Are You Looking for Family Sponsorship
Canada offers the world a great example of how different groups of people can successfully live and work together while contributing to the great prosperity and social harmony. With populism and xenophobia on the rise in many places in the world, I am grateful for the opportunity to share Canada’s positive experiences of diversity and immigration. ...
The long history of allowing people from war-torn countries to settle in Canada makes it an ideal diverse country where citizens work in tandem contributing to Canada’s robust economy. Myriad of people immigrate to Canada with their family but many Canadian citizens and permanent residents have loved ones abroad that they hope they could bring to Canada.
Family reunification is one of the three pillars of CIC’s immigration program because kids and families do better when they are together, hence the federal government recently made an announcement that they will help more immigrant families reunite by increasing the number of parents and grandparents admitted to Canada under its reunification program.
Family Class Sponsorship – The program that allows families to reunite
One gets eligible to sponsor some family members to Canada once he/she become a citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. This process is called as Family Class Sponsorship and is the second largest category of Canadian Immigration, behind economic immigration. The ones who get selected under Family Class Sponsorship program are called as Family Class Immigrants and once they become permanent residents of Canada, they can live, study and work in Canada.
WHO CAN BE SPONSOR ?
You can sponsor certain relatives to come to Canada if you’re at least 18 years old and a:
- Canadian citizen.
- a person registered in Canada as an Indian under the Canadian Indian Act.
- permanent resident of Canada.
If you live in Quebec, you must also meet Quebec’s conditions to be a sponsor after you get approved as a sponsor.
When you sponsor a relative to become a permanent resident of Canada, you must:
PROCEDURE FOR CANADA EXPRESS ENTRY
The quickest way to change your status to permanent in Canada is via the Express Entry System. The entire process is managed online, making the entire Canadian Immigration process efficient and fair for qualified candidates from across the globe. Most Canada PR applications submitted under Express Entry gets processed in six months or less.
If you wish to follow the route of Canadian Express Entry, it is mandatory for you to be eligible under one of the following Economic Immigration Programs:
All the above-mentioned programs require applicants to prove their knowledge effectively in at least one of Canada’s two official languages. Hence, Skilled Immigration applicants are required to completea government-approved language test and include the testresults in their profile.
|Sr. No.||Documents required before the building the Express Entry Visa||Information required while building the Express Entry Visa|
|1||Passport or travel document;||Identity;|
|2||Language Test Results;||Information on a spouse or common-law partner;|
|3||Foreign Educational Credential assessment result;||Chances of adaptability to life in Canada;|
|4||The title and code of the occupation that best describes their work experience;||Age and Family composition|
|5||Personal reference code from CIC’s online eligibility verification tool.||A detailed account of their work experience and List of dependents that will be include|