Sponsoring Your Family
The Canada Family Immigration Visa allows Canadian citizens or PR holders to sponsor their spouse, partner, dependents and relatives to live, study and work in Canada and also successfully become permanent residents. Under this Canadian Sponsorship Visa, you are allowed to sponsor some of your relatives to Canada if they meet below eligibilities.
* You are at least 18 years old
* You are a Canadian citizen or
* You are someone registered in Canada as an Indian under the Canadian Indian Act* You are a permanent resident of Canada.
The categories of relatives you can sponsor to Canada with this Visa are:
1. Your spouse or dependent children
2. Your relatives
3. Your adopted child4. Your parents and grandparents
Requirements for Canada Family Visas
Spouse and Partner
While applying for the spouse visa, the sponsor can include his spouse or his common-law partner in his application to the immigration authority. The requirement here is that you must have lived with your spouse or common-law partner for not less than a year. Your spouse must provide evidence of the marriage between the two of you.
You are also at liberty to include your spouseâ€™s dependent children in your application.
A child of fewer than 19 years of age can be included in your visa application, except they have certain physical and or mental disabilities or health conditions. Before now, you could include 22 years old child in the visa application. A dependent child is one that does not have a spouse or partner or is financially dependent on you or your spouse.
Parents and Grandparents
In several instances, parents are usually not included on the sponsorâ€™s initial visa application but are later sponsored either by a citizen or a PR visa holder. Nevertheless, they could be included in the application if there is proof of them living in some financial hardship or some other humanitarian and sympathetic reasons.
To sponsor your parents or grandparent, you must be ready to support them financially up to 3 to 10 years if they have no job on arrival to Canada.
Also, you may not be allowed to sponsor them if:
The Canada Family Immigration visa has loads of benefits. If you are granted the Canadian Family Immigration Visa, it means you have been enormously allowed by the Canada government to bring your loved ones abroad to Canada. This is a reality under the Family Class Sponsorship class of visa.
Also, the Canada Family Class Sponsorship Program is a unique and generous way of reunifying families in the developed world, as part of the governmentâ€™s efforts to keep families together as much as possible.
Family members are at work in Canada without any restriction.
To sponsor a child, a visa fee of $225 must be paid while an adult sponsorship of 22 years and above requires that you pay about $1,040. The processing time varies from one country to the other. You can confirm that with us.
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