Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Citoyenneté et Immigration Canada

IMMIGRATION

Table of Contents
Appendix A: Document Checklist Appendix B: Police Certificates/Clearances Appendix C: Photo Specifications Appendix D: Medical Instructions

Canada
Family Class

Sponsorship of parents, grandparents, adopted children and other relatives Visa Office Specific Instructions

Paris

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Appendix A Checklist
Assemble all your documents as listed. Check ( ) each applicable item on the checklist and attach the checklist to your documents (a paper clip will do). Send photocopies of all documents, unless instructed otherwise. The Engagement, if you intend to live in the province of Québec, and the police certificates, must be originals. If your documents are not in English or French, send a notarized (certified) translation with a copy of the originals.
1. IMMIGRANT FORMS Check that they are complete and, where applicable, signed: Application for Permanent Residence. - This form is completed by you, the principal applicant. Schedule 1. - You and each of your family members 18 years of age or older must complete their own copy of the form Schedule 1 - Background/Declaration. Supplementary Information – Your travels. - This form is provided at the end of this Appendix and must be completed by you, the principal applicant. Additional Family Information. - You and each of your family members 18 years of age or older must complete their own copy of this form. Use of a Representative. - If you want us to deal with a representative on your behalf, be sure you have completed and signed the Use of a Representative form (IMM 5476). Make sure that the spelling of your family name and given names is the same as the spelling in your passport. If you were born in a country that is not a member of the European Union or Switzerland, please attach a photocopy of your application form. 2. IDENTITY AND CIVIL STATUS DOCUMENTS National identity card, birth certificate, marriage certificate, annulment, final divorce decree, certificate of legal separation for yourself and your spouse or common-law spouse, and death certificate for your former spouse if applicable. You must inform us immediately of any change in your marital status, whether before or after having received the visa. CHILDREN’S INFORMATION Birth certificates including parents’ names; adoption papers for adopted dependent children; in the case of divorced or separated parents, a court document indicating custody of the children; proof of continuous, full-time studies for all dependent children aged 22 years or over; complete school records/transcripts since attaining age 22, and proof of full financial support by parents since reaching age 22. You must inform us immediately of any change in family composition. TRAVEL DOCUMENTS AND PASSPORTS Photocopy of every page of passports or travel documents for you, your spouse or common-law spouse and dependent children. If you live in a country other than your country of citizenship, attach a copy of your visa or residency permit for the country where you currently reside. Please note that all prospective immigrants must hold a valid regular passport; diplomatic, official, service or public affairs passports are not valid for immigration to Canada. 5. PROOF OF RELATIONSHIP IN CANADA Proof of relationship to your sponsor in Canada, such as birth, adoption, marriage certificates, and proof of that person’s status in Canada: photocopy of the Record of Landing (IMM 1000) or proof of Canadian Citizenship such as photocopy of pages of a Canadian passport or Canadian Citizenship card.

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POLICE CERTIFICATES AND CLEARANCES Original police certificates from each country in which you and everyone in your family aged 18 years or over have resided, six months or longer, since reaching 18 years of age. ENGAGEMENT The original of the Engagement if your intention is to reside in the province of Québec. PHOTO REQUIREMENTS Supply five (5) recent photos for each member of your family and yourself. Follow the instructions in your guide (see Photos in section on completing the Application for Permanent Residence in Canada) and in Appendix C: Photo Specifications.

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Mailing your application
Place all your documents in a sealed envelope and mail them to: Immigration Service Canadian Embassy 35, avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris, France

Processing times in Paris
Processing times can vary considerably depending on the following main factors: your rapidity in providing us with the information or documents requested, the need to undergo additional medical examinations, various internal verification procedures, postal delays and finally, the number of applications we have to process. It is not necessary or useful to contact us to enquire about the status of your application. Such calls or letters add to our work load and cause delays in the processing of all applications, including yours; however, you may write to us if you have new information to give us (especially in the case of a change of address, marital status or family composition). Finally we advise you against trying to contact us by telephone as our files are confidential and their content cannot be discussed over the phone. In case of an emergency, you may leave a message on our voice message system by dialling: (33-1) 44.43.29.16.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

