Spouse/ Common-Law Partner/ Child Sponsorship



Who can I sponsor?

You can sponsor your spouse, common-law partner or dependent children.


Am I Eligible to Sponsor my Spouse, Partner or Child?

To be eligible, you must be:


1- at least 18 years old

2- a Canadian Citizen or Permanent resident

3- able to prove that you’re not receiving social assistance for reasons other than a disability

4- able to provide for the basic needs of any persons you want to sponsor


You may not be eligible to sponsor your spouse, partner, or child if you:

  • were sponsored by a spouse or partner and you became a permanent resident less than 5 years ago

  • are still financially responsible for a previous spouse or partner that you sponsored

Who Is Considered Your Spouse?

Your spouse can be either sex and must be legally married to you AND at least 18 years old.


Who Is Considered Your Common-Law Partner?

A Common-Law Partner is a person who;

  • isn’t legally married to you

  • can be either sex

  • is at least 18 years old

  • has been living with continuously for 1 year in a conjugal relationship, without any long periods apart

Who Is Considered Your Dependent Children?

To qualify as a dependant child, they must meet both of these requirements:

  • they’re under 22 years old

  • they don’t have a spouse or common-law partner

How can I apply?

Here are the first and most important things to do:


1: Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria to be a sponsor. Call us today and ask one of our licenced immigration consultants.


2: Ensure that the persons you intend to sponsor meet eligibility criteria. Call us today and ask one of our licenced immigration consultants.


Why should I hire SEP Immigration to apply for Spousal Sponsorship?


The application process can be very stressful. We, at SEP Immigration, are well-informed about the rules and the requirements to guarantee a successful application. We have years of experience in complex Spousal Sponsorship Applications. We will make your sponsorship process straightforward and comfortable.


Our clients from almost 20 different countries have experienced this with us and you can be the next successful. We know how to prepare documents and how to make your immigration process smooth and easy for you. Contact us HERE to start the process today!


If you are not a Canadian Permanent Resident yet and you are not sure what the best way for you to immigrate to Canada is, please fill out our assessment form HERE and we will get back to you with your possible options.




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