Sponsor your spouse, partner or child: about the process

About the process

If you’re eligible, you can sponsor your spouse, partner or dependent children to become permanent residents of Canada.

If you do, you must be able to:

  • support them financially
  • make sure they don’t need social assistance from the government

Fees

Sponsor a spouse, partner from $1,040, or a child from $150

Processing time ?

Sponsor a spouse, partner: about 12 months Sponsor a child: varies by country

Check application processing times

The persons you sponsor may need to give biometrics after they apply. This processing time includes the time they need to give their biometrics.

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