Many people hear about individuals sponsoring their husband or wife, children, or parents. However, what if you don’t have familial ties to someone you want to bring over? For many people, certain relationships are not accepted by their home countries. So how does one sponsor a domestic partner that is not a spouse?
In order to sponsor someone at all, you must meet certain requirements, as laid out on the Canada.com site. There are other situational criteria as well, but the general guidelines for eligibility are that you must be: