Family Sponsorship Program
Canada Family Sponsorship Program
This program aims to assist applicants to apply for Canada permanent residence by sponsoring the spouse, partner or dependent children of a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Time to residency
No residency requirement
185 countries and regions
8th in the world
Program launched in 1976
The sponsor must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident aged 18 years old or above.
The sponsor must not be receiving any social assistance for reasons apart from a disability.
The sponsor should prove his/her ability to provide sponsorship.
Successful applicants can obtain Canadian permanent residence directly.
Processing time for family reunion program is much shorter compared to other Canadian programs, it basically takes 8-12 months.
This application requirement and documentation for this program is simpler than other Canadian programs.