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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Authority to certify international documents varies by country. Make sure you check your spam folder in case our messages are directed there. Children 22 years old or older qualify as dependants if they meet both of these requirements:. Convictions or offences outside Canada.
The country where you or they currently live, if you have lived there for six months or more. immm
Sponsoring your spouse, partner or dependent child
To make sure you send us an application with all the necessary documents: If the person you are sponsoring or their child has one or more children in the sole custody of their other parent, you must still declare the child in the application. Photo specifications Appendix D: You the principal applicantand any family members 18 or older who are not already Canadian omm or permanent residentsmust submit police certificates from the following country or countries with your application:.
Make sure children under 18 travel with the right documents. You must answer all questions. Notes to the photographer. Make sure you indicate the section and question you are answering e. Toronto airport, Lacolle border crossing, seaport Yarmouth, etc.
This is to reduce the chance that a new medical exam will be required later. Your child or the child of your spouse or common-law partner can be considered a dependent child if that child meets the requirements below on the day we receive your complete application: Filling out the forms You must fill out all sections, unless instructed otherwise.
If the passport of the person you are sponsoring or their accompanying family members if applicable is renewed or replaced while their application is in process, you must imm us as soon as possible to avoid delays.
With the exception of age, dependants must continue to meet these requirements until we finish processing your application. Pay for your fees online and include a copy of the receipt with your application. Sponsor residency declaration Complete this section only if you are a Canadian citizen living outside of Canada and you are sponsoring a spouse, a common-law or conjugal partner, and dependent children who have no children of their own.
Please select all that apply: See Appendix C for photo specifications. Do not attempt to link your application to your personal online account 52889 you im appointed a representative. If you need help, you can find answers to your questions by visiting the Help Centre.
To include your open work permit application with your application for permanent residence, use the Application to Change Conditions or Extend Your Stay in Canada as a Worker. It also includes any other information you submit in support of your application during processing. Spouse or Common-Law Partner in Canada class: If forms are not signed in the correct places, and by the correct people, we will return your application 52899 processing it.
See appendix D inm find out how to repay the money owed.
If your spouse or common-law partner is living in Canada with you and is applying as a member of the Spouse or Common-Law Partner in Canada class, they can also apply for an open work permit when they apply for permanent residence. Most of the questions on the forms are straightforward and extra instructions have only been given for some questions.
Question 1 Check 528 appropriate box to indicate if your dependant has a valid passport or travel document. Check the box to indicate whether you have lived in any country other than your country of citizenship or your current country of residence for more than six 6 months in the past five 5 years. A record of solemnization obtained in Canada or marriage license will not be accepted as proof that the sponsor and applicant are married.
Sponsoring your spouse, partner or dependent child
If the sponsored person is travelling to Canada, they should carry a copy of the record suspension. Find out more about inadmissibility. However, more information is also available 5829 clicking on the various links provided in the text. Principal applicants who are living lmm Canada are not eligible to be sponsored as conjugal partners, either in the Spouse, Common-law in Canada program or the overseas sponsorship program.
Always check country specific requirements before submitting your application. The photographs must be: By giving us your email address, you are hereby authorizing IRCC to send all correspondence, including your file and personal information to this specific email address.
Expired bank drafts and imk orders will be returned. If you are a Canadian citizen living outside Canada, you must show that you plan to live in Canada when your sponsored relative s become s a permanent resident. We recommend completing your IMM form electronically.
Question 4 Language preference From the list, select your preferred language for: If you do not include all requested forms and documents listed on the checklist, your whole application will be returned to you without being processed. If you have problems viewing or validating your forms, please see these Help Centre questions:.