Your travels
The principal applicant must complete this form. If there is not enough space to provide all the necessary information, use an extra sheet of paper. Print your name and the form's title on the additional sheet. FOR OFFICE USE ONLY 1 - Your full name Family name

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Given name(s)

2 - List all trips you, and if applicable, your family members have taken outside your country of origin or of residence in the last ten years (or since your 18th birthday if this was less than ten years ago). Include all trips: tourism, business, training, etc. If you or your family member did not travel outside of your country during this period, check "did not travel". For example:

04-2004

04-2004

6 days

Madrid, Spain

Business

a) You From
M Y M

did not travel To
Y

Length

Destination (City and country)

Purpose of travel

b) Your spouse or common-law partner From
M Y M

did not travel Length Destination (City and country) Purpose of travel

To
Y

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c) Your dependent child 18 years old or older Given name(s)

did not travel

From
M Y M

To
Y

Length

Destination (City and country)

Purpose of travel

d) Your dependent child 18 years old or older Given name(s)

did not travel

From
M Y M

To
Y

Length

Destination (City and country)

Purpose of travel

e) Your dependent child 18 years old or older Given name(s)

did not travel

From
M Y M

To
Y

Length

Destination (City and country)

Purpose of travel

The information you provide on this form is collected under the authority of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and will be used for the purpose of assessing your application for permanent residence according to the requirements of the Act. It will be retained in Personal Information Bank CIC PPU 039 entitled Overseas Immigration Case File identified in Infosource. It may be shared with other organizations in accordance with the consistent use of information under the Privacy Act. Under the Privacy Act and the Access to Information Act individuals have the right to protection of and access to their personal information. Details on these matters are available at infosource.gc.ca and through the Citizenship and Immigration Call Centre. Infosource is also available in Canadian public libraries.

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Appendix B Obtaining Police Certificates/Clearances
You, as well as your family members 18 years of age or over, must provide us with a police certificate issued within the last three months by the authorities of each country in which you have lived for six (6) months or more since reaching the age of 18. Please see the table below for the address of the authorities and/or specific instructions for certain countries. For other countries, you should apply to the police station, Ministry of Justice or of the Interior, as applicable. If fingerprints are required, please present the G50 document attached to the authorities concerned.

Country-Specific Addresses and Instructions
ALGERIA You must provide the Bulletin no 3 issued by the local police office. Ministère de la Justice Casier judiciaire central Boulevard Waterloo, 115 1000 Bruxelles Applicants living in France, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia or Libya do not have to obtain fingerprints and police certificates from the RCMP. However, in certain cases these are required. The Embassy will contact you individually to give you specific insructions on how to proceed should it be necessary. Applicants living in other countries (not listed above) must have their complete fingerprints taken at a local police station and send them to the RCMP at the address below. Please include a letter with the following information: family and given names (including maiden name and, if applicable, the name in original script - Arabic, Chinese or other script), sex, date and place of birth, nationality and all addresses (giving precise dates) during your stay in Canada. You must mention in your letter that you are applying for immigration to Canada. Applicants now living in Canada temporarily must have their complete fingerprints taken at a local police station and send them to the RCMP at the address below with the information listed in the above paragraph: RCMP/GRC Identification Services/Service de l’Identification 1200 Vanier Parkway Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R2 Canada Send a letter at the address below with the following information: family and given names (including maiden name if applicable), sex, date and place of birth, and current address. You must include a photocopy of your Identity Card. Casier judiciaire national F-44079 Nantes Cedex 1 From the local police station. You must provide the Fiche anthropométrique, issued by the local police office. In major cities, apply to the Centro de identifcaçao civil e criminal. In smaller centres, apply to the Judicial Delegation or the local court.

BELGIUM

CANADA

FRANCE

LUXEMBOURG MOROCCO PORTUGAL

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SPAIN

Ministerio de Justicia Registro central de penados y rebeldes Calle de San Bernardo, 45 28015 Madrid Foreigners who no longer reside in Spain must contact their Embassy in Madrid. The Embassy must make the application on their behalf. Bureau central suisse de police 3003 Berne You must provide the Bulletin no 3 issued by the local police office.

