situation so that I will be able to advise you accurately and determine the best avenue for us to take to get you to Canada.

      Vahe

      Reply
  14. mohsen

    Dear Sir
    My wife just got her P.R card a few months ago, she stayed in canada for almost 4 months, now we are getting married in IRAN.it means that my wife is in iran now.
    I need to know how my wife can sponser me while she is outside canada.
    I am a marine chief engineer working on board ocean going vessels and my wife is an architect Phd.
    we can easily lead an easy life.
    what do you recommend?
    thanks for your time.

    Reply
    1. Mira Freiwat

      Hello Mohsen,

      Thank you for your post. Congratulations on the upcoming nuptials!!! I wish you both all the best. You can apply either from within or outside of Canada, the option is yours. MF

      Reply

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