Good News – Parents & Grandparents Sponsorship Intake Increased

Good News – Parents & Grandparents Sponsorship Intake Increased

August 21, 2018

To help reunite even more parents and grandparents with their families in Canada, the Government of Canada will accept up to 20,000 applications for the sponsorship of parents and grandparents, in 2019. This is 4 times the number of applications accepted when the program reopened in 2014, when the cap was set at 5000 applications.

This decision to increase the number of applications that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will accept for processing is a result of continually high demand in the Parents and Grandparents (PGP) Program.

In 2019, as in previous years, the Interest to Sponsor form will be available online, at the beginning of the year, so eligible potential sponsors can let IRCC know they wish to sponsor their parents and grandparents to come to Canada. However, instead of randomly selecting the sponsors to apply, IRCC will invite them to submit an application to sponsor their parents and grandparents based on the order in which they receive their Interest to Sponsor forms. This process will continue until the 2019 cap of 20,000 complete applications is reached.

Don’t delay. Call Alexander Immigration Services today at + 1 647 773 3673 or email info@alexanderimmigration.ca to ensure your parents & grandparents obtain their permanent residence in Canada.

Good News – Parents & Grandparents Sponsorship Intake Increased

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