A Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada may sponsor a dependent child to Canada. The child must meet the definition of “dependent child” in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) in order to be considered a member of the family class.
The immigration regulations determine the maximum age by which the child may be eligible to be sponsored. If the sponsor did not include the child in the sponsor’s own initial permanent residence application, then the child may be barred from being sponsored to Canada.
Do you have a child or a spouse that is excluded as a member of the family class for not being examined? Learn more about misrepresentation in sponsorship.
Here are our useful blogs about Child Sponsorship
If you are a Canadian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Canada, you can submit an application to sponsor your child to Canada if your child meets the definition of a dependent child, meaning for example that they are under […]