Canada has introduced a separate visa category to let its citizens and permanent residents call their parents and grandparents on a Super Family Visa. It is a temporary resident visa with some features of a permanent visa. The visa issued is valid up to one month before the expiry of your passport. It is a multiple entry visa and let people stay without status renew for 2 years.
The visa is easy to get with some basic requirements in place and the processing time being just a few months.
To apply for the parent and grandparent super visa, you must:
- Be the parent or grandparent of a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada,
- Be allowed to enter Canada and
- Meet certain other conditions.
Note: You cannot include dependents in this application. Only your spouse or common-law partner can come with you under this visa.