Procedure to apply for “Spouse Visa”
An "Immigrant student" can apply for "spouse Visa"
The nation has welcomed the immigrants even during recession whereas the counterparts had put a stop to it. There are quite a large number of “immigrant students” coming to Canada for higher studies.
The provision allows the students immigrants to bring their spouses if they are married. The Government favors this thought as they strongly believe that the performance of the student is enhanced when he or she is accompanied by the spouse.
The most important calculation you need to make is about the monetary issues. If you are thinking of bringing you spouse to you then you will be bearing the cost of your own studies , living and spouse’s expenditure also has to be borne by you.
The first step is to apply for a “visitor visa” and enter the nation. After entering you can apply for a “work permit”. You have to follow this step if you are from India, Nepal or Bhutan.
The spouses of foreign students can come and live with their partners and have the flexibility of applying for a “work permit” and or “visitor visa”.
The duration of your stay in Canada will depend upon the cost bearing capacity of your student partner.
You should be financially sound, a genuine citizen of the native nation with no criminal records and should have adequate education qualification if you are planning to apply for “work permit”.
You must have enough documents to prove your relationship with your partner.
Health conditions of the spouse are verified before any conclusion is drawn.
“A letter of explanation” is required to verify the purpose. This letter should entail the reasons why you want to visit the country and in what capacity would you doing so.
The processing time of 2-3 weeks is required to get the visa. This time is needed to verify the documents submitted and for conducting a final interview with the applicant.
The possibility of getting the visa largely depends upon yours and your partner’s qualification and expertise.
Embassies may ask you to submit original documents, legal photocopies and notarized documents to verify the facts.
The passport is the most important document in processing the visa.
Once the officials are satisfied with all the documents submitted by you they will surely allow you to enter Canada legally with the visa in your hand.