Canadian Spousal Sponsorship

The end goal of spousal sponsorship is to obtain permanent residence for the spouse, common-law partner, or conjugal partner of a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or Indian under the Canadian Indian Act.

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Your Next Chapter

“I love planning my dream future with the love of my life, including the stress of feeling trapped in the immigration void, waiting and wondering if I could have submitted a better application.”

^^Yeah—no. That's not exactly what you had in mind when you dreamt up the perfect future for your life together, is it?

But what is worse: 

  • The confusion of what is supposed to be a “straight-forward process”? 
  • The anxiety of waiting to see if your application will be rejected (or even worse, if it will be rejected again)?
  • The inability to make BIG plans (like a moving date or traveling to see family or starting a family)?

You are ready for the next chapter...

You’ve spent hours at a cafe, learning more than you ever wanted to know about the spousal sponsorship immigration process - when all you really want to do is to have the time to focus on the exciting stuff like….

  • wedding planning, or... 
  • ... that beautiful new home you’re moving into…
  • ... or starting a family.

You’re tired of second-guessing your progress:

  • Am I filling out the right forms?
  • Is my evidence good enough?
  • Is my application as good as it can possibly be?
  • Am I missing anything?

You want to save time and have peace of mind knowing that your very best possible application was submitted. No more wondering if you could have done something better. 

Say goodbye to:

  • The anxiety of wondering if your spousal sponsorship application included all the necessary documents;
  • The stress of having your application rejected;
  • Not having anyone to turn to for all your questions and concerns.

Because with thousands of spousal sponsorship applications submitted to IRCC each quarter, it is important to have the confidence that your spousal sponsorship to Canada application is solid.

What You Can Expect

Sisu Legal’s Spousal Sponsorship Service is a done-for-you service that allows you to save time, energy, and stress. It offers proven systems and strategies to present your best possible spousal sponsorship application.

Our lawyers have personally gone through the immigration system with their families.

They know exactly what it feels like to wait for a permanent residence approval letter so you can finally begin your next chapter.

They get how important it is for your future together. They can anticipate the questions you will have. 

They are obsessed with efficiency - using systems, processes and technologies to avoid errors. 

This Service Will:

  • Guide you through the process - includes checklists, a client portal, and a kanban-style visual board that allows you to track the process;
  • Ensure you understand everything and that all your questions are answered quickly; and
  • Support you with any difficulties encountered along the way.

When you unwrap the way this service works, here’s an overview of what you’ll get …

A Strategic Plan 

This service will include an initial meeting with an immigration lawyer to discuss your goals, your relationship, your concerns, and to answer any questions you have. We will go over the timeline of when you hope to submit your petition and we will guide you through the process. Never worry about googling your questions and getting misleading answers ever again.

An Execution Strategy 

A plan is nothing without execution. You’ll get a customized, country-specific checklist so you can start gathering the best possible evidence for your spousal sponsorship application. We will make document-collection as painless as possible with a customized upload link and a secured shared folder that you can add to, whenever is most convenient for you. 

Attention to Detail - Always

When it comes to forms, we got checks and balances along the way to ensure nothing gets missed. You’ll get simple questionnaires that you can fill online, and we will do all the heavy lifting behind the scenes. We have systems, processes, and technology in place to help reduce any chance of errors. 

Support - Reach out anytime you get stuck 

Schedule a call or email with your questions - whenever, no extra charge. You can always expect a response within 1 business day. However, the goal is to anticipate as many of your questions as possible and provide you with lots of resources and information so that you always have a clear picture of what comes next. 

The waiting time for your spousal sponsorship application to be processed can feel never-ending. During this time, the goal is to make sure you are informed of any updates and to set realistic expectations.

Your Investment

Your Investment for Sisu Legal’s Spousal Sponsorship Service:

Milestone Plan - 3 Payments 

  • $1,734 upon signing
  • $1,734 upon draft application presented
  • $1,734 prior to submission

One-time Payment: $5,200

Is it worth the cost?

A done-for-you service will save you time, energy and frustration.

You can continue to use google and the answers of a friend of a friend to learn everything there is to know about immigration law, the regulations, and the process, or... 

You can go back to spending your time and energy on the enjoyable (and more exciting aspects) of planning your life together with your soulmate. 

With proven systems and strategies to present your best possible spousal sponsorship application, stop wondering about what you could have done better. 

