Family sponsorship

Your relatives can live, study and work in Canada if they become permanent residents of Canada. You can sponsor certain relatives to come to Canada if you’re at least 18 years old and a:

  • Canadian citizen or
  • person registered in Canada as an Indian under the Canadian Indian Act or
  • permanent resident of Canada

Canada Post services across Canada may be affected by ongoing delays in service from continued labour negotiations.

Our processes will be unaffected though you may experience delays in:

If you’re planning on traveling to Canada or submitting an application (including for a passport or other travel document), apply early.

Visit Canada Post for more information before sending any application by mail. We’ll keep you updated as we learn more.

Services and information

Sponsor your spouse, partner or dependent children

Who can apply, how to apply, forms, fees and processing times

Sponsor your parents and grandparents

Who can apply, how to apply, forms, fees and processing times

Sponsor your relatives

Who can apply, how to apply, forms, fees and processing times

Visit your children or grandchildren

Who can apply, how to apply, forms, fees and processing times

Sponsor your adopted child

Who can apply, how to apply, forms, fees and processing times

Information for sponsored spouses or partners

Identify abuse or neglect and get help if you are being abused

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