Canada Immigration-Family Sponsorship

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Canada Immigration-Family Sponsorship

Family Sponsorship – The purpose of Family Class Immigration is for family members to be united together in Canada based on their relationship to a spouse or common law partner, child or qualified family member.  Individuals who are Permanent Residents or Citizens can also provide Sponsorship to members of the Family Class for Permanent Residents.  Sponsors can apply to sponsor Spouses or common law partners  (must meet the common law requirements to be eligible) and qualified dependent children,  adopted children, or brothers, sisters,  nephews,  nieces,  orphaned grandchildren under age 18,  or any other relative if a PR or Citizen has no other members to Sponsor.

Canada Immigration-Family Sponsorship Eligibility-Sponsoring a Family Member

Be at least 18 years old

Be a Permanent Resident or Citizen of Canada

Have an eligible Spouse or common law partner

Must not be barred from sponsorship, (have another active spousal or common law sponsorship not yet completed)

*Sponsors are exempt from meeting any financial requirements (LICO) if the individuals are Family Members (Spouse, common law partner, dependent children, adopted children or relatives listed above), although a Sponsor is exempt from meeting the minimum required income, they must submit the latest copy of their tax assessment.  Sponsors continue to be financially responsible for those they sponsor with an undertaking of 3 years for spouses or common law partners, for children-10 years or when the child turns 22, 20 years for parents and grandparents and their dependent children.

Canada Immigration-Family Sponsorship


All Applicants must be Admissible to enter Canada

Must not be Inadmissible due to Security Reasons, Serious Criminality, Criminality, Health Reasons or any listed under the Immigration Refugee Protection Regulations.

Please provide any questions or concerns about your Admissibility in the Assessment tool for a private Consult!

(Discussion of Eligibility, Admissibility, and those who may be exempted from the program are not all listed above)

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