Chitra & Associates Immigration Consultants – Helping you bring your family members to live in Canada Permanently through family sponsorship programs including –
Spousal sponsorship (including same-sex spousal sponsorship), Common-law sponsorship, parent/grandparent sponsorship, and child sponsorship.
Work with professionals to save time, create a strong application, and give your best shot for sponsoring your loved ones.
FAMILY SPONSORSHIP REQUIREMENTS
for the Family Sponsorship
Many Canadians have loved ones abroad that they want to bring in to the country.
Introduction to : Requirements for the Family Sponsorship.
Under its Family Class Sponsorship, the Canadian government hopes to allow Canadian citizens to make this happen. These programs are seen as some of the most generous around the world, due to the Canadian government’s commitment to keeping families together.
Many different relationships qualify for Family Class Sponsorship, including spouses and common-law partners, dependent children, parents and grandparents.
Book a consultation to discover if you are eligible for Canadian family sponsorship programs. We will adjust this fee in our full retainer if you choose to purchase our services.
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Spousal / Common-Law Sponsorship
These programs are designed to allow Canadian citizens/permanent residents to sponsor a spouse/common-law partner, to allow them to come to Canada.
Parent / Grandparent Sponsorship
The parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens/permanent residents can use this program to apply for a multiple entry visa valid for up to 10 years.
Child / Dependent Sponsorship
This program was created to allow Canadian citizens/permanent residents to bring their dependent natural/adopted children to Canada.
FAMILY SPONSORSHIP SERVICES & PRICING
We offer flexible services for Family Sponsorship based on your needs ranging from single consultations, file review services, and full representation applications. For any of these services, you will be working with a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant throughout the process. If you are not sure about your eligibility, we recommend that you book a consultation first. Our services include spousal sponsorship, parent/grandparent sponsorship, and child sponsorship.
Please note that you only need to pay the difference if you choose to upgrade these services. We always recommend our clients to start by booking a consultation to check your eligibility and the best immigration program for you. Immigration can be a complex process and it’s best to minimize risk by checking your eligibility and the best path forward first before proceeding with the application. We will be happy to adjust the consultation amount in the full retainer fees.
SPOUSE OR COMMON-LAW PARTNER
Family Sponsorship to immigrate to Canada
This program is designed to reunite close family members in Canada.
Under this program, a spouse or common-law partner may be sponsored by a Canadian citizen/permanent resident, to gain permanent residence in Canada for themselves.
Both parties, the ‘sponsor’ (Canadian citizen/permanent resident) and the ‘sponsored person’ (the foreign national) must be approved by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), in order for the foreign national to receive a Visa.
To be able to receive a Visa through this program, both parties must prove that their relationship falls under one of the three following categories: Spouse, Common-law Partner or Conjugal Partner.
Please note: same-sex marriage is recognised in Canada, therefore provided they meet all requirements, same-sex couples may be able to apply under the above three categories, provided they meet all eligibility requirements. We welcome same-sex applicants as our clients.
CHILD OR OTHER DEPENDENT
This program is designed to reunite close family members in Canada.
Introduction to : Child of Other Dependant Sponsorship
Through the Family Class, Canadian citizens and permanent residents may sponsor their dependent children, parents and grandparents, spouse, common-law, and conjugal partners. The Government of Canada has a strong commitment to keeping families together whenever possible. Because of this, processing of Family Class applications is a high priority at Canadian Visa Offices.
The Dependent Child Sponsorship Program
Through a subsection of the Family Class of immigration, known as the the Child Sponsorship Program, dependent children, natural or adopted may be become permanent residents in Canada and be sponsored to live with their parent(s).
Both parties, the ‘sponsor’ (Canadian citizen/permanent resident) and the ‘sponsored person’ (their child abroad) must be approved by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), in order for the child abroad to receive a Visa.
To be able to receive a Visa through this program, both parties must prove that their relationship to one another. If the individuals adoption proceedings are i the final stages of processing, the child may begin to be sponsored before the adoption has been finalized.
PARENT OR GRANDPARENT
Two programs may be used to allow Canadian citizens/permanent residents to bring their parents and grandparents to Canada: Family Class sponsorship and/or the Super Visa program.
Introduction to : Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP)
Canadian citizens/permanent residents who want to use this program are first required to complete an online form on the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website, to register an interest in bring their parent(s) or grandparent(s) to Canada.
It should be noted that submitting an Interest to Sponsor form is not an application, but the important first step for using this program. Candidates who are invited to apply have 60 days from the date of invitation to submit a complete application and all the supporting documents.
Please note: same-sex marriage is recognised in Canada, therefore provided they meet all requirements, same-sex couples may be able to apply under the above three categories, provided they meet all eligibility requirements.
Introduction to : Parent And Grandparent Super Visa
The Parent and Grandparent Super Visa
This Visa allows the parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens/permanent residents to travel to Canada for a period of up to two consecutive years as visitors, without having to renew their status. This Visa can remain valid for up to 10 years, allowing re-entry to happen during this period. It allows older generations of a family to visit Canada without workers rights, for an extended period.
Who Can Apply for the Super Visa?
Parents or grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents may be eligible to apply for the Super Visa. The applicants cannot be inadmissible to Canada on the basis of health or security, and they may be required to meet specific conditions set forth by the visa office through which they will be applying.
It is important to note that no dependents can be included in this application. Only parents or grandparents, together with their spouses or common-law partners, may be included on an application for the Super Visa.
check your eligibility
Want to know if you are eligible to sponsor a family member to Canada? Talk to our Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants to find out!