SWITZERLAND TUNISIA

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EMBASSY OF CANADA Immigration Section 35, avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris – France Phone: (33.1) 44.43.29.16 Fax: (33.1) 44.43.29.93 Minitel: 3615 CANADA Internet: www.amb-canada.fr

AMBASSADE DU CANADA Service de l’immigration 35, avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris – France Téléphone : (33.1) 44.43.29.16 Télécopie : (33.1) 44.43.29.93

To whom it may concern:

As part of the formalities established by the Canadian immigration services, applicants must submit a police certificate issued by the authorities of each country in which they have resided. In certain countries, fingerprints are required in order to obtain the certificate. The Immigration section of the Canadian Embassy in Paris kindly requests that the competent authorities take the fingerprints of the bearer of this letter on the form which accompanies. Please note that the person must present a satisfactory identification document such as a passport, residence permit or other. The Immigration section of the Canadian Embassy thanks the authorities concerned for their cooperation.

G50FA (03/97)

EMBASSY OF CANADA Immigration Section 35, avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris – France Phone: (33.1) 44.43.29.16 Fax: (33.1) 44.43.29.93 Minitel: 3615 CANADA Internet: www.amb-canada.fr . To whom it may concern:

AMBASSADE DU CANADA Service de l’immigration 35, avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris – France Téléphone : (33.1) 44.43.29.16 Télécopie : (33.1) 44.43.29.93

As part of the formalities established by the Canadian immigration services, applicants must submit a police certificate issued by the authorities of each country in which they have resided. In certain countries, fingerprints are required in order to obtain the certificate. The Immigration section of the Canadian Embassy in Paris kindly requests that the competent authorities take the fingerprints of the bearer of this letter on the form which accompanies. Please note that the person must present a satisfactory identification document such as a passport, residence permit or other. The Immigration section of the Canadian Embassy thanks the authorities concerned for their cooperation.

Belgique
Localité : ___________________________________ Date : ________________________ Je, soussigné(e), ______________________________________________________________
(Nom) (tous les prénoms)

sollicite de Monsieur le Ministre de la Justice l’obtention d’un extrait de mon Casier Judiciaire. Ce document est requis de toute personne âgée de plus de 18 ans par les Autorités diplomatiques du Canada à Paris pour une demande de résidence permanente au Canada.

Date de naissance : ____________________ Lieu de naissance : ____________________ Demeurant à : ______________________ rue no : _________________________________ État civil : __________________________ Époux/Épouse de : _______________________ Signature : _________________________________________________________________ VU à la Maison communale de : _______________________________________________ Pour légalisation de la signature de : ___________________________________________

_______________________________________ BOURGMESTRE OU ÉCHEVIN DÉLÉGUÉ

EMBASSY OF CANADA Immigration Section 35, avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris – France Phone: (33.1) 44.43.29.16 Fax: (33.1) 44.43.29.93 Minitel: 3615 CANADA Internet: www.amb-canada.fr To whom it may concern:

AMBASSADE DU CANADA Service de l’immigration 35, avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris – France Téléphone : (33.1) 44.43.29.16 Télécopie : (33.1) 44.43.29.93

As part of the formalities established by the Canadian immigration services, applicants must submit a police certificate issued by the authorities of each country in which they have resided. In certain countries, fingerprints are required in order to obtain the certificate. The Immigration section of the Canadian Embassy in Paris kindly requests that the competent authorities take the fingerprints of the bearer of this letter on the form which accompanies. Please note that the person must present a satisfactory identification document such as a passport, residence permit or other. The Immigration section of the Canadian Embassy thanks the authorities concerned for their cooperation.

Belge
Gemeente: ________________________________ Datum: _________________________ Ik, ondergetekende, ____________________________________________________________
(Naam) (alle voornamen)

verzoek eerbiedig de Heer Minister van Justitie een uittreksel uit mijn Strafregister te mogen ontvangen. Dit dokument wordt voor een aanvraag tot blijvende vestiging in Canada door de Canadese Diplomatieke Overheden te Paris vereist van ieder persoon boven de 18 jaar.

