If you have a family, spouse, marital partner, or a kid who is at least 18 years old who is a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident and lives in Canada, you can easily obtain free sponsorship to go there.
And if you don’t know anyone in Canada, don’t get down on yourself—we’ll reveal another option later on in this article.
One of the best and most stunning nations in the world, Canada is regarded by many as a haven for people looking for a fresh start and more promising opportunities.
It is among the nations with the lowest crime rates in the modern world.
For both residents and immigrants, Canada creates more than 100,000 open positions each year.
If you decide that getting a job is important to you, you can always migrate to Canada to do so.
Through various immigration programs, including sponsorship from close relatives, family members, partners, and even businesses, thousands of people relocate to Canada each year.
Finding a sponsor in Canada is difficult due to the small number of people who are qualified to do so.
Canada recognizes the value of families, which is why family sponsorship was established.
This program allows Canadian citizens and permanent residents who have families living abroad to bring such family members back to Canada.
Who is Eligible to Be A Sponsor?
Only a small number of people in Canada have the authority to sponsor you for immigration.
These people include your immediate family members who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents and who live in Canada, your spouse or partner who is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and by extension an employer in Canada who wants to hire an express entry pool candidate who is an international skilled worker.
However, the employer must first make sure that neither a Canadian citizen nor a permanent resident can fill the position.
What are the requirements to Become A Sponsor?
To you can become a sponsor in Canada
- You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident currently residing in Canada.
- Have enough funds to sponsor your relative or partner. Proof of financial resource is usually required so do well to provide one.
- Be at least 18 years and above
- If you were previously sponsored to Canada, you are not allowed to be a sponsor.
- If you have previously sponsored a family member and failed to meet to requirements to be a sponsor.
- You must put in the paper an agreement to financially support your relative, partner, who you wish to bring to Canada. The agreement stretches for as long as 20 years, depending on your relationship with who you are sponsoring.
- Show proof that they have not been in any way subject to the community or social assistance except if they are disabled.
- If you have been convicted for a serious crime in Canada before or currently, you are not eligible to be a sponsor.
- You cannot sponsor more than one person to Canada. So if you have sponsored a relative before, or a family member, you will not be eligible again.
- If you have received immigration loan and you never paid back, or you made a late payment, you may not be allowed to sponsor again.
Ways To Get A Sponsor in Canada
Through its family sponsorship program, Canada permits its citizens and permanent residents to invite their loved ones here for a family reunion. Sponsorship is available to qualified sponsors;
- Spouse, common-law, or conjugal partner
- Dependent child
Steps to sponsor your loved ones to Canada
- Your next step is to apply to sponsor your loved one’s immigration to Canada once you have fulfilled all the requirements and provided all the necessary documentation.
- Visit Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website or Office and request a sponsorship form.
- Fill up the form adequately, and provide correct information.
- Pay all necessary application charges including processing fees, right of permanent residence fee, and biometrics fee. You can pay either on the IRCC website or at their office.
- Done? Mail the filled form back to IRCC and await a response.
Application Charges or Fees You Should Pay
|Family Member||Application Charges|
|Dependent Child||Sponsorship Fee $80Processing Fee $80|
|Spouses, Parents, GrandParents, and Relatives above the 22 years||Sponsorship Fee $80Processing Fee $480Right of Permanent Residence $495|
|Relatives under the age of 22 years||Sponsorship Fee $80Processing Fee $80Right of Permanent Residence $495|
If you don’t have any family in Canada, this is a fantastic alternative method of obtaining sponsorship.
And I’ll explain to you how to do it.
Employers and businesses in Canada are permitted to employ foreign workers when they are short-staffed and if no Canadian citizens or permanent residents are available to fill the post.
Finding a Canadian employer who will hire you is a difficult task here because the certificate from your nation might not be valuable in Canada or at least to the employer.
Read on to learn how to obtain a sponsor from your employer.
How Do I Find An Employer To Sponsor Me?
Even in your own country, many Canadian firms are currently looking for overseas labor, which you may not have known.
All you need to do is look in the proper spot.
Find a Canadian embassy in your nation, go there, and ask if any Canadian companies are presently hiring foreign workers or if any job fairs are being conducted by Canadian companies in your area.
From time to time, some colleges in your native country may host employment fairs that include Canadian businesses.
Try to find out if any of these fit into your degree program.
Employers in Canada can hire immigrants or foreign workers by using firms and specific programs in the country.
Therefore, you should apply through these programs in order to interact with your possible Canadian employer, who will almost certainly sponsor you.
Programs that Connect You With Potential Employers
- Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants Program
- Federal Internship for Newcomers Program
- Canadian Immigrant Fair
Companies that Connect You With Potential Employers
- Hire Immigrants
- Immigrant Employment Council of BC
- MOSAIC Employment Services: Career & Job Fair
- Canada’s Best Diversity Employers