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If you have sponsored your spouse or common – law partner for permanent residency under the Spouse In-Canada Class, your spouse/partner may be eligible to work while awaiting the decision on their application.

Spousal Work Permit Requirements

To qualify for a spousal open work permit, you must meet certain minimum requirements, including:

  1. Must be in a genuine relationship with a permanent resident or citizen of Canada;
  2. Must be eligible to apply as an in Canada – class sponsorship applicant; and
  3. Are not criminally or medically inadmissible to Canada.
International Students: Bringing Your Spouse And Family To Canada

You may include your spouse on your application for a study permit. If your application for a study permit with an accompanying spouse is approved, then your spouse will be eligible to apply for a spousal open work permit. This work permit will authorize your spouse to work full-time for any employer in Canada for the same period as your study permit.

If your study permit is approved with an accompanying dependent child , your child will be issued a visa authorizing their stay in Canada for the same period as the primary applicant’s permit. All minor children are entitled to pursue education at the pre-school, primary, or secondary level of study provided one of the parents is authorized to work or study in Canada.

Would you like your family to accompany you to canada while you continue your studies or working in canada and earn points towards your PR?
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