Let’s give you peace of mind that your very best possible immigration application will be submitted.

Snapshot of our Process

Here's a snapshot of our process:

Step 1 

Schedule a Strategy Session

This will allow us to get to know each other and figure out if we are a good fit. If you decide to move forward within 30 days of your consultation, the consultation becomes free.

Step 2 

After you agree that we are a good fit, it is time to come up with a tailored  plan and execute. We will go over strategy and a roadmap of how to gather the best evidence, what affidavits are required, and how to put together flawless forms.

Step 3 

Amazing—now that we are almost there, we will put your entire application through an  error-proofing review system and discuss how it can be made even better. No cutting corners here.

Please note, to keep up with our high service standards, there are limited spots available each month.


  • You will have step-by-step guidance and will not be left wondering what comes next;
  • You will have a lawyer on-call to answer any and all questions along the way - whenever, at no extra charge;
  • Your case will be processed with efficiency - using systems, processes and technologies to avoid errors;
  • Your best possible spousal sponsorship application. You will NOT be left wondering if you could have done something better.
  • You will never feel like you’re just “another case”. We genuinely care, because we have been in your position before.

We've Been in Your Shoes

And just who are we?

We are on a mission to help cross-border couples overcome their U.S. immigration struggles so they can build their lives together in Canada.

Not too long ago, Emilia was in your shoes, SO ready to start the next chapter with her soulmate. The only thing in the way was an immigration barrier and what felt like an endless void of waiting. She felt uncertain and confused through the process until she mastered it.

And now? She wants to help make the process as painless and smooth as possible so that you can focus on the really exciting things of planning a future with your person (maybe it’s a new house, starting a family, or your next adventure). 

The lawyers at Sisu Legal are obsessed with efficiency -  using systems, processes and technologies to avoid errors. Most importantly, they want to help you present your best possible spousal sponsorship application.

This is how to start your next adventure - by doing everything possible so that your application is approved. 

And that, my friend, is why we created a solution ...

A Perfect Match ♥

How to know if you’re a perfect match for our Spousal Sponsorship Service:

  • You would rather invest money than time; 
  • You want someone who can handle any hiccups along the way;
  • You want someone else to worry about the attention to detail, precision, and organization;
  • You understand that time is a non-renewable resource. You do not have time to do it all yourself;
  • You are tired of trying to figure it out on your own and want to spend your time doing what you do best instead;
  • You do not want to risk messing the application up and would prefer to have guidance every step of the way;
  • Above all else, you want the peace of mind that comes from knowing you submitted your best possible spousal sponsorship application.

Are you ready? Let's talk. 


Here’s what others have asked before working with us: 

What if we are not married yet? 

You can still sponsor your significant other as a common-law spouse or a conjugal partner. 

common-law partner means a person who has been living in a conjugal relationship with another person, continuously, for at least one year.  

conjugal partner means a person who is living outside Canada, in a conjugal relationship with a sponsor for at least one year, and could not live with the sponsor as a couple because of reasons beyond their control (eg. immigration barrier, religious reason or sexual orientation. 

Yikes, I just don’t think I can spend that right now! Isn’t there a longer payment plan?

Yes, we offer other payment options, depending on circumstances. However, keep in mind that we will not be able to submit the application on your behalf until the payment is made in full. You will also want to save for the government’s filing fees required for the application which can start from $1,050 - $1,305. 

What if I tried to do it myself and later received a procedural fairness letter, can you help? 

Sometimes, that is possible. It depends on each particular case. Our full-service clients take priority and our schedule does not always permit this. However, you can always check-in and we can give you more details. Please note that the fee to respond to a PFL is the same as the full-service fee for a marriage petition application (because they often take the same amount or more time to fix all the errors and red-flags). 

Do you offer refunds?

We do not offer any refunds, but you are not obligated to continue working with us. If you are not satisfied with our services, you can cancel your program at any time and will only be charged based on actual work completed on your file.

I have more questions, how do I get in touch?

You can email us or schedule a strategy session

I am not ready yet but want to learn more. Where can I find more information? 

Check out the "How to Sponsor your Spouse to Canada" Blog Series:

Part 1 - Who is eligible to be sponsored and who may sponsor

Part 2 - Where to Start - Gathering Evidence and Documents Required

Part 3 - Translating Documents - Who, What, How

Part 4 - Planning Ahead - Strategies for Inland vs Outland Sponsorship Applications