Family programs are available for Canadian citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their eligible family members.
To sponsor a family member, both parties must meet specific requirements related to their relationship, finances, and immigration status.
Sponsors agree to support their family members financially and not rely on social assistance.
To apply for immigration, you need to submit forms, supporting documents, and fees to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
Processing times for family sponsorship vary based on the category and volume of applications.
Spousal/Common-Law Partner Sponsorship
Canadians can sponsor their spouses or partners for permanent residency.
Child and Dependent Sponsorship
Parents and grandparents can sponsor their dependent children, including adopted children, to join them in Canada.
Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship
Canadians can sponsor their parents and grandparents through special programs.
Sponsors must prove their ability to support their family members without government assistance.
Medical and Security Checks
Sponsors and family members must undergo medical exams and security checks for application.
The fees for sponsoring family members vary based on the number and type of individuals being sponsored.