Preparing your case

​Find information on how to prepare for the most common types of appeals​.​

Services and information​

Sponsoring a spouse or partner (bad faith relationship)

Show that the relationship with your spouse or partner is genuine and not entered into to allow the person to immigrate to Canada​

Sponsoring parents or grandparents based on income

Show you had the required income when you applied to sponsor, or you have humanitarian and compassionate grounds​


Removal order based on misrepresentation

Show that you did not make a misrepresentation, or you have humanitarian and compassionate grounds ​

Removal order based on a criminal conviction in Canada

Show that you were not convicted of a serious crime or you have humanitarian and compassionate grounds ​

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Removal order based on residency obligation

Show you were in Canada for the required time or have an allowable reason for being out of Canada, or you have humanitarian and compassionate grounds ​

Residency obligation decision made outside Canada

Show you were in Canada for the required time or have an allowable reason for being out of Canada, or you have humanitarian and compassionate grounds ​