Posted on December 19 2022
If you have children/grandchildren in Canada who are either permanent residents or citizens in Canada, you can get sponsored by them to join them and live in Canada. This is the pathway for Canada PR under the dedicated program named Parents and Grandparents Program.
The PGP is an immigration program that allows eligible people in Canada who are permanent residents or citizens to sponsor their parents and grandparents. They can arrive in Canada and live with their sponsors as permanent residents themselves.
Let’s start with where the Canadian resident decides to sponsor their parents/grandparents to immigrate to Canada. They have to submit an Interest to Sponsor form duly filled in.
Once that application is approved, the sponsor will be invited to sponsor their parents and grandparents. At this stage, there are two applications to be submitted.
Both these applications must be submitted online at the same time. There will be a deadline in the letter of invitation before which the applications will have to be lodged.
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Here’s about these steps with some detail:
Among the potential sponsors, a certain number of them will be selected randomly to lodge applications to sponsor their parents and grandparents. For the intake in 2022, IRCC has issued 23,100 invitations. The goal was to accept up to 15,000 applications that have been filled in completely and submitted.
Concerning the current batch of applications for PGP, only after receiving an invitation to apply under the 2022 process do the sponsor and the sponsored person have to fill in their respective applications.
The following are the forms the sponsor has to fill in and submit:
The one who’s sponsored (principal applicant) has to
The following are the forms the sponsored have to fill in and submit:
The fees payable include:
Prior to submitting the application, the applicant must be sure that
|The last day for invited candidates to apply for Canada PR under PGP is December 24, 2022.|
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