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Canada Student Visa

Super Visa For Parents And Grandparents

What is Super Visa?

  • Super Visa is a temporary resident permit which will allow parents and grandparents to stay for up to 5 years per every single visit to Canada. This can be used as long term multiple entry Visa. Further, after completing 5 years of stay,  you could also be approved for an extension of up to 2 years for an additional stay in Canada.

Why Super Visa?

  • It allows applicant to stay for extended period of time - maximum of 5 years per each single visit to Canada

  • It is meant for Parents or Grandparents of Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residents

  • Another advantage of Parents and Grandparents Super Visa is its relatively short processing time of approximately 8-10 weeks.

Applicant Eligibility:

The application for this visa is made to a visa office outside of Canada. The applicant for a Parents and Grandparents Super Visa must meet certain criteria's as below:

  • Applicant must be eligible for a regular visitor visa and should not be ineligible on the basis of criminal and medical grounds

  • Proof of Relationship to show that they are the parent or grandparent of a Canadian citizen or a Permanent Resident

  • Medical insurance from a Canadian insurance company that is valid for at least one year, providing a minimum coverage of $100,000 for health care, hospitalization and repatriation;

  • Undergo a medical examination before applying

Eligibility of the Applicants family member in Canada

  • Demonstrate that they are a Canadian citizen or Permanent resident;

  • Provide the applicant with a letter of invitation.

  • Demonstrate their income is above a predetermined minimum level: LICO as determined each year by Canada Immigration