It’s natural for families to want to be together, and there are various routes which allow Canadian citizens or permanent residents to sponsor immediate family members to immigrate to Canada from another country.

Sponsoring relatives in Canada is a simple process that consists of a paper application which you must submit to Canadian immigration authorities. If the applicant meets all the relevant requirements, they will be issued with permanent resident status.

As a citizen or permanent resident you are allowed sponsoring relatives in Canada under the following categories: