There are few more categories of relatives other than immediate family members, who can be sponsored by a Canadian citizen or a Permanent resident. Only under certain terms and conditions you can be qualified as a sponsor.
You can think of sponsoring:
- Your brother, sister, nephew, niece, grandson or granddaughter, including the step-brother or step-sister, who are orphaned, under the age of 18, and not married or in a common-law relationship
- Any other blood relative from father or mother side, if you do not have a spouse, common-law partner, or conjugal partner, or any one of the following living relatives below which you could sponsor instead:
- A child
- A mother or father
- Brother or sister
- Uncle or aunt ( family member of any diseased Uncle or Aunt is not covered)
- Nephew or niece
And, you do not have any one of the relatives mentioned above who:
- is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, Indian (Native, registered under the Indian Act) OR
- have an application for permanent residence that is being currently processed
If you would like to sponsor your relatives to come to Canada, please contact us to arrange a consultation.