Family Sponsorship

Family Sponsorship allows Canadian citizens, permanent residents & persons registered in Canada as an Indian under the Canadian Indian Act to reunite with family members in Canada. 

There are a number of relationships that qualify for Family Class Sponsorship, including:

Who can Sponsor?​

Sponsor must be atleast 18 years old and a:

  • Canadian Citizen or

  • Person registered in Canada as an Indian under the Canadian Indian Act or

  • Permanent Resident of Canada

An individual may not sponsor if they:

  • Are in prison

  • Are subject to a removal order

  • Are in the process of bankruptcy

  • Receive social assistance from the government (except for disability)

  • Have been convicted of (or attempted/threatened to commit) an offence of a violent or sexual nature, or resulting in bodily harm of a family member

  • Have failed to pay child support payments

  • Have failed to pay back immigration loans, or have made late or missed payments

  • Have sponsored a family member in the past and failed to meet the terms

  • Have sponsored a previous spouse or partner who has not been a permanent resident for more than 3 years

  • Were themselves sponsored and became a permanent resident less than 5 years ago

Asteco Immigration is a Mississauga-based immigration firm that provides professional legal services on Canadian immigration. To get started on exploring your Family Class Sponsorship options, contact our licensed immigration consultant.