Canadian citizens and Permanent residents of Canada who are 18 or older can sponsor a:
There are two types of spousal or common law partner sponsorship applications:
If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada, you may be eligible to sponsor your parents or grandparents for permanent residence in Canada.
This program uses a lottery system, which has a maximum limit for the number of applications each year. The program usually opens on the first business day of January. Once those who are interested in being a sponsor complete the appropriate form during the month of January, the Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) will randomly choose 10,000 sponsors from the pool of applicants, and those people will be invited to send in their full application to sponsor their parents and grandparents.