Family Class (sponsorship)

If you are at least 18 years old and Canadian citizen or permanent residents of Canada or person registered in Canada as an Indian under the Canadian Indian Act or, then you can sponsor:

• Your spouse, partner or dependent child

• Your parents and grandparents

• Your adopted child

 Your relatives in some situation

 

Sponsor’s responsibility:

Sponsor should sign undertaking agreement. Undertaking means promising to give financial support for the basic needs of your spouse or partner and their dependent children.

Length of undertaking Years
spouse, common-law partner or conjugal partner 3 years from the day your spouse, common-law partner or conjugal partner becomes a permanent resident
dependent child (or the dependent child of your spouse, common-law partner or conjugal partner) over 22 years of age 3 years from the day your dependent becomes a permanent resident.
dependent child (or the dependent child of your spouse, common-law partner or conjugal partner) under 22 years of age 10 years or until the child becomes 22 years old, whichever comes first, from the day becomes a permanent resident
parents, grandparents and their accompanying dependents 20 years from the day becomes a permanent resident
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