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Immigrate to Canada with family

Immigrate to Canada with family

Canada is a big magnet for skilled workers who are looking for better prospects. It is a nation of enhanced living standards and also good infrastructure as well. It is relatively less populated and has a huge land area as well. Even in coronavirus times, the Canadian economy was much better placed than a lot of countries in the world; therefore, it is one of the best locations in the world to live with your family for a few years now.

There are different ways through which the appellant can help his family move to Canada if the appellant is a permanent resident or a Canadian citizen.

What does the term spouse mean in Canada?

Canada is a very accepting and lenient country when it comes to the definition of the word “spouse”; it includes common-law partners and conjugal partners as well in the definition. The only criteria in the inclusion of the term are that the person can be of the opposite or same-sex, but the two of you should have lived together for at least a period of one year. Marriage is not a strict criterion in this regard, and live–in partners are also regarded as spouses. Also, even if the candidate is being sponsored by someone, there is still an individual evaluation of the profile by the CIC that will be conducted. However, please remember that Canada is eager to have skilled candidates in its domain who will contribute positively to its economy.

Who is eligible to sponsor a candidate to Canada?

It is not like anybody can sponsor anyone to Canada as per the will there are certain rules and regulations and also the eligibility criteria to be achieved so that the candidate is able to sponsor someone into Canada -

  • The sponsor of Parents and Grandparents must be at least 18 years of age
  • The candidate should be a Permanent Resident (PR) status holder or Canadian citizen
  • The candidate should have enough funds to help the sponsor survive in the interim time of till he finds a job to settle


The average time of processing for a spousal sponsorship is approximately 12 months, but depending on what the circumstances and the type of application of the candidate are, the processing time can be more or less than 36 months as well.

Parents and Grandparents Program 2021

Through this program, the applicant can get his parents and grandparents in Canada. Earlier, the selection in this program was on a random basis, but as there were a lot of appellants who were not considered in the process, there was a lot of frustration and disinterest created due to uncertainty. Now, the PGP program has recently become a First come, first serve basis program, and there is an aim of selecting 30,000 applicants through this category in 2021.

This program also has an eligibility requirement for selection which is provided below.

The eligibility decided that the immigrants will have a proper chance of living after they have relocated. The requirements are as follows:

  • or permanent residents, or in the case of Indians, he/she should be registered Indian under the Canadian Indian Act;
  • The Sponsor should be a major and at least 18 years old
  • The sponsors should be settled and working in Canada
  • The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) should ascertain that Sponsor is financially sound and will be able to take care of his parents after they have relocated to Canada.
  • a) Sponsor needs to Sign an undertaking of being able to Financially manage the immigration and also able to support the sponsored family members for at least a 20 years period and also can pay for social assistance.
    b) There should be a separate undertaking that should be signed for Quebec province.


Frequently Asked Questions

No, There is no cost to completing an Express Entry profile. After you receive an ITA and submit a full application you will be required to pay application fee…for more details call us directly.

Yes, one can easily apply being in job because express entry process run simultaneously.

If your spouse, or common law partner accompanying & have graduation, post graduation or any higher qualification you can get ECA done this will increase CRS points, there is no compulsion.

The basic thing that you should aware of your profile eligibility before you apply, there are certain steps to follow like get qualification assessed by ECA prepare IELTS and follow the Federal System of inviting skilled immigrants in Canada is called Express Entry Program. The program is one of the most popular way to applying to Permanent Resident Visa.

Express Entry was introduced by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) in the year 2015 This Federal system of CRS evaluates the applicants on the basis of their credentials such as present age, educational levels, work experience & skills acquired, English and French language ability etc.

Basically Proof of funds indicates your financial stability

Number of Family Members Funds Required (in Canadian dollars)
1 $12,474
2 $15,530

Application processing fees to IRCC: $550 per person, and $150 per dependent child. Right of Permanent Residence fees to IRCC: $490 per person, no fees for dependent children. Educational Credential Assessments: around $300 per person if you count international delivery by courier.

ECA is the only way for you to receive points for your foreign education, yes it is mandatory , you can avoid ECA only if you have any qualification done from Canada .

No, Not really. IELTS is to know language proficiency parameter which can also be awarded by giving CELPIP-G

TEF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French

TCF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French

In 75% of cases, an application submitted through Express Entry is processed within 6 months from the date it is received, processing time also depend on getting ITA also , rest left 25% cases can clear process in 9-12 months, if someone is on very low CRS then time varies case to case

For filing your application, you need to create your express entry profile. You cannot file your express entry application if you are not having your Language Proficiency points with you . It is mandatory to appear in any of the asked tests by IRCC either is will be IELTS exam
TEF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French
TCF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French
Any of the above provide you language proficiency points

You do not need a job offer to immigrate to Canada. There are programs available for you that allow you to apply for permanent residency in Canada without securing employment beforehand. You can apply PR if you are considered a Skilled Worker.

After you receive PR Canada you can start your job search from Indian, we also help applicant to reach wider audience of employers so that applicants profile can get more approaches, you can also refer to social media platforms like Linked in, it plays important role, make connections stay connected & explore.

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