Super Visa for Parents

Nowadays parents and grandparents of people who permanently live in Canada have a new alternative for a visit.

As of December 1, 2011, they may be eligible to apply for parent super visa and enjoy visiting their family in Canada up to two years without the necessity to renew your status.

This gives a splendid opportunity to make their stay exciting and worth remembering.

Application For Super Visa For Parents

To apply for parents super visa you need to meet the following requirements:

  • Be the parent or grandparent of a person who lives in Canada or a permanent resident of Canada
  • Have admission to enter the country
  • Meet other conditions

How to know if you are admissible for parent super visa?

Certain factors are usually taken into account when detecting if a person is admissible for parent super visa or not. This process is performed by Visa officers who will have a short interview with you. The person is required to be a genuine visitor to Canada who will leave the country by their own choice after the visa expires. The things which are considered while concluding the visitor’s admission are the following:

  • The person’s connection to the homeland
  • The target of the visit
  • The person’s background and financial support
  • The general economic and political security of the homeland
  • An invitation from a Canadian host

Additional Requirements For Parents:

In addition to being admissible for super visa parents, the parent or grandparent is required to meet the following:

  • Provide a written commitment or financial support from their child or grandchild in Canada who meets a minimum income threshold
  • Provide a receipt with the purchase of Canadian insurance coverage at least for one year period
  • Complete an Immigration Medical Examination (the instructions will be sent to you by Canadian Immigration officer)


After you send your application for super visa for parents, the visa centre will examine it to ensure it is accomplished and follows all the guidelines. If your application is incomplete, it will not be processed and returned back to you. Processing time of your application will depend on the office where it was submitted.

So, if you want to find out more what is required to visit your relatives, spend time with grandparents and your family, contact our professional consultants and get more information on how to make your stay in Canada memorable and joyful.

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