Sponsorship Programs Family programs are available for Canadian citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their eligible family members.

Eligibility Criteria  To sponsor a family member, both parties must meet specific requirements related to their relationship, finances, and immigration status.

Sponsorship Undertaking Sponsors agree to support their family members financially and not rely on social assistance.

Application Process To apply for immigration, you need to submit forms, supporting documents, and fees to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Processing Times 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.

Financial Requirements 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.

Application Fees The fees for sponsoring family members vary based on the number and type of individuals being sponsored.