Requirement to be married before submitting the application
Can I marry an American and still live in Canada?
In both the U.S. and Canada, there is no automatic right to permanent residence or citizenship just because you are married. All benefits must be applied for. Many people do not realize this, and may simply start living in the other country.
Do you get permanent residency if you marry a Canadian?
Do I Get Permanent Residence if I Marry a Canadian? No. Simply marrying a Canadian does not automatically give the spouse Canadian permanent residence. Once you are married or in a common-law relationship, you can then apply for a spousal sponsorship.
Can my American husband move to Canada with me?
If you decide to live with your partner in the USA, you can still sponsor them to Canada but you will have to demonstrate that you intend to live in Canada when he or she becomes a permanent resident.
Can I stay in America if I marry an American?
Once you marry, your spouse can apply for permanent residence and remain in the United States while we process the application. If you choose this method, file a Form I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé(e).
Can you have 2 wives in Canada?
Canada: All forms of polygamy, and some informal multiple sexual relationships, are illegal under section 293 of the Criminal Code. Bigamy is banned by section 290. However, for a long time, the law banning polygamy has not been efficient.
Can I live in Canada as a US citizen?
There are a few ways you can move to Canada if you’re a US citizen, and you don’t have to become a Canadian citizen to live there. You can get a regular visitor visa and stay up to six months, request to extend your stay in Canada as a visitor, or become a permanent resident.
Can I marry in Canada on visitor visa?
Yes, you can get married in Canada while visiting from another country either with a visitor visa or a temporary resident’s visa. Marriage in Canada is an option available to all Canadian citizens and permanent residents who want to marry a foreign partner.
How can my American girlfriend move to Canada?
The only way to proceed is for her to enter as she usually does to visit you. If they don’t stamp her passport or they stamp it with the entry date, she can stay 6 months and apply for an extension of her visitor status before that time.
How can I bring my American spouse to Canada?
If your spouse or common-law partner is in Canada on a temporary resident (visitor) visa, they have to apply for a work permit to be able to work. Your spouse or common-law partner can apply for a work permit from inside Canada if: they have a temporary resident permit that is valid for six months or more; or.
How much income do I need to sponsor my spouse in Canada?
In most cases, there isn’t an income requirement to sponsor your spouse or partner or dependent child. You only need to show that you have enough money to meet the income requirements if: you’re sponsoring a dependent child that has 1 or more dependent children of their own, or.