Canadian citizens or permanent residents can sponsor certain close family members from other countries to immigrate to Canada. This can include a spouse, partner, parent, or child.
Spouses, partners, dependent children, parents, and grandparents can be sponsored.
The sponsor must be at least 18 years old.
They should be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident.
They must demonstrate financial stability, ensuring they can support their sponsored family without relying on public funds.
Shared financial documents, photographs, correspondence, and other evidences are required.
Yes, dependent children should be under the age of 22 and not have a spouse or partner.
They can be sponsored if they are orphaned, under 18 years of age, and not married or in a common-law relationship.
An experienced immigration lawyer offers guidance on the complex process, keeps sponsors updated with the most recent immigration laws, assists in documentation, and strategizes for successful sponsorship application.
In-Canada applications allow for concurrent applications for permanent residency, especially useful for those already living in Canada. Outside-Canada applications are often quicker but require family members to remain outside Canada during processing.
They get access to Canada’s healthcare, education, employment opportunities, and social benefits.
The sponsor commits to providing essentials like food, clothing, and shelter to their sponsored relative for a specified period. They must also repay any social assistance their family member receives.
Addressing the identified issues and reapplying or appealing are options. It’s beneficial to consult an Immigration Family Lawyer for guidance.
The firm helps in strategizing, collecting and reviewing documentation, preparing individuals for interviews, providing legal submissions, and communicating with immigration authorities to ensure smooth processing.
For more details and to check eligibility, one can fill out the FREE Sponsorship Assessment form provided by the firm.
Immigration Family Sponsorship Overview
Welcome to our FAQ section about Family Sponsorship! If you’re navigating the complexities of common law relationships and immigration, we’re here to provide you with some answers. Read on to find clarity on the most common questions we encounter: