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Family Sponsorship

Sponsoring your family member means that they will be acquiring the permanent residence of Canada. The processing time is about 12 months for spouses and it varies for dependent children depending on the country of residence. 

When applying to sponsor a family member, it is crucial to prove the relationship between the sponsored person and the Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, and also requires a commitment to provide for them for a number of years depending on the type of relationship. 

All family members to be sponsored will be asked to undergo a medical examination. 

Requirements to sponsor your spouse, partner or dependent children

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident

  • Sign an undertaking promising to provide for the basic requirement of the sponsored person(s)​​

  • (if you are in Quebec please see Quebec section)

Restriction to sponsor

  • Receiving social assistance for a reason other than disability

  • in default of any undertaking

  • Subject to a removal order, convicted of a crime or detained 

  • Previously sponsored a spouse who became PR less than 3 years ago

  • Was previously sponsored as spouse and became PR less than 5 years ago

Requirements to sponsor your parents or grandparents 

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident

  • Sign an undertaking promising to provide for the basic requirement of the sponsored person(s)

  • Meet the minimum income requirement LICO + 30% for the 3 previous taxation years. 

  • (if you are in Quebec please see Quebec section)

Restriction to sponsor

  • Receiving social assistance for a reason other than disability

  • in default of any undertaking

  • Subject to a removal order, convicted of a crime or detained 

*Super visa available for temporary travel for parents and grand parents. 

LICO requirement for all provinces except Quebec

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LICO requirement for Quebec

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