The Canadian Government is issuing invitations to apply to its Parents and Grandparents Program Canada’s Parents and Grandparents Program allows Canadian Citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their parents/or grandparents for Canadian Permanent Residence. The invitations are issued according to sponsor forms received during the submission period held on January 28.
The first invitations were issued on April 24 and IRCC said that it will take a few days to send all potential sponsors their invitations. The invitations issued were sent to the email address mentioned on the sponsor form. The selected applicants who receive an invitation from IRCCC will have 60 days from the date of their invitation to submit a complete sponsorship application.
A total of 20,000 applications target has been set by IRCC for Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program 2019. To meet the required target, IRCC might conduct another round of invitations.
To apply for Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship, interested applicants who receive an invitation to apply must submit two complete applications- the application to become a sponsor and the application from their parents or grandparents for Canadian Permanent Residence. Both the application must be set at the same time.
Canada Family Sponsorship Programs allows Canadian Citizens or permanent resident holders to sponsor their eligible relatives to come and stay with them. There are many programs that are processed under Family Sponsorship Programs including Parents/Grandparents Sponsorship.