As such, applications for open work permits are usually submitted at the same time as the Inland sponsorship application. Hi, how many days will CIC deliver my OWP?

9symmerty Star Member. If a couple is pursuing an Inland application, the sponsored spouse may become eligible to obtain an open work permit, allowing them to work while waiting for the sponsorship result. In-land Spousal Sponsorship processing is now 25 months. So fast! So I think 96 days are not followed by CIC then my gosh they should update that! Couples can apply under the Spousal Sponsorship Program by following one of two application options: Inland application and Outland application. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. Students and families allowed to travel to Canada. Hello..this is a summary or my story im 10 years devorced to my ex- husband last 2006 then i met my fiance living in philippines i had 1 months vacation that time i went to family party and i see him we both fall inlove i think love at first sieght..where always together after 3 weeks i found out im pregnant.I went back to Canada and give birth to our son. 4 months based on the timeline of the applicants that recently received their OWP ... but it depends on the category you are applying for and Since it's an open work permit under Spousal Sponsorship, you are looking around 4 months. Inland spousal sponsorship processing time. I saw in Website that they will process it within 96 days? ;D the Open Work Permit pilot project has been extended for another year! A major Canadian newspaper recently interviewed several applicants to the program who have been able to join their spouses in Canada, but have been unable to work in the country for extended periods of time while waiting for their work permits to arrive. invites 417 PNP candidates to apply for a provincial nomination.

More family members and people travelling to Canada for compassionate reasons will soon be exempt from travel restrictions. Both the sponsor and the sponsored partner must receive approval from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) in order for the sponsored person to receive Canadian Permanent Residency. COVID-19: Need help staying in Canada? Canada has a well-established commitment to family values and unity. JavaScript is disabled. To qualify for the Inland sponsorship category, the foreign spouse or partner must have temporary resident status in Canada, which can be as a worker, student, or visitor. Did you receive AOR via sponsor's email? The persons you sponsor may need to give biometrics after they apply. B.C. Thus, processing times for applications will depend on the visa office. that's a good news!!! is that true? Moreover, applicants who leave the country during the application process will risk having their application declared “abandoned” by CIC if they decide to leave the country. Your email address will not be published. Canada reveals how extended family, compassionate travellers can apply for travel exemptions. 4 months based on the timeline of the applicants that recently received their OWP. My fiance is working as a Seaman In America…Right now his back to phililppines i want to sponsor him i dont know what should i do or start to apply a outland spousal sponsorship under the family class program…Please help me…thanks! “I strongly urge individuals who wish to apply to the Spousal Sponsorship program to make an educated decision,” said Attorney David Cohen. I hope that all future applicants make choices that will keep them safe from such a situation.”. Couples who wish to submit a sponsorship application while already living in Canada must submit an ‘Inland’ application. While both are viable methods for foreign nationals to join their partners in Canada, each program has pros and cons that should be considered before submitting an application. Canada is now sending work and study permits by mail. This has led to emotional and financial hardships for many Inland applicants and their partners. ANALYSIS: The Parents and Grandparents Program offers a variety of benefits to families and Canadian society. Sponsor a spouse, partner: about 12 months Sponsor a child: varies by country. Stay up to date with the latest news on Canadian Immigration.

An Outland application is generally pursued when the sponsored partner is living outside of Canada. Study and work permit applicants who have received their approval letters no longer have to go to the border to activate their permits. Good news for 2016 applicants! Outland applications are processed through the visa office that serves the applicant’s country of origin, or where they have resided legally for at least one year.

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