Canada Super Visa for parents and grandparents of Canadian Citizen or permanent Residents (Super Visa) Immigration Canada has created the new Parent and Grandparent Super Visa. This visa will be valid for up to 10 years and will allow an applicant to remain in Canada for up to two (2) years at a time
»Requirement of the Sponsor
› A letter of invitation from their child or grandchild residing in Canada;
› Most recent copy of the notice of assessment.
› Most recent copy of the child or grandchild’s T4 or T1.
› Original letter from the child or grandchild’s employer stating their job title, job description and salary.
› Child or grandchild’s employment insurance pay stubs.
› Proof of the applicant’s parental relationship to the child or grandchild (e.g., a copy of the child or grandchild’s birth certificate, baptismal certificate or other official document naming the applicant official document as the parent).
› Proof of private medical insurance valid for a minimum of one year with a Canadian insurance company (a copy of the insurance certificate or policy) that provides a minimum coverage of $100,000.
»Parents or Grandparents
› Complete an Immigration Medical Examination
› Be a genuine visitor who will leave by choice at the end of the visit
› Have strong ties to their home country.
› The maximum validity for the multiple entries Super Visa is ten years, or one month prior to the applicant’s passport’s expiry, whichever is earlier.
Within that time, Super Visa holders can remain in Canada for periods of up to two years but on the other hand, a regular visitor visa is usually valid for a maximum period of six months.