From October 13, 2020 (12 p.m. EDT), to November 3, 2020 (12 p.m. EST), Canadian citizens and permanent residents who wish to bring their parents and grandparents to come to Canada will have the chance to apply for this family sponsorship program.
A maximum of 10,000 applications will be accepted for processing in the 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program intake. The Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will randomly select potential sponsors and send them an invitation to apply. The selected applicants will have 60 days to submit their application.
Given the exceptional circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, IRCC introduced a temporary public policy that will reduce the 2020 tax year’s income requirement to the minimum necessary income, instead of the usual minimum required income plus 30%.
So, if you would like to sponsor your parents or grandparents to Canada, this is the perfect time! Please fill out this form to determine your eligibility and let Mercan experts help you bring your loved ones closer to you.