If you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, age 18 or over, you can sponsor certain family members to become Canadian permanent residents. If you become a permanent resident, you can live, study and work in Canada. If you sponsor a relative to come to Canada as a permanent resident, you are responsible for supporting your relative financially when he or she arrives. Basic requirements for family sponsorship to be a sponsor:
Individuals interested in applying under the Family Class sponsorship category may obtain an assessment of their eligibility by an online or offline appointments with our experts.
You can sponsor:
* Common-Law partner
* Conjugal partner
* Dependent children
* Brothers or sisters, nephews or nieces, granddaughters or grandsons who are orphaned, under 18 years of age and not married or in a common-law relationship
* Another relative of any age or relationship but only under specific conditions
* Accompanying relatives of the above (for example, spouse, partner, and dependent children).
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