CANADA – Government Eliminates Conditional Permanent Residence for Certain Spouses and Revises Age Threshold for Dependents

Effective 28 April, 2017, the Government of Canada has removed the condition that applied to some sponsored spouses or partners of Canadian citizens and permanent residents to live with their sponsor for two years in order to keep their permanent resident status.

Effective 24 October 2017, the Canadian government will reset the age of dependency back to “under 22”.

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CANADA – Government Eliminates Conditional Permanent Residence for Certain Spouses and Revises Age Threshold for Dependents

This alert was prepared using information provided by Kranc Associates and the Government of Canada.