In the year 2016, IRCC or Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada announced the commitment to it to the most spousal sponsorship application within the time-frame of 12 month mentions the immigration lawyer Toronto. This is going to reduce the process time to a significant aspect. Presently, outside Canada applications are taking an average of 18 months for processing and also the inside Canada application which might take 24 hours or more.
New Application Forms
Along with the new processing commitment, IRCC is also known to have released an up-to-date application process. From now on, there is going to be only one application package for inside and outside Canada spousal sponsorship application. This simply means that you will need the same forms for the all the visa offices.
The forms have also been updated. For example, the relationship questionnaire will not have fewer questions than before. Moreover, the background information of the application will now have to be submitted upfront. You can either upload it online within one month of obtaining an acknowledgement receipt or submit it through mail.
Immigration lawyer Toronto mentions that there is one simplified application guide along with a checklist for the documents which depends on whether you are sponsoring your common-law partner, married spouse, dependent child, or conjugal partner. This new checklist if more interactive since you will have to answer the questions and also follow the instructions which are based on the responses. There are going to be some additional documents that the visa office will need. However, in order to be sure, you have to check for the country specific requirements on webpage of IRCC application kit.