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Family Sponsorship

  • Family Sponsorship

    Family Sponsorship

    Family Sponsorship

    Your relatives can live, study and work in Canada if they become permanent residents of Canada. You can sponsor certain relatives to come to Canada if you’re at least 18 years old and a:

    • Canadian citizen or
    • person registered in Canada as an Indian under the Canadian Indian Act  or
    • permanent resident of Canada

    About the process

    Spouse sponsorship

    If you’re eligible, you can sponsor your spouse, partner or dependent children to become permanent residents of Canada.

    If you do, you must be able to:

    • support them financially
    • make sure they don’t need social assistance from the government

    Sponsor your parents and grandparents

    If you submitted the interest to sponsor form in 2020 and were invited to apply to the 2021 intake, you can sponsor your parents and grandparents to become permanent residents of Canada.

    Sponsor a child 

    From another country for adoption who is under 18 years of age at the time of application and you satisfy certain conditions as the sponsor.

    Adoption of a child

    The immigration process allows two types of adoptions of children under 18. Depending on the law of the child’s home country, the intercountry adoption must either:

    • be completed outside of Canada; or
    • be completed in Canada.