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Bringing Family Members and Work/Study Permit for Family Members

Bringing Family Members and Work/Study Permit for Family Members

Bringing Family Members and Work/Study Permit for Family Members

Canada encourages families of married students to accompany them during their study programs. International students can obtain study permits by including their spouse, common-law partner, and kids. Your spouse can consider working for any employer in Canada by applying for an open work permit while the kids can attend school for free. Both partners should apply for individual study permits to study in Canada. Reputed immigration experts offer in-depth guidance to students who plan to bring their families to Canada.

Overview of the application procedure

It is better to apply together if your spouse and children are coming with you to Canada. It will require filling out a single application that includes all family members. Separate applications are necessary if both partners plan to come to Canada to pursue education. Some students want to bring their partners on work permits. Separate applications will require the submission of additional application fees and documents.

Study permit holders should be able to convince the visa authorities that they will leave Canada whenever the study permit is about to expire. A study permit allows the holder to live in Canada temporarily. The study permit application should comprise family members because including the names at a later stage may cast a shadow of a doubt.

Your visa officer may doubt the applicant may not leave Canada after completing the study program.

The applicant of a study permit must mention the need to bring the family to Canada in the application by explaining the reasons. This information should be provided while offering reasons to select Canada as the destination to complete a study program. Moreover, the applicant of a study permit who wishes to bring a spouse and children to Canada must demonstrate proof of funds to support family expenditure in Canada.

Bringing spouse and children to Canada

Canada’s immigration policy stresses family ties. Dependent children and a partner can accompany you while coming to Canada for your studies. Most spouses consider working during the period if the partner is pursuing a full-time study program.

The open work permit program is suitable if you or your spouse wants to work in Canada. The student must be able to fulfill the following requirements to enable the partner to obtain an open work permit:

  • Pursuing studies at a private or public post-secondary institution
  • The private institution must have the authority to award degrees
  • The private institution must be receiving government grants

One can take up any occupation as per the skills and work for an employer without any need for a Labor Market Impact Assessment. Dependent children are also welcome to accompany their parents to Canada. The visa period for children will match with the parents or a primary applicant. Minor children can pursue their studies at pre-school or higher levels of studies. Canada offers free education for kids. One should be aware that the inclusion of family members in the study permit application can influence the decision of a visa officer.

Therefore, you need to convince the authorities about the need to bring the family to Canada. It will ensure a favorable decision that will result in the approval of the application.

The immigration consultant plays a significant role in guiding you about the selection of the right immigration program to study, work or settle in Canada. Preparation of a perfect application is crucial because even a small mistake or oversight will result in visa refusal.

Canada offers unmatched education opportunities and a supportive environment to acquire world-class qualifications. ASI Immigration helps aspiring students discover an appropriate study program by assessing the profile and requirements. Call or visit us today to explore the best study program and learning institutions to achieve your academic goals in Canada.

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