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Spouse Dependent Work Permit

Spouse Dependent Open Work Permit

Spouse dependent work permit for Canada allows you to work full time for any Canadian employer in Canada. The application for the same can be made from Canada as well as from the country that you’re currently residing in. There’s no need of any kind of job offer or even LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment), yet, it’s required that your spouse who’s already in Canada shows sufficient proof of existence of financial stability in order to sponsor you.

Abundant Benefits

Spouse dependent work permit comes with a plethora of benefits for you!

Hassle-free Process

Our online portal enables you to apply conveniently for your spousal work permit.

Successful Outcomes

Our experts strive to ensure that your application is filed flawlessly.

If your spouse has a valid study permit and is a full-time student in Canada:

Spouse Dependent Open Work Permit
  • in any Canadian private institution authorized by provincial statute to confer degrees; OR
  • in a public post-secondary institution, such as a college or university or Collège D’enseignement Général Et Professionnel (CEGEP) in Quebec; OR
  • in any private post-secondary institution that officially concurs with the rules and regulations of a public institution, and receives at least 50% of its financing for its overall operations from government grants (in which case, only private college-level educational institutions in Quebec qualify);

Then you can apply for a spouse open work permit Canada

If you’ve successfully completed at least one year of study from a recognized institute, college or university, then you are eligible for Post-study work permit visa. If your spouse is a Post-study work permit holder, he/she can call you to Canada on a spouse dependent work permit visa.

However, it’s mandatory to fulfill certain conditions, such as:

  • Your spouse working in Canada must be on a valid post-study work permit visa and should hold a visa for a period of six months.
  • Your spouse working in Canada should be employed in an occupation that falls under the National Occupation Classification (NOC) skill levels O, A and B.
  • Your spouse working in Canada must show clear intention to reside in Canada while on a post-study work permit.
  • Your spouse working in Canada must submit an employment letter or job offer letter confirming your work profile and paystubs, which is necessary as an evidence of being employed in NOC skill levels O, A and B.
While you’re applying for spousal work permit Canada, you should make sure that you’re attaching all the required documents and stating all the necessary details that you’re supposed to attach with your application. You will be granted a permit of a term similar to that of your spouse’s existing visa term.
Those spouses who are already in Canada on a spouse dependent work permit can also extend their Canada spouse visa. Generally, visa with the same validity period is issued to the spouse of post-study work permit holder. Spouses of provincial nominee work permit holders can also apply for spouse dependent open work permit visa. Spouse dependent open work permit allows the spouse to work on full-time basis in Canada, but if you’re having a spouse dependent work permit, you are not permitted to study based on this in Canada.

Spouse open work permit Canada processing time

This processing time doesn’t include:

  • the time it takes to send an application between a VAC and our office
  • the time you need to give your biometrics
At Canadaspousevisa.ca, professionals well versed with criteria listed under IRPR prepare your application, which is finally checked and verified by Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC). In certain cases, where direct spouse dependent work permit visa is not possible, the applicants (spouse or conjugal partner or common-law partner) can come to Canada as visitors first and later apply for spouse dependent work permit.
We assure you that all your queries will be swiftly solved by us and we’ll always be on our toes to make the best of your application. The majority of the processes include filling-up of the forms, attachment of documents and drafting of the necessary letters addressing the IRCC. All you need to do is submit all the legitimate documents at the right time so that we can represent your application with supreme expertise.