Find out if you’re invited to apply

How the 2023 intake will work

For the 2023 intake, we’ll invite potential sponsors from the remaining pool of interest to sponsor forms submitted in 2020.

Between October 10 and 23, 2023, we’ll send 24,200 invitations to apply to potential sponsors. Our goal is to accept up to 15,000 complete applications.

If you’re invited to apply

We’ll send your invitation to the email address you put on your 2020 interest to sponsor form. To make sure you don’t miss our invitation

If your email address has changed or you have lost your confirmation number

You’ll be able to use the Find your lost confirmation number page to

We’ll post a link to the Find your lost confirmation number page on October 23, 2023.

If you’re not invited to apply

Parents and grandparents can visit for extended periods

If you’d like your parents and grandparents to come to Canada, they may be eligible to apply for a super visa which could let them stay in Canada for 5 years at a time.

Parents and grandparents visiting on a super visa can also apply for 2-year extensions to their stay while still in Canada.

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