Sponsor Relatives - Orphaned brother,sister,nephew, niece or grandchild

Minimum Requirements for Sponsor:
  • Must be 18-year-old or older;
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Canada;
  • Must be live in Canada to sponsor eligible relatives unless:
    • are a Canadian citizen who lives abroad and
    • plan to return to Canada when relatives immigrate and
  • If the sponsor live in Quebec, he/she must also meet Quebec’s conditions to be a sponsor.
Who can NOT sponsor brother, sister, nephew, niece or grandchild:
  • One of their parents is still alive
  • No one knows where their parents are
  • Their parents abandoned them
  • Someone else other than their parents are taking care of them while one or both their parents are alive
  • Their parent is in jail or otherwise detained
Minimum Requirements for Relatives:
  • Related by blood or adoption
  • Both mother and father passed away
  • Under 18-year-old
  • Single (not married or in a common-law or conjugal relationship)


For further information, please contact our office either by email or by phone.