A Guide to Dependent Child Sponsorship Canada

Learn about the Family Sponsorship Visa for Dependent Child. How to bring your dependent child to Canada?

What is Dependent Child Sponsorship in Canada?

Dependent Child Sponsorship Canada comes under Family Sponsorship and helps reunite parents and children in Canada. Both natural and adopted dependent children can be sponsored to Canada as permanent residents. IRCC must approve both the sponsor and the child.

Eligibility Requirements for Dependent Child Sponsorship Canada

The requirements you must meet as a sponsor and sponsored child are summarized below:

Dependent Child Sponsorship: Sponsor Requirements

  • The sponsor must be 18 years of age, a Canadian permanent resident living in Canada or a Canadian citizen. They cannot be in prison, bankrupt, under a removal order (if a permanent resident) or charged with a serious offence.

Dependent Child Sponsorship: Requirements for the Sponsored child

  • That they must be in one of the following situations of dependency: Less than 22 years of age and is a biological or adopted child, or is 22 years of age or older and has depended substantially on the financial support of the parent since before the age of 22 and is unable to be financially self-supporting due to a physical or mental condition.

Requirements for the Nature of the Relationship

  • The Sponsored Person must be either the parent’s biological child if the child has not been adopted by someone other than the spouse or common-law partner; or the parent’s adopted child.
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Dependent Child Sponsorship in Quebec

If the Canadian sponsor lives in Quebec, they will have to make a financial commitment to support the family they are supporting. The nature of the partnership determines how long the project will last. The sponsor must promise to provide financial support for the dependent child for ten years or until the kid is 18, whichever comes first, if the dependent child is under 16. The sponsor must promise to provide financial support for the dependent child for three years or until the child is 25, whichever comes first if they are 16 or older.

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