The total processing time for this application is estimated to be 8-10 months, with potential variations depending on individual cases.
The main applicant will be entitled to all the facilities and benefits accorded to immigrants, such as reduced education fees and access to free medical services. Children of the main applicant are eligible for free schooling, and there are subsidized opportunities for higher education in college or university. The main applicant will attain Permanent Residency (PR) status directly through this process.
The principal applicant must be a minimum of 18 years old and possess a valid passport. A medical report is required as part of the application. A police clearance certificate is necessary for the application. Submission of documents demonstrating the genuine relationship between the principal applicant and their spouse is a key requirement.