This visa option is for parents and grandparents of permanent residency applicants or Canadian citizens. To avail this Visa option, besides establishment of relationship, one has to present proof of Medical Insurance and letter of financial support.
What you need to be eligible for the Visa Program?
Be the parent or grandparent of the sponsor.
Prove that you have bought Canadian medical insurance coverage for at least one year.
Besides that applicant must undergo health and character verifications.
How Parental and Grandparental Visa works?
The sponsor of the applicant must sign an undertaking to provide for the applicant for the duration of 20 years.
The sponsor has to prove that they meet the minimum income requirements.
The applicant must undergo health and character verifications.
How much time does the process takes?
The Parental and Grand parental Visa usually takes up to 6months or above, depending on the applicant’s profile.
Benefits for Parental and Grand parental Visa
The applicant has the opportunity to live, work and study in Canada indefinitely.
Further, the applicant can procure benefits from different Social security schemes.
The applicant can also take advantage from Old Age Security Canada Pension Plan.