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Can my spouse come to Canada while waiting for spouse visa?

Can my spouse come to Canada while waiting for spouse visa?

Your spouse can come to Canada while you are waiting for approval but there is no special visa for applicants awaiting a decision on their sponsorship application. For this reason, applicants may want to apply for a temporary visa and then once together in Canada, submit under the inland sponsorship category.

What are the requirements for spouse visa in Canada?

In order to apply for a visa for your spouse or conjugal partner you and your partner must be 18 years or above. Your partner must be a member of the family class, otherwise you will not be able to sponsor them. You must be a citizen, permanent resident, or have a work permit to sponsor your spouse.

Can dependent spouse work in Canada?

Yes, in most cases, your spouse or common-law partner can work in Canada. However, they will usually need a work permit to work in Canada. They must apply for their own work permit. In other cases, your spouse or common-law partner must apply for a work permit for a specific employer.

Immediate family member is a parent

  • Canadian passport.
  • proof of Canadian citizenship such as a citizenship certificate, citizenship card or provincial or territorial birth certificate.
  • Certificate of Indian Status (status card)
  • Temporary Confirmation of Registration Document (TCRD)
  • Canadian permanent resident card.

How much money do I need to sponsor my spouse to Canada?

It is a common misconception that there is a specific income requirement to be able to sponsor your spouse to Canada. While you must meet a concrete requirement to sponsor almost any other family member, there is no such income requirement at all for spousal sponsorship applications.

How long can my spouse stay in Canada?

Although it is not a permanent stay in Canada, a visitor may stay in Canada up to six months after the day they have arrived. This will allow you to wait for your spousal sponsorship application to be approved while living in Canada with your spouse.

How much does it cost to sponsor a spouse in Canada?

Family sponsorship

Fee Price ($CAN)
Spouse, partner or children
Sponsor your spouse or partner Sponsorship fee ($75), principal applicant processing fee ($475) and right of permanent residence fee ($500) $1,050.00

How can I bring my wife to Canada?

Who you can sponsor

  1. If you’re sponsoring your conjugal partner or dependent child, you must submit an application under the Family Class.
  2. If you’re sponsoring your spouse or common-law partner, you may sponsor them under the Family Class or under the Spouse or Common-Law Partner in Canada Class.

Can I take my wife to Canada on student visa?

Yes, you may be able to bring your spouse or common-law partner, and dependent children, with you to Canada. They may be eligible for a study or work permit, or a visitor visa. You must submit their applications online when you apply for your study permit.

Who is eligible for a military dependent ID card?

Military dependent ID cards are also issued to spouses of service members. This benefit extends to service members who are legally married to their same-sex partner. In case of death of the service member, and as long as they don’t remarry, widowed spouses retain their eligibility for a military dependent ID.

Can a spouse still get a military ID card?

Technically, if the marriage has lasted for over 20 years and if the military member has more than 20 years of service, the spouse retains eligibility for an ID card of his or her own.

Who are the dependent children of the military?

In the case of military dependents, the term “dependent children” means the biological, step and adopted children of military members. Military dependent ID cards are also issued to spouses of service members.

How to get a veteran’s service card in Canada?

To obtain a CFOne card or a Veteran’s service card as a veteran, you must have successfully completed basic training and obtained an honourable discharge. The new Veteran’s service card (VSC) helps you stay connected to military and veteran support programs during your transition from military to civilian life.