Author name: Gabriel Giauque

Gabriel Giauque is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and a member in good standing of the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (CICC). With over a decade of experience, he has helped hundreds of individuals and families make Canada their new home. Gabriel founded My Visa Partner in Vancouver BC, to make immigration to Canada as simple as possible for applicants from around the world.

Processing Times for Spousal Sponsorship

Table of Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents How long is the processing time for spousal sponsorship? For most applicants, the full spousal sponsorship process takes 10-12 months, which is in line with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship’s (IRCC) stated service standard. Processing time varies widely, however, due to the type […]

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Red Flags in Spousal Sponsorship

Table of Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents What are Red Flags for a Spousal Sponsorship Application? ‘Red Flags’ are certain factors in a spousal sponsorship application that may cause an officer at Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to look more closely at the genuineness of the relationship. If

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Conjugal Partner Sponsorship

Table of Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents What is Conjugal Partner Sponsorship? Conjugal partner sponsorship is one of the three recognized relationship types for spousal sponsorship recognized by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), alongside spousal and common-law sponsorship. It refers to an exclusive, marriage-like relationship of at least

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Genuine Relationships for Spousal Sponsorship

Table of Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents What is A Genuine Relationship for Spousal Sponsorship? It is imperative to prove that you have a genuine relationship when applying for spousal sponsorship in Canada. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) aims to protect the integrity of Canada’s immigration system and

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How to make a Spousal Sponsorship Appeal

How to Make an Appeal of a refused Spousal Sponsorship Application If your spousal sponsorship application was refused and you filed the application under the Outland Sponsorship stream, you have the right to make an appeal before the Immigration Appeal Division (IAD). If the refusal was due to missed documentation, an error on your part,

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Refused Spousal Sponsorship

Table of Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents Why would a spousal sponsorship application be refused? Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) often rejects spousal sponsorship applications due to incomplete submissions, which results in a refusal to process and the return of the application. An application can be considered incomplete

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Canada Announces a Renewed Vision for Canadian Immigration

IRCC minister Marc Miller reveals plan to reshape immigration policy Ottawa, Canada – The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, just announced the release of a detailed report titled “An Immigration System for Canada’s Future.” The report outlines a set of strategies and measures intended to make the Canadian immigration process more

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Who Can Sponsor Their Spouse to Canada

Table of Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents What are the requirements for spousal sponsorship in Canada? The first step in a successful spousal sponsorship, sometimes known as a spouse visa, is approval of the Canadian sponsor by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). There are a few main requirements

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Qualifying Work Experience for Immigration to Canada

Overall there are more than 80 pathways to permanent residency for workers across Canada. In this article, we will break down some of main questions you may have work experience, and how to qualify for immigration to Canada, including: Does my work experience qualify me for immigration? How much work experience do I need to

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