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What are the Common Mistakes Made on Spousal Sponsorship Application ?

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June 27, 2024

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Naju Gadhavi

Common mistakes on Spousal Sponsorship Canada

Canada’s spousal sponsorship program enables Canadian citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their spouses for permanent residency.Though the process is meant to be straightforward, many applicants inadvertently make mistakes that lead to delays or application rejections. Here are some typical errors made in spousal sponsorship applications and tips on how to avoid them.

Incorrect and Incomplete Documentation

One of the most frequent mistakes is incomplete or inaccurate paperwork. For instance, this can involve giving out-of-date information, leaving out forms, or signing declarations. To avoid such errors, make sure that all necessary documents are present and up-to-date by carefully going over the document checklist that Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has provided.


Insufficiant Proof of Relationship

Insufficient proof of a relationship is critical. Common mistakes include inadequate documentation, like insufficient photos or proof of contact. Applicants should present diverse documents demonstrating the relationship’s history and authenticity.


Failure to meet financial Requirement

Failure to meet financial requirements is common. Sponsors must show they can support their spouse financially. Errors include insufficient income or incorrect documents like tax returns. Meeting income requirements with accurate financial documents is essential.


Importance of Updating IRCC on Changes

Ignoring changes in circumstances is risky. Specifically, failing to update IRCC about address or employment changes can complicate your application. Therefore, keep information current for smooth processing.


Importance of Professional Guidance for Spousal Sponsorship Application

Navigating the spousal sponsorship process can be complex and each case is unique. Professional guidance greatly enhances success chances. Avoid mistakes with attention to detail, thorough documentation, and consider hiring an immigration lawyer to prevent delays.


How can SPS Canada help?

SPS Canada Immigration provides full service throughout the entire sponsorship process. With over 20 years of experience, our firm excels in assembling robust sponsorship packages with high success rates. We also handle communication with immigration authorities on behalf of our clients, ensuring thorough coverage of all aspects.

In conclusion, navigating the complexities of Canada’s spousal sponsorship program requires careful attention to detail and timely updates. For expert guidance and support, get in touch with SPS Canada Immigration today.


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