The Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP) is expected to reopen
on January 4, 2016.
Generally, Canadians and Permanent Residents who are 18 years of
age or older are eligible to sponsor their parents and
grandparents. Individuals may be ineligible to sponsor if they have
defaulted on court orders or sponsorship undertakings, are in
prison, or have declared bankruptcy.
In 2015, the PGP's 5,000 application limit was reached
shortly after the program opened. Many applicants who submitted
their applications in the first two weeks of January 2015 were
ultimately turned away.
While the new Liberal Government has promised to double the
number of accepted applications, that change has yet to occur.
We strongly recommend that interested applicants begin preparing
their applications now to ensure that they are not turned away.
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