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Impact of Adding spouse after receiving AOR of Permanent Residency application

Ahmadsid

Newbie
Feb 19, 2018
2
0
Hello all!

I’ve been looking through the net up and down and I'm hoping to find someone who can assure me on my inquiry.

I have applied for immigration to canada online under the FSW-Express Entry and received an ITA. Then I submitted my complete Permanent Residency application and paid all fees and recieved an AOR (Acknowledgement Of Receipt) letter through my online permanent residency application on May 26th,2017.

I was single at the time of my AOR and I just got married on the 27th of January 2018, and would like to add my wife to my application.

Now my inquiry is that if I add my wife now, will it affect my CRS score from my EE profile to be recalculated in my stage of application and cause my whole application to be reassessed all over again with my wife’s documents? Although my current application is under “Permanent Residency” and my “Express Entry “ application has the message “invitation Recieved” .

Currently The last update of my permanent residency application is “You passed the medical exam”.

My second question is that If adding my wife doesn’t affect my application and I add her, will I need to submit new settlement funds proof? And will the settlement funds be calculated at the time of submission of online documents ? as I may not have enough funds at the time of submission but will gain more income in the coming few months which will cover the settlement funds, as well as I have assets (car, household equipment ,furniture etc.) that can be sold at time of immigration.

Thanks alot!

P.S. can you guys please respond with clear descriptions of shorcuts used such as PPR(??) and other terms that some other members and I cannot understand :)
 

tango_alpha

Star Member
Nov 10, 2017
58
7
Ludhiana
Category........
FSW
Visa Office......
NDVO
NOC Code......
0124
App. Filed.......
12-11-2017
Doc's Request.
15-11-2017
Nomination.....
-NA-
AOR Received.
30-1-2018
IELTS Request
16-11-2017
File Transfer...
22-02-2018
Med's Done....
20-11-2017
Interview........
NA
Passport Req..
04-05-2018
Hello all!

I’ve been looking through the net up and down and I'm hoping to find someone who can assure me on my inquiry.

I have applied for immigration to canada online under the FSW-Express Entry and received an ITA. Then I submitted my complete Permanent Residency application and paid all fees and recieved an AOR (Acknowledgement Of Receipt) letter through my online permanent residency application on May 26th,2017.

I was single at the time of my AOR and I just got married on the 27th of January 2018, and would like to add my wife to my application.

Now my inquiry is that if I add my wife now, will it affect my CRS score from my EE profile to be recalculated in my stage of application and cause my whole application to be reassessed all over again with my wife’s documents? Although my current application is under “Permanent Residency” and my “Express Entry “ application has the message “invitation Recieved” .

Currently The last update of my permanent residency application is “You passed the medical exam”.

My second question is that If adding my wife doesn’t affect my application and I add her, will I need to submit new settlement funds proof? And will the settlement funds be calculated at the time of submission of online documents ? as I may not have enough funds at the time of submission but will gain more income in the coming few months which will cover the settlement funds, as well as I have assets (car, household equipment ,furniture etc.) that can be sold at time of immigration.

Thanks alot!

P.S. can you guys please respond with clear descriptions of shorcuts used such as PPR(??) and other terms that some other members and I cannot understand :)

Yes adding your wife wud change your crs and it would be recalculated as per the new cutoff, since your application was based on u being single.
As far as settlement funds are concerned, yes you need to update that as well and you can upload the proof of funds wen asked for. Assets are not considered as funds. Fixed deposits, liquid cash in account and PF statements are considered as proof of funds. in short anything that is immediately available to you wen you land/need it.
 

iamxty

Champion Member
Mar 13, 2017
2,342
4,307
Singapore
Category........
PNP
NOC Code......
2174
App. Filed.......
09-07-2017
Nomination.....
01-08-2017
AOR Received.
07-09-2017
File Transfer...
04-11-2017
Passport Req..
08-03-2018
1) You have no choice but to add your spouse to your application (accompanying or not) since you are already married.

2) CRS will not be recalculated post-AOR

3) Yes, you need an updated POF when CIC requests for it as it is usually not included in the forms for addition of family member.
 
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iamxty

Champion Member
Mar 13, 2017
2,342
4,307
Singapore
Category........
PNP
NOC Code......
2174
App. Filed.......
09-07-2017
Nomination.....
01-08-2017
AOR Received.
07-09-2017
File Transfer...
04-11-2017
Passport Req..
08-03-2018
Yes adding your wife wud change your crs and it would be recalculated as per the new cutoff, since your application was based on u being single.
As far as settlement funds are concerned, yes you need to update that as well and you can upload the proof of funds wen asked for. Assets are not considered as funds. Fixed deposits, liquid cash in account and PF statements are considered as proof of funds. in short anything that is immediately available to you wen you land/need it.
Adding a spouse post AOR, provided the marriage occured after AOR too, CRS will not be recalculated.
 
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Ahmadsid

Newbie
Feb 19, 2018
2
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1) You have no choice but to add your spouse to your application (accompanying or not) since you are already married.

2) CRS will not be recalculated post-AOR

3) Yes, you need an updated POF when CIC requests for it as it is usually not included in the forms for addition of family member.

