Will Divorce Affect Federal Skilled Worker Program Application?

Question: My family has just submitted an application to Canada’s Federal Skilled Worker program. Recently, however, my husband and I got a divorce. Will this have a bearing on the outcome of our application? Will my children still be able to come with me to Canada?

Answer: Yes, this will affect your application, assuming you are the principal applicant and claimed points for your former spouse’ education or adaptability. Since you are now divorced, you need to deduct those points from your assessment score. If you remain eligible on the merit of your own qualifications, then you can proceed with your application. If not, expect a refusal.

On the other hand, If you are not the principal applicant, your application with your former spouse can continue, but you now have a choice to apply on your own.

Regarding your children, you will be able to bring them to Canada if the custody agreement so allows, and if you are able to secure a letter of no objection from your former spouse.

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  1. I hooe everthing is well with you. I badly need your advice on this situation that i am in. I broke up with my common law partner and no plans of getting back together. We have a brand new car that we got under td financing. My problem is that my ex common law pArtner wants to give back to car to td and i learned that uita gonna ruin our credit record since were both in the loan. I tried to talk to other banks hoping i could do refinance it but i learbed that i dont quAlify foe a loan since im only a temporary contract worker. Living us no option but to give back the car to TD and risk iut credit history.MY MILLION DOLLAR QUESTION IS: would my credit history affect the decision for A CANADA PERMANENT RESIDENT APPLICATION??? I havent submitted an application becAuse im stoll wAitnf for my promotion. But im certainly applying in the right time because i have baby and i intend to gibe her tw best life here. Pleas, im anticipating for your reply. Thank you so much.

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