CIC News > Latest News > Q & A: Sponsoring A Sibling

Q & A: Sponsoring A Sibling

Font Style

Font Size

Q. I am a permanent resident and have a brother who is 23. How I can sponsor him or apply for him?

Answer: A sibling is not considered a member of the Family Class, unless he or she is the dependent of a parent. You may sponsor your brother alone only if you are unmarried, have no close family in Canada, and have no existing members of the Family Class (I.e., parents, fiancee).

Otherwise, he would have to seek admission in an independent category, and may benefit from bonus points as an assisted relative.

Tags:

Comments

One thought on “Q & A: Sponsoring A Sibling

  1. Avatar
    neepan gunaretnam

    hi I’m a canadian citizen and am still studying and doing pert time job. i want to know if i can sponsor my parents and my sister who dependent of my parents.

We welcome your feedback

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.