Canadian permanent residents and citizens can sponsor their spouse or common-law partner, dependent children under the age of 22, parents or grandparents and other family members.
Spouse sponsorship is an immigration program that lets Canadian permanent residents or citizens to sponsor their spouse or common-law partner who has been living with them for at least 12 consecutive months.
Parents/grandparents sponsorship requires the sponsors to prove their income of at least 130% of the minimum living expenses in Canada (See LICO) for three consecutive years prior to the application. The details of parents/grandparents sponsorship for the following year are announced each year. Thus, the number of parents/grandparents sponsorship for current year is limited according to the details announced in the previous year.
Canadian permanent residents or citizens can sponsor unmarried children under 22 years old or children older than 22 years old who are unable to financially support themselves due to physical or mental conditions.
Canadian permanent residents or citizens can also sponsor orphaned relatives or adopted children.
|Total number of people you’ll be responsible for||2020||2019||2018|
|If more than 7 people, for each additional person, add||$7,121||$8,876||$8,740|