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Super Visa for Parents and Grandparents

Canada Super Visa—Your route to be with your children in Canada


Super Visa for Parents and Grandparents—What is it?

Super Visa is a temporary and multiple-entry visitor visa meant for parents and grandparents of Canada permanent residents and Canada citizenship holders. This visa allows parents and grandparents to live with their children who are Canada citizens or Canada permanent residents.

By getting this visa, holders can live in Canada with their children for a maximum period of two years without renewal of their status in Canada. So basically, Super Visa provides eligible parents and grandparents to live in Canada for a temporary period only.

Meanwhile, Canada permanent residents or Canada citizens can help their parents and grandparents to live in Canada permanently if they are sponsored for Canada permanent residence.

One of the remarkable factors of Canada Super Visa is that it gets processed within a short period of just 8 weeks. Now, that’s something wonderful about Super Visa for Parents and Grandparents.


How is a Super Visa different from a Visitor Visa?

Well, Super visa is different from Canada Visitor Visa in terms of the duration of time that it allows to Parents and Grandparents to live in Canada. So, while a Super Visa allows a stay of up to two years at a stretch without seeking any extension.

Canada visitor visa, on the other hand, allows parents and grandparents of Canada citizens or Canada, permanent residents to live in Canada for a maximum period of six months. If they want to stay for a longer duration, they shall have to make an application for extension of their Canada Visitor Visa.


Process of making an application for Super Visa

Super visa application can be made either online or through the normal application that is paper-based. You can choose to apply through any of the two options. Nonetheless, the eligibility conditions for Super Visa application process are the same.

You shall have to include, along with your Super Visa application, a letter of invitation, from either your child or your grandchild. This letter of invitation must have detailed information about your care in Canada and the total number of persons staying in the household in Canada.

Moreover, you have to provide proof of having your private health insurance from any Canada insurance company having a validity of not less than one year. Proof of having sufficient funds to support your Canada stay shall need to be furnished by your child or grandchild. These funds must meet the minimum LICO (Low Income Cut-Off) for the unit size of their family living in their Canada household.


Extension of Super Visa

Holders of Super Visa can live in Canada for a maximum period of two years. However, if they want to extend their stay in Canada for more than two years, then an application shall have to be made seeking an extension of your stay in Canada.

It is necessary that you must apply for an extension of your Super Visa not later than 30 days before the expiry of your current visa status. Meanwhile, if you have applied for an extension of your Super Visa and your present Super Visa gets expired while the application is under process, then you can be allowed to stay in Canada as you wait for the decision of your visa extension from the Canadian government. This is a special provision known as implied status.

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