June 1, 2017

Sponsorship

Sponsorship

 

Canadian citizens and permanent residents living in Canada, 18 years of age or older, may sponsor close relatives or family members who want to become permanent residents of Canada. Sponsors must promise to support the relative or family member and accompanying family members for a period of 3 to 10 years to help them to settle in Canada. For spousal sponsorship you must promise to support for 3 years.

 

You can sponsor relatives or family members from abroad and we as your counsel provide the assistance in the following areas:

  • Assessing settlement arrangements/financial evaluation
  • Exemption from assessment of settlement arrangements
  • Calculate low income cut off figures
  • Calculating size of family unit
  • Earnings from Canadian sources and how to calculate
  • Foreign income may be considered, check with us
  • Self-employed persons – how to show and calculate the earnings
  • In case of business partner, how to calculate and provide the information
  • Proof of rental earnings – any other earnings to show and calculate as per immigration regulation
  • Sponsoring a child, dependency issues over age of 22 years. To determine on the basis of information. To be supported by his/her parents wholly or substantially
  • To determine by medical officer to be suffering from physical or mental disability or incapable of supporting him/herself by reason of such disability
  • To assist in explaining the concept of family dependency
  • Children over 22 years – Full time student in attendance in an academic, professional program at university, college or other educational institution
  • Essential financial support by parents
  • Break in study
  • Physical or mental disability – Medical examination to prove such disability
  • Sponsoring under Humanitarian and Compassionate grounds
  • Sponsoring spouse/common-law – Explaining basic requirements, preparation for interview etc.
  • Spouse can be sponsored from within Canada – Explaining the requirements of such cases