Sponsorship

Reunite your family in Canada.

Achieve this goal by choosing one of the several options under the Family Class Sponsorship Program.

If you are a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, age 18 or over, you can sponsor certain family members to become Canadian permanent residents. In order to be eligible under Family Class Sponsorship, the individual being sponsored for a permanent resident visa must be a member of the family class as defined by the Canadian government.

If you are a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, age 18 or over, you can sponsor certain family members to become Canadian permanent residents. In order to be eligible under Family Class Sponsorship, the individual being sponsored for a permanent resident visa must be a member of the family class as defined by the Canadian government.

To be a sponsor :
- You must be 18 years of age or older.
- You and the sponsored relative must sign a sponsorship agreement that commits you to provide financial support for your relative, if necessary. This agreement also says the person becoming a permanent resident will make every effort to support her or himself.
- You must provide financial support for a spouse, common-law or conjugal partner for three years from the date they become a permanent resident.
- You must provide financial support for a dependent child for 10 years, or until the child turns 25, whichever comes first.
An eligible sponsor can sponsor the following individuals :
- The sponsor’s spouse, common-law partner, or conjugal partner
- A dependent child of the sponsor
- The sponsor’s mother or father
- The sponsor’s grandmother or grandfather
- The sponsor’s brother, sister, nephew, niece, or grandchild whose parents are deceased, under 18 years of age, and not married or in a common-law relationship

All sponsors are required to sign an undertaking to provide the sponsored person with the basic requirements from the day they enter Canada until the term of the undertaking terminates.
If you are at least 18 years old and meet the other requirements to be an eligible sponsor, you can sponsor following relatives under the Family Class Sponsorship :
- Spouse, Partner or Children
- Parents and Grandparents
- Adopted Children
- Other Relatives
Individuals interested in applying under the Family Class sponsorship category can contact us for more information.