One of the most popular inquiries we receive is from clients seeking help to sponsor their spouse or family member to come to Canada. Canada is one of the few countries that also allow citizens to sponsor their same-sex partner to become a permanent resident. There are two ways you can sponsor your partner to come to Canada: common-law partner sponsorship or conjugal partner sponsorship. There are, however, a number of ‘roadblocks’ that may arise during same-sex sponsorship cases. Today, we will discuss the top three most common problems with same-sex couple sponsorship applications.Read More
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Eligible Canadian citizens can sponsor certain relatives to join them in Canada through the family class sponsorship program. In order to sponsor your relatives, there are a few requirements applicants and sponsored parties must meet.Read More
In 2016, the Immigration Department aimed to reduce the backlog of spousal sponsorship cases by 80 percent. According to Canada’s Immigration Minister, Ahmed Hussen, the average processing time of spousal sponsorship applications has been reduced from 26 months to 12 months.Read More
In 2017, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) introduced a new application process for the parents and grandparents sponsorship program, which will continue to be used in 2018.Read More
How much does it cost to have my application processed?
The government fee for processing an application is $1040.00. This fee must be paid at the time we submit the application on your behalf. An additional fee of $150.00 is payable for any dependent child included in the application.Read More