If you are a permanent resident of Canada and wish to sponsor your foreign family members, then this is the right article for you. We give you details of all the requirements which need to be met in order to sponsor your foreign family members for the permanent residency in Canada. It is the initiative of the Canadian government towards family reunification which makes this possible.
The Requirements for the Process of Sponsoring Immigrant to Canada through Form IMM 1344
- The person must be of a minimum of 18 years of age.
- You must be a permanent resident or Canadian citizen
- You must be living in Canada
- Also, financial proofs need to be shown where it can be validated that the basic needs of the person can be taken care of by you.
The Details of Sponsorship Application for spouse, common-law partner or dependent child
IMM1344 gives the opportunity to the Spouse, conjugal partners and common-law partner to immigrate to Canada. The spouse can be of the same sex, opposite sex or can be married or in a conjugal relationship for the sponsorship process to take place by a sponsor who has to be a permanent resident or Canadian citizen.
One of the main requirement in this aspect is to provide a valid proof to prove the relationship. If you both are married in Canada, then the marriage certificate proves to the most important document needed. If the marriage has taken place outside Canada, then the marriage needs to be legal in both the countries and also the marriage certificate has to be translated.
Another significant aspect is to provide financial proof that you shall be able to financially support your partner once they arrive in Canada.