Reunification of families is on the priority list of the Canadian government. If you’re a permanent resident or a Canadian citizen with family members wishing to migrate to Canada, it’s time to sponsor them for Canadian Permanent Residency. Canada has many immigration programs which give Canadian Residents the chance to live together with their family members in Canada.
Eligibility Criteria for Family Sponsorship
To become a sponsor:
The applicant must be 18+ years old:
The family member you sponsor must sign a sponsoring agreement requiring you to pay for financial support to your loved one in the event of need.
Permanent residents must make every effort to assist themselves and their family members.
It would help if you offered financial support for your spouse, common law, or de facto partner for three years starting when they become permanent residents.
You must offer financial assistance to dependent children for 10 years or up until your child is 25, whichever occurs first.
Whom You Can Sponsor:
Spouse, common law partners, and conjugal.
A dependent child (or one you plan to adopt) must be at least 21 years old.
Parents and grandparents Father, mother or grandparent.
Relatives who are orphaned siblings: brother, sister, nephew, niece, grandchild, or granddaughter orphaned less than 18 and never married or within a typical law relationship.
Other relatives: *only single Canadians can be sponsors (have no other family members living in Canada)
Get in touch with us to find out more regarding the process for applying for Family Sponsorship or assistance with preparing an application.