Geboortedatum: __________________________ Geboorteplaats: __________________ Wonende te: _____________________________ straat nr: ________________________ Burgerlijke Stand: _________________________ Echtgenoot(e)van: _______________ Handtekening: ____________________________________________________________ GEZIEN op het Gemeentehuis van: ___________________________________________ Voor legalisatie van de handtekening van: _____________________________________

_______________________________________ BURGEMEESTER OF AFGEVAARDIGDE SCHEPEN

EMBASSY OF CANADA Immigration Section 35, avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris – France Phone: (33.1) 44.43.29.16 Fax: (33.1) 44.43.29.93 Minitel: 3615 CANADA Internet: www.amb-canada.fr

AMBASSADE DU CANADA Service de l’immigration 35, avenue Montaigne 75008 Paris – France Téléphone : (33.1) 44.43.29.16 Télécopie : (33.1) 44.43.29.93

To Whom it May Concern As part of the formalities established by the Canadian immigration services, applicants must submit a police certificate issued by the authorities of each country in which they have resided. In certain countries, fingerprints are required in order to obtain the certificate. The Immigration section of the Canadian Embassy in Paris kindly requests that the competent authorities take the fingerprints of the bearer of this letter on the form which accompanies. Please note that the person must present a satisfactory identification document such as a passport, residence permit or other. The Immigration section of the Canadian Embassy thanks the authorities concerned for their cooperation.

Luxembourg
Localité : ___________________________________ Date : ________________________ Je, soussigné(e), ________________________________________________ sollicite l’obtention d’un
(Nom) (tous les prénoms)

extrait de mon Casier Judiciaire. Ce document est requis de toute personne âgée de plus de 18 ans par les Autorités diplomatiques du Canada à Paris pour une demande de résidence permanente au Canada. Date de naissance : _______________ Lieu de naissance : ____________________ Demeurant à : ______________________ rue no : _________________________________ État civil : __________________________ Époux/Épouse de : _______________________ Signature : _________________________________________________________________ VU à la Maison communale de : _______________________________________________ Pour légalisation de la signature de : ___________________________________________

___________________________________________ BOURGMESTRE OU ÉCHEVIN DÉLÉGUÉ

Appendix C Photo Specifications
Notes to the applicant
TAKE THIS WITH YOU TO THE PHOTOGRAPHER • • Immigration photographs are not the same as passport photographs. Make sure that you provide the correct number of photographs specified in the Checklist.

Notes to the photographer
The photographs must:
• • • show a full front view of the person’s head and shoulders showing full face centred in the middle of the photograph; have a plain white background; be identical (black and white or colour) produced from the same untouched negative, or exposed simultaneously by a split-image or multi-lens camera;

The photographs must:
• • measure between 25 mm and 35 mm (1” and 1 3/8”) from chin to crown have a 35 mm x 45 mm (1 3/8” x 1 3/4”) finished size

Max. 35 mm (1 3/8”)

35 mm (1 3/8”)

45 mm (1 3/4”)

Min. 25 mm (1”)

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Appendix D Medical Instructions
A medical examination is obligatory for yourself, your spouse or common-law partner and your dependent children, even if they are not accompanying you to Canada. If you are a divorced or separated parent, a minor child of whom you have joint or sole custody is considered your dependent child, even if he or she usually lives with the other parent and is not accompanying you to Canada. Canadian immigration law defines as inadmissible to Canada a person who is suffering from any disease, disorder, disability or other health impairment as a result of the nature, severity or probable duration of which, in the opinion of a medical officer concurred with by at least one other medical officer, they are or are likely to be a danger to public health or to public safety, or their admission would cause or might reasonably be expected to cause excessive demands on health or social services. If your family member is inadmissable, you will also be inadmissible. You will receive the forms and instructions for the medical examination, as well as the list of designated doctors in your country of residence, when a positive selection decision is made (usually at the time of the interview or when the decision is made to waive the interview). It is up to you to make an appointment with the doctor of your choice. You are also responsible for paying all the fees for the examination. The permanent resident visa has the same validity as the medical results, that is, 12 months from the date of the first examination or test.

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