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IMM 5690 (10-2019) E
DOCUMENTS LIST Format PNC QSW
Certificat de Sélection du Québec (CSQ) for applicant and all accompanying family members who will reside in
the province of Quebec
Confirmation of Nomination from the Province that nominated you. Depending on which Province has
nominated you, confirmation of nomination could be a nomination approval letter or other confirmation of
nomination from the province.
Proof of Language Proficiency
Since July 1, 2012, most applicants to Provincial/Territorial Nominee classes in semi or low-skilled professions
that fall under National Occupation Classification (NOC) skill level C and D are required to complete a language
proficiency test from one of the following designated agencies:
• IELTS (General Training test only),
• CELPIP (General test only), and/or
You must include a copy of your language test results with your application to CIC.
Identity and Civil Status Documents
You must provide the following documents for you and your spouse or common-law partner:
• birth certificates;
• legal documents showing name or date of birth changes (if applicable);
• marriage certificate(s), final divorce or annulment certificate(s). If married more than once, include certificates
from each marriage and divorce or annulment you, your spouse or common-law partner have had;
• death certificate for former spouse(s) or common-law partner(s) (if applicable);
• national IDs, family/household registry/book (if applicable);
• if you have a common-law partner, complete and include the Statutory Declaration of Common-Law Union
(IMM 5409 – original) and provide evidence that you have cohabitated with your partner for a period of at least
12 continuous months. Provide the following documents listing both your names, for example:
• copies of joint bank account statements,
• copies of leases,
• utility bills, etc.
Children's Information (if applicable)
• children's birth certificates (which name their parents);
• adoption papers issued by recognized national authorities showing the legal, approved adoption of adopted
• proof of full custody for children under the age of 18 and proof that the children may be removed from the
jurisdiction of the court;
• if the other parent of your children is not accompanying you to Canada, you must submit a signed Statutory
Declaration from Non-Accompanying Parent/Guardian for Minors Immigrating to Canada (IMM 5604 - original).
You must submit one form for each child and a copy of the non-accompanying parent's photo ID showing their
If your child's age was locked in before August 1
2014, also submit:
• proof of continuous full-time studies of all dependent children aged 22 or over, including:
• complete school records/transcripts since attaining age 22;
• letters from the schools indicating the number of hours of classes attended per day, and the number of days
attended per week;
• proof of full financial support by parents since reaching age 22.
Police Certificates and Clearances
You must get a police certificate from each country or territory where you have lived for six or more months in a
row since the age of 18. You are strongly encouraged to submit your police certificates with your application to the
CIO. If you are unable to obtain all the necessary police certificates, you may still send your application to the CIO
without them. However, we strongly recommend that you take steps to obtain your police certificates now to avoid
future delays. You must be ready to submit them when requested by an officer.
Note: Police certificates are generally considered to be valid for one year from date of issue; therefore depending
on the processing time of your application, you may be requested to submit new certificates.
Include two (2) photos for each member of your family, whether accompanying or not, and yourself. Follow the
instructions provided in the section How to Complete the Forms of the application guide and in Appendix A:
Photo Specifications. Photos must have been taken within six (6) months before application submission.
On the back of one (1) of the photographs, write the name and date of birth of the person who appears in the
photo as well as the date the photo was taken. Leave the other photograph blank.