Phoenix Legal provides legal assistance for spousal and family sponsorship in Calgary to help you determine if you meet those requirements. According to Citizenship & Immigration Canada, to qualify as a sponsor, you must be a Canadian citizen, a person registered in Canada as an Indian under the Canadian Indian Act or a permanent resident aged 18 or older with enough income to reasonably support your relative(s) once they immigrate.
If you’re a Canadian citizen living abroad and plan to return when your relative(s) immigrates, you may still be considered eligible. You may be considered ineligible for spousal or family sponsorship if you:
Parent sponsorship changes coming soon!
Please contact our office to learn of the new changes to the parent sponsorship stream coming in 2019.
Who Can You Sponsor?
However, you may be able to sponsor any relative of any age if you meet certain requirements. Please contact us to discuss.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I sponsor a non- immediate family member?
No. The Family Class program allows citizens and permanent residents to sponsor spouses, dependent children, parents and grandparents. You may sponsor a non-immediate family member if you have legally adopted them.
Do I need to meet minimum income requirement to sponsor my spouse?
No. Spousal sponsorships do not require you to meet a low income threshold to be eligible to sponsor.
Make the Sponsorship Process Less Stressful
Whether you’re planning to adopt a child or need assistance for family sponsorship in Calgary, Phoenix Legal provides you with the legal assistance to help make the sponsorship application process smoother and less stressful.
Whether you’re seeking to sponsor a spouse, dependent, parent or adopted child, please call us today for further information regarding the application forms, fees and processing times involved.