Canada Super Visa

The Canada Super Visa is a unique and expedited way for parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents to visit and stay in Canada for an extended period. This visa allows eligible individuals to enjoy the warmth of family reunions without the need for frequent visa renewals.

Key Features of the Super Visa

Long Duration Stay:

The Super Visa provides the flexibility of an extended stay, allowing parents and grandparents to spend more quality time with their loved ones in Canada.

Multiple Entries:

With the Super Visa, beneficiaries can travel in and out of Canada multiple times within the validity period, providing convenience for family visits and travel.

Quick Processing Times:

One of the notable advantages of the Super Visa is its fast processing times, enabling eligible applicants to join their families in Canada sooner.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Canada Super Visa, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Relationship Requirement:
    • The applicant must be the parent or grandparent of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
  2. Financial Stability:
    • The sponsor (child or grandchild) in Canada must meet specific income requirements to demonstrate the ability to support the visiting family member.
  3. Insurance Coverage:
    • Super Visa applicants are required to obtain private medical insurance coverage for a minimum period and meet other health and security criteria.
Document Checklist for Super Visa Application

1. Letter of Invitation:

  • A formal invitation from the Canadian host (child or grandchild) that includes details such as the purpose of the visit, duration of stay, and a commitment to financial support.

2. Proof of Relationship:

  • Documents establishing the familial relationship between the applicant and the Canadian host, such as birth certificates or other official records.

3. Proof of Financial Support:

  • Financial documents of the Canadian host, demonstrating the ability to financially support the applicant during their stay. This may include pay stubs, employment letters, and tax documents.

4. Super Visa Application Form:

  • Completed and signed application forms, accurately filled out by the applicant.

5. Passport:

  • A valid passport for the applicant with a minimum of two blank pages for visa stamps.

6. Two Passport-Sized Photographs:

  • Recent passport-sized photographs meeting the specified requirements.

7. Travel Insurance:

  • Proof of private medical insurance coverage for at least one year, meeting the specific criteria outlined by the Canadian government.

8. Immigration Medical Examination:

  • A medical examination conducted by an approved panel physician to ensure the applicant meets health and safety standards.

9. Bio-metrics:

  • Biometric information, including fingerprints and a photograph, may be required as part of the application process.