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Spouse Open Work Permit - Need Help

Clueless 007

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Nov 12, 2018
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Do we need to show proof of funds for SPOUSE OPEN WORK PERMIT - If the sponsor is working on a NOC B job in Canada on a PGWP?

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Prateek1193

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Jun 15, 2014
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Do we need to show proof of funds for SPOUSE OPEN WORK PERMIT - If the sponsor is working on a NOC B job in Canada on a PGWP?

Experts please do help
Proof of funds is not required for a spouse of a PGWP holder with a NOC O,A and B job.
You will need his/her job letter stating salary, NOC level, duties etc.
3 Pay stubs minimum.
Marriage certificate.
Copy of the PGWP.

Are you applying inland or Outland?
 

Clueless 007

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Nov 12, 2018
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Thanks for your prompt reply bro, really appreciate it.

It will be an Outland application for my wife, i have seen many posts, in which people are asking to show POF, but there is no correct answer in the website though.
 

Prateek1193

Star Member
Jun 15, 2014
53
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Thanks for your prompt reply bro, really appreciate it.

It will be an Outland application for my wife, i have seen many posts, in which people are asking to show POF, but there is no correct answer in the website though.
It’s never a bad idea to show proof of funds. It is required if the spouse is on study permit. I would suggest show whatever funds you can as it will be supplementary document and make the case stronger.
 

azcuna

Star Member
Dec 3, 2018
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Proof of funds is not required for a spouse of a PGWP holder with a NOC O,A and B job.
You will need his/her job letter stating salary, NOC level, duties etc.
3 Pay stubs minimum.
Marriage certificate.
Copy of the PGWP.

Are you applying inland or Outland?
Hi Prateek, Thank you for your response as this is also my concern. Is it really true that I don't need to provide proof of funds? For example, I will just show that I have around 4,000CAD on my account? Would it be considered?
I am on my PGWP with NOC A job and 3 pay stubs already. Thank you
 

Prateek1193

Star Member
Jun 15, 2014
53
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Hi Prateek, Thank you for your response as this is also my concern. Is it really true that I don't need to provide proof of funds? For example, I will just show that I have around 4,000CAD on my account? Would it be considered?
I am on my PGWP with NOC A job and 3 pay stubs already. Thank you
Yes, you are correct. If you hold a NOC A job and pay slips then there is no need for POF. Any funds you show will just add to the strength of your case.
 

sandra.velosa

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Dec 6, 2018
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It’s never a bad idea to show proof of funds. It is required if the spouse is on study permit. I would suggest show whatever funds you can as it will be supplementary document and make the case stronger.
I agree. It is assumed that because, the individual is working they will have sufficient funds. This may not be the case for someone with a student visa. Nonetheless, providing POF will not hurt you.

Regards,
 

azcuna

Star Member
Dec 3, 2018
61
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Yes, you are correct. If you hold a NOC A job and pay slips then there is no need for POF. Any funds you show will just add to the strength of your case.
Thank you Prateek. Can I also ask what if I just applied for PGWP and didn't receive any approval yet. Can I apply for the SOWP for my wife? I didnt apply together with mine coz I just got a job and the pay slips
 

Prateek1193

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Jun 15, 2014
53
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Thank you Prateek. Can I also ask what if I just applied for PGWP and didn't receive any approval yet. Can I apply for the SOWP for my wife? I didnt apply together with mine coz I just got a job and the pay slips
Unfortunately no, you will need the PGWP in hand before you can apply for SWOP. I’m the mean time, collect other documents. Is your spouse in Canada right now?
 

azcuna

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Dec 3, 2018
61
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Unfortunately no, you will need the PGWP in hand before you can apply for SWOP. I’m the mean time, collect other documents. Is your spouse in Canada right now?
No, She is still back home. So I think I really have to wait for my work permit. I will also have to submit conversation and photos of marriage right? We just got married last February 2019
 

Creeper Roy

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Nov 4, 2017
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Proof of funds is not required for a spouse of a PGWP holder with a NOC O,A and B job.
You will need his/her job letter stating salary, NOC level, duties etc.
3 Pay stubs minimum.
Marriage certificate.
Copy of the PGWP.

Are you applying inland or Outland?
Hi
I have visitor visa. Is it recommended to go with flagpoling for SOWP with all these documents?
 

H_arman22

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May 14, 2019
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Do we need to show proof of funds for SPOUSE OPEN WORK PERMIT - If the sponsor is working on a NOC B job in Canada on a PGWP?

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Wouldnt the people working in a eligible NOC job have to show sufficient funds if they recently started the job?
Majority of workers are now paid bi-weekly. 3stubs is under 3months. Workers are on probation for 3months before getting permanently hired.
What if the job doesnt work out. There is no guarantee that they will find another job?
 

Prateek1193

Star Member
Jun 15, 2014
53
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Wouldnt the people working in a eligible NOC job have to show sufficient funds if they recently started the job?
Majority of workers are now paid bi-weekly. 3stubs is under 3months. Workers are on probation for 3months before getting permanently hired.
What if the job doesnt work out. There is no guarantee that they will find another job?
If you are working a NOC O, A or B job, then you need to show 3 pay stubs. No amount of funds will replace the requirement of 3 pay stubs. Yes bi-weekly, so 6 weeks not 3 months. It only matters to have the job at the time of application. In theory, you can loose the job within the next day of receiving SWOP. Keeping the job isn’t a requirement.
 

amjithtitus09

Newbie
Oct 1, 2019
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Hi,
If I'm an International student on student visa and if I want to apply for the SOWP for my wife, how much funds should I show in POF?
And when I get a PGWP, can I extend my wife's SOWP?