Family Class Sponsorship
This category applies to whoever wants to sponsor relatives, including your spouse, partner, children, parents, grandparents, and others to immigrate.
Canadian citizens or permanent residents who are married to a foreign national have the right to sponsor their spouse or common-law partner through the family sponsorship program. Through this program, applicants sponsor their spouse via inland or overseas.
Benefits for applying from Inside Canada:
May apply for an open work permit while permanent residency application is in process
Eligible to apply for health care once open work permit is obtained
Able to stay in Canada during the process, must maintain status (i.e. work permit, visitor status, student)
Benefits for applying from outside Canada:
1. Right to Appeal in case of refusal
2. Applicants are able to travel back and forth to their home country during the processing of their application
3. Overall, faster processing times
If you’re sponsoring a spouse or partner, any dependent children should be listed on their application forms. If you are sponsoring one or more dependent child(ren) as the principal applicant(s), you must submit a complete set of application forms and documents for each child.
Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship
Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada are eligible to sponsor their parents and grandparents to become Permanent Residents of Canada. In order to do so, applications must:
Support them and their dependents financially
Make sure that they do not require any social assistance from the government
Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship program is now being conducted by a lottery system, in which random eligible candidates receive an invitation to apply and the opportunity to submit a complete application with all the required forms and documents.
There are six steps in order to apply to sponsor your parents and grandparents are:
Submit the interest to sponsor form
Get an invitation to submit a complete application
Get the application package
Pay the applicable application fees
Submit the application
Send additional documents during the processing
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