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Spousal Sponsorship

If you are a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident and you have a foreign spouse, you can apply to sponsor them to become a Permanent Resident in Canada.

Processing times on average are between 8 to 12 months, depending on the visa office responsible for processing the application.

Based on your circumstances, you can either apply for an “Outland” or “Inland” spousal sponsorship.
Potential Spousal Sponsorship Application Issues

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Inland vs. Outland Spousal Sponsorship

You can sponsor the following applicants and their dependent children (21 or younger) for Canadian Permanent Residence:

Canada recognizes same-sex marriages and partners and is eligible to apply under these 3 categories.

To be eligible to be a Sponsor

To be eligible to be sponsored: