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IRCC News: Accepting More Applications for Parents and Grandparents

August 20th, 2018 – The IRCC has just officially announced they will accept 20,000 sponsorship applications for parents and grandparents in 2019.  This number is 4 times the amount that was accepted in 2014.

As stated by the IRCC:

  • IRCC will accept for processing 17 000 applications for sponsorship of parents and grandparents, in 2018, and 20 000 applications, in 2019.

  • The number of parents and grandparents to be admitted to Canada in the coming years are as follows:

    • In 2018, the government plans to admit 20 000 parents and grandparents in its immigration levels plan.

    • Parents and grandparents admission levels will increase to 20 500, in 2019, and 21 000, in 2020.

Source: IRCC

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