Thanks for the reply! <3

Just some small remarks, after I send to CIC that I got married, how much time usually it takes for Them to ask for the additional documents? And do they ask for my wife’s documents and new POF at the same time or it’ll be separate? And if the funds in my saving arent as high as needed, will my application be refused right away or will I be asked for an explanation?
 

iamxty

Champion Member
Mar 13, 2017
2,342
4,307
Singapore
Category........
PNP
NOC Code......
2174
App. Filed.......
09-07-2017
Nomination.....
01-08-2017
AOR Received.
07-09-2017
File Transfer...
04-11-2017
Passport Req..
08-03-2018
Thanks for the reply! <3

Just some small remarks, after I send to CIC that I got married, how much time usually it takes for Them to ask for the additional documents? And do they ask for my wife’s documents and new POF at the same time or it’ll be separate? And if the funds in my saving arent as high as needed, will my application be refused right away or will I be asked for an explanation?
10-20 days, also depending on the visa office. Instructions and document list will be given when they reply. You can raise CSE or contact your local VO (if you know).

For POF, you have to provide according to the family size.
 

tango_alpha

Star Member
Nov 10, 2017
58
7
Ludhiana
Category........
FSW
Visa Office......
NDVO
NOC Code......
0124
App. Filed.......
12-11-2017
Doc's Request.
15-11-2017
Nomination.....
-NA-
AOR Received.
30-1-2018
IELTS Request
16-11-2017
File Transfer...
22-02-2018
Med's Done....
20-11-2017
Interview........
NA
Passport Req..
04-05-2018
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john_123

Full Member
Mar 6, 2018
40
2
Adding a spouse post AOR, provided the marriage occured after AOR too, CRS will not be recalculated.
Cic sends AOR just after you submit your application. Are you sure that they don't recalculate CRS?? reference?
 

john_123

Full Member
Mar 6, 2018
40
2
Hello all!

I’ve been looking through the net up and down and I'm hoping to find someone who can assure me on my inquiry.

I have applied for immigration to canada online under the FSW-Express Entry and received an ITA. Then I submitted my complete Permanent Residency application and paid all fees and recieved an AOR (Acknowledgement Of Receipt) letter through my online permanent residency application on May 26th,2017.

I was single at the time of my AOR and I just got married on the 27th of January 2018, and would like to add my wife to my application.

Now my inquiry is that if I add my wife now, will it affect my CRS score from my EE profile to be recalculated in my stage of application and cause my whole application to be reassessed all over again with my wife’s documents? Although my current application is under “Permanent Residency” and my “Express Entry “ application has the message “invitation Recieved” .

Currently The last update of my permanent residency application is “You passed the medical exam”.

My second question is that If adding my wife doesn’t affect my application and I add her, will I need to submit new settlement funds proof? And will the settlement funds be calculated at the time of submission of online documents ? as I may not have enough funds at the time of submission but will gain more income in the coming few months which will cover the settlement funds, as well as I have assets (car, household equipment ,furniture etc.) that can be sold at time of immigration.

Thanks alot!

P.S. can you guys please respond with clear descriptions of shorcuts used such as PPR(??) and other terms that some other members and I cannot understand :)
Any updates?? what's the status of your application? did they recalculate your CRS?
 

iamxty

Champion Member
Mar 13, 2017
2,342
4,307
Singapore
Category........
PNP
NOC Code......
2174
App. Filed.......
09-07-2017
Nomination.....
01-08-2017
AOR Received.
07-09-2017
File Transfer...
04-11-2017
Passport Req..
08-03-2018

john_123

Full Member
Mar 6, 2018
40
2
if you don't mind can you share your points? how much point did u have before -AOR and after adding spouse? what's the status of your application now?

Thanks for your reply.
 

iamxty

Champion Member
Mar 13, 2017
2,342
4,307
Singapore
Category........
PNP
NOC Code......
2174
App. Filed.......
09-07-2017
Nomination.....
01-08-2017
AOR Received.
07-09-2017
File Transfer...
04-11-2017
Passport Req..
08-03-2018
if you don't mind can you share your points? how much point did u have before -AOR and after adding spouse? what's the status of your application now?

Thanks for your reply.
CRS 1008 (408 + 600 PNP), before and after (according to my latest GCMS)

Only Security is pending. Eligibility passed in December.
 

john_123

Full Member
Mar 6, 2018
40
2
CRS 1008 (408 + 600 PNP), before and after (according to my latest GCMS)

Only Security is pending. Eligibility passed in December.
Thanks and good luck.

My CRS score is 445 (ITA received was on 442 )and i received AOR yesterday. Now i am planning to get married within 1-2 weeks. When should I inform CIC. Within a week of getting married? or When my spouse PCC/new passport, medical done and marriage certificate is ready?
 

iamxty

Champion Member
Mar 13, 2017
2,342
4,307
Singapore
Category........
PNP
NOC Code......
2174
App. Filed.......
09-07-2017
Nomination.....
01-08-2017
AOR Received.
07-09-2017
File Transfer...
04-11-2017
Passport Req..
08-03-2018
Thanks and good luck.

My CRS score is 445 (ITA received was on 442 )and i received AOR yesterday. Now i am planning to get married within 1-2 weeks. When should I inform CIC. Within a week of getting married? or When my spouse PCC/new passport, medical done and marriage certificate is ready?
Inform CIC after the marriage. You will be given 30 days to upload the documents.