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Marriage Between a Canadian and a Foreigner => Filipino Marriage => Topic started by: Allen Dick on February 18, 2015, 05:00:43 PM

Title: marriage to canadian while here on tourist visa
Post by: Allen Dick on February 18, 2015, 05:00:43 PM
my filipina online girlfriend is being sponsored for a tourist visa by her grandmother who is here in canada.  would she be able to marry me while here?
Title: Re: marriage to canadian while here on tourist visa
Post by: Riley Haas on February 19, 2015, 10:06:34 AM
Yes, you can marry hear. And then you need to sponsor her so she can stay. It's called "Inland" sponsorship, and it takes longer than the alternative, "overseas sponsorship". So the good news is that she can then apply for a work permit, which could be approved in as little as 4-6 weeks.