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Removing a dependent from PR file

asppats12

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Sep 30, 2019
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Hi,
I wanted some advice on a particular situation. I currently have a PR application being processed. I have select spouse accompanying as "no" for the purpose of points. However, she is still listed as a dependent on the file since my status was married when I was submitted the application. During this wait, we became separated due to personal issues and I will be proceeding with a divorce after the one year of separation. I have a few questions which I have listed below:
1) - Should I remove her as a dependent from my application?
2) - If yes, will this delay the processing time and what would I need to provide to IRCC?
3) - Does she receive any notifications regarding my application even though it being processed for me?

@legalfalcon Would you be able to provide some suggestions?

I would appreciate any advice in this matter.

Thanks,
 

legalfalcon

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Hi,
I wanted some advice on a particular situation. I currently have a PR application being processed. I have select spouse accompanying as "no" for the purpose of points. However, she is still listed as a dependent on the file since my status was married when I was submitted the application. During this wait, we became separated due to personal issues and I will be proceeding with a divorce after the one year of separation. I have a few questions which I have listed below:
1) - Should I remove her as a dependent from my application?
2) - If yes, will this delay the processing time and what would I need to provide to IRCC?
3) - Does she receive any notifications regarding my application even though it being processed for me?

@legalfalcon Would you be able to provide some suggestions?

I would appreciate any advice in this matter.

Thanks,

1. If you are legally separated, then you have to inform IRCC. You cannot unilaterally remove your spouse, you have to inform IRCC and provide them with documentation and IRCC will remove your spouse from the application.

2. It will not delay the application since to begin with your spouse was non accompanying and you must have already provided the required documents, PCC, passport and medicals.

3. No, it is your application and no notification will be sent to any dependent.
 

asppats12

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Sep 30, 2019
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1. If you are legally separated, then you have to inform IRCC. You cannot unilaterally remove your spouse, you have to inform IRCC and provide them with documentation and IRCC will remove your spouse from the application.

2. It will not delay the application since to begin with your spouse was non accompanying and you must have already provided the required documents, PCC, passport and medicals.

3. No, it is your application and no notification will be sent to any dependent.
@legalfalcon Thank you for your response. I have tried calling IRCC but they haven't called me back yet. How can I go about notifying them of this change and do you know what documents I would have to provide?
 

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@legalfalcon Thank you for your response. I have tried calling IRCC but they haven't called me back yet. How can I go about notifying them of this change and do you know what documents I would have to provide?
I'm not sure what number you have been using to call them. There's isn't any mechanism for them to call you back. You should submit a case specific inquiry.
 

asppats12

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I'm not sure what number you have been using to call them. There's isn't any mechanism for them to call you back. You should submit a case specific inquiry.
I apologize, What I meant was that I called them today and selected the option to have them call me back when it's my turn in queue. As for the case specific inquiry, do you mean raising a web form?
 

scylla

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I apologize, What I meant was that I called them today and selected the option to have them call me back when it's my turn in queue. As for the case specific inquiry, do you mean raising a web form?
Yes - you need to raise a case specific inquiry.
 

asppats12

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So I submitted the case specific inquiry like you all suggested and also got the same answer from the IRCC agent who finally did reach out to me. Thank you all for your help.
 

legalfalcon

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AOR Received.
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Med's Done....
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Passport Req..
05-04-2016
VISA ISSUED...
12-04-2016
LANDED..........
05-05-2016
@legalfalcon Thank you for your response. I have tried calling IRCC but they haven't called me back yet. How can I go about notifying them of this change and do you know what documents I would have to provide?
If you want to remove a dependent spouse, you have to provide documents such as divorce judgment, or if it has not been finalised, then the documents that show that it has been initiated.

You can send them visa webform https://secure.cic.gc.ca/enquiries-renseignements/canada-case-cas-eng.aspx
 

Reremi

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Apr 2, 2021
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Hi guys...please i need anyone the can help me with this.. I applied for PR may 10,2020 its still in process i listed my spouse as non accompanying but now am i will to add him as accompanying dependent..is this possible and will i need to add his wes and ielts...@legalfalcon