SAME-SEX COUPLES HAVE THE EQUAL RIGHTS
UNDER CANADIAN IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS
Spouses or common-law partners of Canadian citizens and
permanent residents, regardless of status, are able to apply
for permanent residence while remaining in Canada.
Same-sex marriage is legal in Canada. Spousal, common
law, and conjugal same-sex partner applications are treated
and processed in the same manner. Immigration Canada
evaluates all relationships for their genuineness.
Canada differs from most other nations by offering
same-sex and opposite-sex couples equal rights for
Both marriage and common-law partnerships (opposite-sex
and same-sex) are legally recognized in Canada for purposes
of federal benefits and obligations (Modernization of
Benefits and Obligations Act, June 2000). Canadian
Immigration legislation conforms to this law.
Common-law and married same-sex couples can apply for
Permanent Residence Status in Canada, as well as Canadian
citizens and Permanent Residents can sponsor their same-sex
partners. In all cases meeting eligibility criteria applies.
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