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Fiance visa for a insternational student in Canada

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my fiance is filipina with a philippines passport in canada on a student visa. i would like to file for a fiance visa for her. what would be the challenges of that? and is that gonna be a problem because she's in canada and not in the philippines? and what would be my first step?

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Weren't you just posting about getting her a tourist visa? So now it's a fiance visa you're interested in?

 

 


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You can do that without issue (unless there is some stipulation in the Philippines I'm not aware of so maybe check on the regional forums for that). The biggest challenge will probably be whether or not she needs to apply from the Philippines or Canada ("from" meaning essentially where she would have to do medical and interview). She can apply as Canadian applicant as long as she has legal status, not sure if student visa would qualify, but it might... There is occasionally more scrutiny in Canada on non-citizens but it seems to happen more often with applicants from high-fraud countries or certain education/vocational backgrounds. 


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