Parents and Grandparents

Family Sponsorship Immigration
Introduction:

Canadian citizens or permanent residents may also sponsor their parents or grandparents to become permanent residents of Canada, and the annual application limit is set by IRCC. The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) for immigration to Canada operates according to an Expression of Interest / Invitation to Apply system. The uninvited sponsor may apply Parents and Grandparents Super Visa instead.

Eligibility to Sponsor Parents or Grandparents:
  1. Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  2. Is not in receipt of social assistance
  3. Meet the minimum income requirement
  4. Are not undischarged bankrupt and not in late in making payment of immigration loan or support payment, have not been order to leave Canada
  5. Do not have record of abuse against family
  6. Ensure the sponsored family will not be in receipt of social assistance
  7. Is not sponsored to be a permanent resident in the past 5 years

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