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Part 7 Division 3 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (the “IRPR”) governs who can be a sponsor.

It provides that in order to sponsor family members, a sponsor must:

  • be 18 years of age or older;
  • be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
  • currently residein Canada if they are a permanent resident;
  • file a sponsorship application in respect of a family member in accordance with section 10; and
  • if the sponsor landed as a principal applicant through a family reunification stream, wait 5 years since the date of landing before they submit the sponsorship application.

Although the IRPR does not explicitly state it, Registered Indians are also eligible to sponsor family members.


2. Sponsors

Training Manuals

Several Family Class training manuals.

FC Training