I have received a job offer in Canada and am already in express entry pool. I need to take my mother with me as she is widowed and old. Is it possible to apply for her super visa along with my application? Or do I have to go to Canada and then apply? Any advice would be much appreciated.
For clarity, under which of the Express Entry programs are you applying?– TravellerJan 23, 2019 at 11:43
Federal skilled worker program. Sorry I missed to mention this– AnOldSoulJan 23, 2019 at 12:14
Who is eligible for a parent and grandparent super visa?
To be eligible for the super visa, applicants must be the parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
By definition, you are not a permanent resident until you land as a permanent resident. So you have two options:
- Land as a permanent resident and then apply for super visa (There may be additional requirements for this)
- Apply for a regular visitor visa for your mother and bring her in with you when you land.
Thank you very much for your answer. Do you know how long it would take before I can sponsor her with my PR there? Jan 23, 2019 at 13:36
You need to be a permanent resident to sponsor and meet proof of income requirements. You can check your eligibility here Jan 23, 2019 at 14:07
that is for them becoming a permanent resident right? because its asking proof of fund for 3 years! Jan 23, 2019 at 14:18
No. That is the requirement for sponsoring parents. See the page title How much income do I need to sponsor my parents and grandparents? Jan 23, 2019 at 15:14
1yes that's what I had asked in the question as well :) so for that, it should be relatively quick right? I don't have to wait too long? Jan 23, 2019 at 15:55