Super Visa for Parents and Grandparents – New Milestones

Canada has issued more than 50,000 to Parents and Grandparents of Canadians since December 2011.

As part of its Action Plan for Faster Family Reunification, the Canadian Government has kept its promise of prioritizing the parents and grandparents reunification while the immigration department endeavour to reduce the backlog of the permanent residence applications of parents and grandparents.

The Super Visa allows parents and grandparents to stay in Canada for longer period of time, up to 2 years. The visa has a long term validity of 10 years.

Statistics show that the approval rate of Super Visa for Parents and grandparents has remained steady and consistently high since the launch of the Super Visa. According to the CIC website, Canada is issuing close to 1,200 super visas on monthly basis making it one of the most popular visa programs. The processing time for this visa is also very quick with an average of three months or less in most cases. The top countries using Super Visa for parents and grand parents include India, China, Philippine and Pakistan.

To learn more about Super Visa for Parents and Grandparents, please contact us in Toronto at 001-647-835-0660 or 001-416-913-0230 or send us an email at

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