New Spousal Document Checklist – Part 2 – Effective January 31, 2017

With the new sponsorship application procedures streamlined, the immigration department has also revamped the documents needed for common law applications. IF YOU ARE COMMON-LAW AND CURRENTLY LIVING TOGETHER (or have lived together for 12 full months), provide the following: Joint ownership of residential property or joint residential leases or joint rental agreements listing both of[…]

Changes to the Spousal/Common law Sponsorship program – January 31, 2017

Starting January 31, 2017, the Immigration Department has initiated changes to make spousal sponsorships more expeditious, faster and streamlined. As Operational Bulletin 633 indicates the objective is to “ facilitate faster processing and improve the client experience”. In general, the summary of changes to the application process include: 1. Simplified and streamlined guides, kits and[…]