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    Spousal sponsorship

    It means that the mail room at IRCC has received your package.
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    Outland Spousal Sponsorship - When to enter Canada

    Sydney used to be one of the fastest offices, with some people being done within 2-4 months. You'd have to check the Sydney thread to see what the current trends are. The visa expiry is generally linked to the date of your medicals. It usually expires 12 months after your medicals were done. So...
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    Spousal sponsorship

    The PR card will be mailed to you after you land as a PR.
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    Spousal PR Visa

    It's generally linked to the date of the medicals, usually one year after the medical was done.
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    Spousal sponsorship

    If they have requested an interview, it means they have doubts about the relationship. You should order your GCMS notes to see what their concerns are. There are a few threads on the forum that list potential interview questions. The interview will most likely be in Pakistan.
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    Spousal sponsorship

    If he is not in Canada, then you must apply through Family Class (outland).
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    Spouse Work Permit Questions

    One of the requirements on the checklist is: If you are in Canada, you must provide a copy of your visa and entry stamps. For inland, the applicant must be in Canada. How are you going to comply with this requirement if your spouse has not received a visa yet and is not in Canada? IRCC may ask...
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    Spouse Work Permit Questions

    -Have you and your spouse lived together for 12 consecutive months? Did you live together prior to you becoming a PR? If yes, that is a big problem. -If the applicant is not in Canada, then your only option is to apply outland. Being unemployed is not a problem, as long as you are not on...
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    IMM008 form adding dependents

    You do not list family members who are already PRs or citizens. You only list them on the Additional Family Information form.
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    Landing - how do I do that? :)

    Proof of funds is only a requirement for the economic classes. Family Class does not have that requirement.
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    Landing - how do I do that? :)

    Did you land as a PR through PNP or FSW? If so, that would explain the proof of funds requirement. That is not required for Family Class.
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    Spousal sponsorship

    The children should be listed on the Additional Family Information form, but they are not listed as dependents on IMM0008. The cousin is not a dependent.
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    How to be sure that I am applying outland?

    How would it conflict? It clearly says: I am currently living in Canada and I am applying under Family Class.
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    Landing with connecting flight

    Going directly to Vancouver would remove the landing and transfer aspect, and make it less stressful. A connection in Toronto isn't that bad, as long as you leave yourself enough time to complete the formalities.
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    Landing with connecting flight

    You will not have to check-in again. You will drop the bags after customs. I haven't personally landed as a PR, but the process at Pearson is something like this: Arrive, go through passport control and secondary if necessary (which it is if you are doing your landing), then claim your bags at...
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    Landing with connecting flight

    Yes. All connecting flights are treated as flights entering the US, so you must clear immigration, regardless of your final destination. You get your bags from the carousel, then clear customs, and drop them off again, then go line up for security. I would suggest avoiding a connection through...
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    Landing with connecting flight

    You will do your landing at your first port of entry. You will need to claim your luggage in Toronto, go through customs, and then re-check your bags for your flight to Vancouver. Do you require a visa for the USA? In the USA, you need to clear customs and immigration, even if it is only a...
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    Can i apply for new born Child PR application from India?

    As a PR, you must be residing in Canada throughout the process. You cannot sponsor from India. As explained in your previous post, you must apply for a TRV for the child. Then you can travel together and sponsor them when you are in Canada. If the TRV is refused, then one of you must travel...
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    Ontario Police Check ??????

    I believe you can use an FBI channeler, which is much faster. CIC generally does not require a police certificate from Canada. Did they specifically ask for an RCMP clearance?
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    Police certificate and schedule A - All family members?

    Taken from the guide: Family members An applicant’s closest relatives, in the context of an application. It is defined as a spouse or common-law partner, dependent children, and their dependent children.