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Spouse Open Work Permit

NBtenny

Newbie
Dec 6, 2019
4
0
hi, i am new on the forum.
Can any one please help me out with SPOW? my wife is already in Canada as a full time student for 2 years and i am planning to apply for an open work permit. as it is stated that if a wife is a full time student then the sopouse can apply for an openwork permit to support her. so do i have to show any property ties in this case???

Can anyone please help me out?
 

canuck78

VIP Member
Jun 18, 2017
23,575
5,203
hi, i am new on the forum.
Can any one please help me out with SPOW? my wife is already in Canada as a full time student for 2 years and i am planning to apply for an open work permit. as it is stated that if a wife is a full time student then the sopouse can apply for an openwork permit to support her. so do i have to show any property ties in this case???

Can anyone please help me out?
You can apply but approval is not guaranteed. If your wife is coming to the end of her studies you should wait until she has a PGWP has a job in NOC 0, A or B and has 3 pay stubs.
 

Aneep Kumar

Hero Member
Mar 14, 2018
253
23
Ottawa
Most of the SOWP get rejection because they answer wrongly in The questionnaire of Come to Canada tool. The answer you choose is based on what your file is assessed. So answer them carefully.
 

NBtenny

Newbie
Dec 6, 2019
4
0
Most of the SOWP get rejection because they answer wrongly in The questionnaire of Come to Canada tool. The answer you choose is based on what your file is assessed. So answer them carefully.
sir thank u for your reply. but can you please let me know as to how much do i have to show as proof of funds if my wife is a full time student in cananada and i am applying via SOWP.
your reply can help me a lot in applying for the SOWP
 

Aneep Kumar

Hero Member
Mar 14, 2018
253
23
Ottawa
Minimum 7K whichever is greater.
sir thank u for your reply. but can you please let me know as to how much do i have to show as proof of funds if my wife is a full time student in cananada and i am applying via SOWP.
your reply can help me a lot in applying for the SOWP
 

savvyImperial

Newbie
Dec 14, 2019
9
0
What should i do, got this refusal third time.
Thank you for your interest in working in Canada. After careful review of your work permit application and supporting documentation under the International Mobility Program, I have determined that your application does not meet the requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) and Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR). I am refusing your application on the following grounds:
• I am not satisfied that you will leave Canada at the end of your stay, as stipulated in subsection 200(1) of the IRPR, based on the purpose of your visit.
• I am not satisfied that you will leave Canada at the end of your stay, as stipulated in subsection 200(1) of the IRPR, based on your personal assets and financial status.
• I am not satisfied that you will leave Canada at the end of your stay, as stipulated in subsection 200(1) of the IRPR, based on your family ties in Canada and in your country of residence.
Hi Kamal
Did you get a visa after that? If yes what all extra documents you provided because I got exact same reason for rejection recently.
please advise.
 

Kamalpreet123

Full Member
Oct 12, 2019
27
1
Hi Kamal
Did you get a visa after that? If yes what all extra documents you provided because I got exact same reason for rejection recently.
please advise.
No I didn’t apply after that yet. I don’t understand what to do. I applied for caipes note to know exact reason
 

meghdee

Star Member
May 1, 2019
141
57
Most of the SOWP get rejection because they answer wrongly in The questionnaire of Come to Canada tool. The answer you choose is based on what your file is assessed. So answer them carefully.
Can you explain the wrong answer in the questionnaire and what the correct answer should be for a spouse of international student.
 

Yose

Member
Nov 3, 2016
13
1
Have you ordered CAIPS? Unfortunately some will have to wait until PGWP for their spouses to come to Canada if they are able to get a job in NOC 0, A or B.
Hello, what did you mean by this? Why do some spouses need to wait until PGWP and not during study?
 

canuck78

VIP Member
Jun 18, 2017
23,575
5,203
Hello, what did you mean by this? Why do some spouses need to wait until PGWP and not during study?
Notes gives more details as to why someone was refused. SOWP is not guaranteed for spouses of international students. It says you can apply which confuses people. It doesn’t say that all spouses of international students will be approved. The exact criteria isn’t released but it seems a bit 50/50. The ability to support another person certainly factors into the decision. Anecdotally it seems like spouses of students doing more advanced degrees like masters and PhDs also have a better chance of being approved.