Sponsorships (Family & Spousal)


Sponsorships (Family & Spousal)

Our experts at ACE Associates can simplify the Sponsorship (Family and Spousal) Program, guiding you every step of the way.

Need To Know

What is Family and Spousal Sponsorship?

Supporting Family Unity in Canada

Sponsorship in Canada brings families together, allowing citizens and permanent residents to help their loved ones become permanent residents too. This means family members can live, study, and work in Canada, creating stronger bonds and shared moments. Through sponsorship, Canada welcomes diversity and helps families integrate, making the nation’s social fabric even richer.

Bringing Family to Canada

Who is Eligible to Sponsor a Family Member to Canada?

To sponsor a family member in Canada, one must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident aged 18 or older. Additionally, the sponsor must demonstrate the ability to financially support the sponsored individual for several years. Meeting these requirements is essential for a successful family sponsorship application in Canada.

Who is not eligible to sponsor a family member to Canada?

If you have already applied to sponsor your spouse, partner, or child and a decision is pending, you may be ineligible to sponsor them again. Additionally, individuals who are currently incarcerated in jail, prison, or a penitentiary are not eligible to sponsor family members. Furthermore, failure to repay previous sponsorship debts can also result in ineligibility.

How long is the process for family sponsorship in Canada?

They are typically processed within 12 months but they can take longer depending on the nature of your case. If you have a complicated case, or the visa officer requires additional proof of your relationship, your application may experience delays.

What is the minimum income to sponsor a spouse in Canada?

Sponsoring a spouse in Canada doesn’t require a specific income level, but sponsors must show they can financially support their partner upon obtaining Permanent Residency. This flexible approach allows for diverse circumstances. The emphasis lies on the sponsor’s ability to ensure their spouse’s well-being after immigration. It’s a commitment based on support rather than a fixed income threshold.”

Who is considered a family member in the Canada visa application?

A spouse, common-law partner, dependent child, or dependent child of a dependent child (grandchild), who plans to immigrate to Canada with the principal applicant. Accompanying family members are included in the application.

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