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IMM5532e Question 11. "Is there more information you wish to share to support your relationship"?

Chrisanya2321

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How many pages of explanation would be too much for this answer? Ours Is totalling up to 4 pages and I am thinking that its a little much. Please help.
 

bian07

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we included about 12 pages, I wrote about 5 and my boyfriend the others. I have seen people include way more than that though
 

Chrisanya2321

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we included about 12 pages, I wrote about 5 and my boyfriend the others. I have seen people include way more than that though
Alright. Thank you very much.
Have you already gotten your PR? Did you face any delays due the long explanation?
 

AutumnSkies

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It’s another one of those questions that really depends on individual cases. For those who maybe lack a bulk of self-explanatory substantial documentation, this section gives you the opportunity to clarify or explain anything that your other documentation did not explain well or make very obvious. It’s a good way to sort of tie up loose ends and reaffirm any weak areas in your application.

For those who have a really strong, solid case, you’re probably not going to use this section much. My husband and I simply had a small paragraph here to verify our elopement and never even needed to add an extra page. Our entire application was somewhere between 100 to 130 pages and fit in a standard size envelope.

Above all else, also remember quality over quantity. The more straightforward, solid, sensible, and logical you present your case without any contractions the easier you make it for IRCC to assess your file!
 

Chrisanya2321

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It’s another one of those questions that really depends on individual cases. For those who maybe lack a bulk of self-explanatory substantial documentation, this section gives you the opportunity to clarify or explain anything that your other documentation did not explain well or make very obvious. It’s a good way to sort of tie up loose ends and reaffirm any weak areas in your application.

For those who have a really strong, solid case, you’re probably not going to use this section much. My husband and I simply had a small paragraph here to verify our elopement and never even needed to add an extra page. Our entire application was somewhere between 100 to 130 pages and fit in a standard size envelope.

Above all else, also remember quality over quantity. The more straightforward, solid, sensible, and logical you present your case without any contractions the easier you make it for IRCC to assess your file!
This was very helpful. It totally makes sense. Thank you very much for response.
 

Chrisanya2321

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Good points above. I'd just add, dont write a novel. As brief and factual to clarify points as possible. The officers just want to understand, and lengthy letters just take them more time.
That clarifies it all. Thank you very much for your point.
 

AutumnSkies

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I think this is a good piece of general advice for everyone who’s in the process of starting a spousal application. Imagine it like being a witness at a major trial and you’re being cross-examined. Every time you’re asked the same question in different ways you always want to be giving the same answer.

It’s important when you’re double, triple, and quadruple checking your application that not only are names, dates, and whatnot correct, but you kind of have to treat it like you’re reading a novel from front to back. All the ‘characters’ need to be in the right place at the right time and the ‘story and plot’ need to be consistent from beginning to end without any major unexplainable plot holes. When you get to the end you want everything to be neat, tidy, and fully wrapped up with a solid conclusion. (Sometimes this is where trying to over explain yourself can hurt you. You’re more likely to contradict yourself when trying too hard to present your case. Plus, you run the risk of starting to sound redundant.)

IRCC doesn’t like contradictions. You want to make sure your application and the information you’ve provided doesn’t contradict itself from beginning to end so your answers are always consistent. The more you contradict yourself the more it gives them reasons to wonder if you are being entirely truthful with the information you’ve provided.

Solid evidence and consistency are the keys to a strong application!
 
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Chrisanya2321

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I think this is a good piece of general advice for everyone who’s in the process of starting a spousal application. Imagine it like being a witness at a major trial and you’re being cross-examined. Every time you’re asked the same question in different ways you always want to be giving the same answer.

It’s important when you’re double, triple, and quadruple checking your application that not only are names, dates, and whatnot correct, but you kind of have to treat it like you’re reading a novel from front to back. All the ‘characters’ need to be in the right place at the right time and the ‘story and plot’ need to be consistent from beginning to end without any major unexplainable plot holes. When you get to the end you want everything to be neat, tidy, and fully wrapped up with a solid conclusion. (Sometimes this is where trying to over explain yourself can hurt you. You’re more likely to contradict yourself when trying too hard to present your case. Plus, you run the risk of starting to sound redundant.)

IRCC doesn’t like contradictions. You want to make sure your application and the information you’ve provided doesn’t contradict itself from beginning to end so your answers are always consistent. The more you contradict yourself the more it gives them reasons to wonder if you are being entirely truthful with the information you’ve provided.

Solid evidence and consistency are the keys to a strong application!
So wonderfully put together. That helps a lot. Thank you very much for your response.
 
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