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New Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship 2023 To Open In October

Last Updated On 10 September 2023, 9:34 PM EDT (Toronto Time)

New Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship 2023 News: The IRCC will start accepting up to 15,000 complete applications for the Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship 2023 in October 2023.

Beginning on 10 October 2023, IRCC will start sending invitations to apply to 24,200 prospective sponsors, with the goal of receiving up to 15,000 complete applications.

These invitations will be sent over the period of two weeks starting on October 10, 2023.

Instead of opening a new interest to sponsor form, IRCC will send invitations to apply to arbitrarily selected potential sponsors from the remaining 2020 pool of submissions.

This strategy was utilized for the 2021 and 2022 intakes. So if you submitted an interest to sponsor form in 2020 but did not receive an invitation to apply in 2021 or 2022, please check the email account you provided in 2020.

Those invited to apply for the 2023 intake will have to submit their applications electronically via the Permanent Residence Portal or the Representative Permanent Residence Portal.

Canada Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship General Eligibility

If be eligible to sponsor your parents and grandparents for Canadian permanent residency (PR), you must be:

  • at least 18 years old and a a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident of Canada, or a person registered in Canada as an Indian under the Canadian Indian Act
  • having enough money to support the family you want to sponsor with valid proof of income for last 3 years meeting the IRCC financial requirements.

Income Requirement For Canada PGP 2023

Below listed is the 3-year income requirement that we anticipate may be considered by IRCC.

Size of Family2022
Tax Year
Tax Year
Tax Year
2 persons$44,530.20$32,898$32,270
3 persons$54,730.00$40,444$39,672
4 persons$66,466.40$49,106$48,167
5 persons$75,384.40$55,694$54,630
6 persons$85,020.00$62,814$61,613
7 persons$94,658.20$69,934$68,598
More than 7 persons, for each additional person, add$9,635.60$7,120$6,985
Canada PGP 2023 Expected Income Requirement

Canada Super Visa Continues To Be The Best Option

Those who wish to reunite with their parents and grandparents in Canada but are unable to participate in this sponsorship since 2020 can apply for a super visa, which is valid for up to 10 years and allows multiple entries.

The super visa permit super visa holders to remain in Canada for a maximum of 5 years at a time, with the option to extend their stay by up to 2 years without departing the country.

These modifications facilitate longer reunifications between Canadian citizens and permanent residents and their parents and grandparents.

When will Canada Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship 2023 open?

On September 8, IRCC officially announced and confirmed that they will be sending 24,200 invitations to apply for permanent residency under the Canada Parents and Grandparents Program beginning October 10, 2023 with a target of accepting 15,000 applications for 2023.

What is the processing time for Canada PGP (Parents or Grandparents) sponsorship?

As per latest official IRCC processing update, Parents or Grandparents (PGP) sponsorship applications are currently being processed with an average 23 months across Canada except for Quebec.

However, for parents or grandparents (PGP) having intention to live inside Quebec, the average IRCC processing time is currently at 45 months.


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