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Temporary Immigration.

Super Visa

A Super Visa lets parents/grandparents visit their children or grandchildren for up to 2 years at a time. It’s a multi-entry visa that provides multiple entries for a period up to 10 years. 

What is the eligibility criteria for a Super Visa?

Here are some of the eligiblity criteria for a Super Visa:

  • The applicants must be the parent(s) or grandparent(s) of a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada

  • They must have a signed invitation letter from their child or grandchild who invites them to Canada that includes:

    • a promise of financial support for the length of the visit

    • the list and number of people in the household of this person

    • a copy of this person’s Canadian citizenship or permanent resident document

  • have medical insurance from a Canadian insurance company that is:

    • valid for at least one year from the date of entry

    • at least $100,000 CAD coverage

    • have proof that the medical insurance has been paid

How can the financial requirements be met?

The child or grandchild who invites you must prove that their household meets the minimum necessary income or MNI. The following documents are just some examples of what can be used as proof of funds:

  • Notice of Assessment (NOA) or T4/T1 for the most recent tax year

  • Employment Insurance stubs

  • employment letter including salary and date of hire

  • pay stubs

  • bank statements

Minimum Necessary Income (MNI)

Super Visa LICO 2020.PNG

Do parents/grandparents need to provide an upfront medical?

Yes applicants must provide an upfront medical which has to be completed by an approved IRCC Panel Physician.

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