The immigration authority of Canada has started to invite applications for the Parent and Grandparent Program. Through this program, the permanent residents and citizens of Canada can sponsor their parents or/and grandparents for permanent residency in Canada.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) plan to invite ample sponsors to obtain 20,000 complete visa applications this year.
With all the benefits, this program includes the right to work and live in Canada without any restriction on time, location, or sector. Additionally, they also get publicly-funded health care services.
The first step towards sponsoring your parents or grandparents is to fill the interest to sponsor form. Prior to this, you ll get a confirmation number, which you have to keep safe for records and to check your eligibility. After reviewing the submission, IRCC sends out invitations to submit a complete application.
The second step is to check your e-mail for the application package, which includes:
If you are submitting the interest to sponsor form and you get an invitation to submit a completed visa application, then you can sponsor your parents and grandparents for becoming the permanent residents of Canada.
In the next step, IRCC processes your application, where immigration officers review your sponsorship application and rejects it, if:
If IRCC begins processing your application, they ll:
If you are applying for parents and grandparents sponsorship program Canada, you must:
To sponsor your parents and grandparents, you have to fulfill the following criteria:
Criteria for people living outside Quebec:
To sponsor a person, you have to promise that you ll financially support those people who you are sponsoring and Canada government takes it as an undertaking.
This undertaking obligates you to:
You and your sponsored parents and grandparents also need to submit sponsorship agreement, that means:
Following are the cases when you cannot make use of the Sponsorship program Canada, if:
You cannot be eligible to sponsor your parents or grandparents if you:
To know more about the parents or grandparents sponsorship program, you can visit Canada PR Avenue, an online Canada immigration guide for all the aspiring immigrants out there.
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