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IMM 5409 (04-2015) E
PROTECTED WHEN COMPLETED -
STATUTORY DECLARATION OF COMMON-LAW UNION
(DISPONIBLE EN FRANÇAIS - IMM 5409 F)
Choose person's title from one of the following:
My common-law partner and I:
a) Have jointly signed a residential
lease, mortgage or purchase
agreement relating to a
residence in which we both live.
b) Jointly own property other than
c) Have joint bank, trust, credit
union or charge card accounts.
d) Have declared our common-law
union under the Canadian
Income Tax Act. (T-1 "General -
Individual Income Tax Return")
I have life insurance on myself which names
my common-law partner as beneficiary.
My common-law partner has life insurance on
him/herself which names me as beneficiary.
If none of the above sections applies, what other documentary evidence do you have that would indicate your relationship as common-law partners?
We make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing it to be true, and knowing that it is of the same force and effect as if made under oath.
Information to be provided on the Statutory Declaration of Common-law Union is collected under the authority of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and is required to determine your eligibility or that of
your partner with respect to an application for sponsorship, an application for permanent residence or an application for temporary residence. It may be used to enforce any provisions of the Act or its
regulations and may be provided to provincial authorities pursuant to federal/provincial information exchange agreements. Information you provide on this form will be stored in Personal Information Banks CIC
PPU 013 (Sponsors of immigrants), CIC PPU 015 (Immigration case files), CIC PPU 051 (Foreign students records and case file), CIC PPU 053 (Permanent resident data system), CIC PPU 054 (Foreign
workers records and case file). It is protected and accessible under the provisions of the Privacy Act and the Access to Information Act. Instructions for obtaining information are provided in InfoSource, a copy
of which is located in all Citizenship and Immigration offices.
NoYes Yes No Yes No Yes No
Yes No Yes No
Name of declarant
Name of declarant's partner
Declared before me at (City, Town, Village)
in the province/state/territory of in (country)
this day of of the year
Name of the person who administered the declaration
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In the matter of an application made pursuant to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and Regulations and in the matter of common-law union,
(name of declarant) (name of declarant's partner)
(name of city, town, village) (name of province, state, territory)(if applicable)
(name of country) (number of years)
Date (YYYY-MM-DD) Date (YYYY-MM-DD)
Signature of declarant
Signature of declarant's partner
Signature of the person who administered the declaration
We, and of
county of in in the country of
, solemnly declare that we have cohabited in a conjugal relationship for continuous year(s) from
Commissioner of Oaths
Commissioner of Taking Affidavits