Canada to invite more applications under Parent and Grandparent Program.




Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is going to invite more sponsors of foreign parents and grandparents to submit an application under the Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP).

The upcoming invitation round will be restricted to potential sponsors who submitted an Expression of Interest through the PGP ‘Interest to Sponsor’ form in early 2017, but who have not yet been invited to apply. Invited sponsors will have to submit their application by December 8 in order for it to be accepted.

Sponsors must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, and must meet certain minimum income criteria.

The upcoming round of invitations, will begin on September 6,2017.