What to do if you receive a Parents and Grandparents Program 2021 invitation
Canada is holding its Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) 2021 lottery between September 23 and October 7.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) plans to draw some 30,000 candidates from the lottery over a two-week period. IRCC will only consider those who submitted an Interest to Sponsor form on its website between noon Eastern Time on October 13, 2020 and noon Eastern Time on November 3, 2020.
Please check the email account used to submit your Interest to Sponsor form frequently over the next two weeks to see if you receive an invitation. Make sure to also check your spam/junk folders for messages from IRCC.
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The email subject is "Parents and Grandparents Program Invitation / L’invitation à présenter une demande dans le cadre du Programme des parents et des grands-parents - CPCM / CTDM".
Sponsors and applicants who receive an invitation to sponsor will have only 60 days to submit a complete immigration application including supporting documents (e.g., income tax records, civil status documents, and other material information).
Receiving an invitation may prove to be a once in a lifetime opportunity to obtain permanent residence for your loved ones. It is therefore important that you act quickly.
How Campbell Cohen can assist you
Campbell Cohen is a leading Canadian immigration law firm with over 45 years of experience. We are here to help you move quickly so you can submit the strongest PGP application possible to the Canadian government.
If you received an invitation to sponsor, we invite you to contact us for a free consultation so we can assist with your PGP application. You may complete our contact form or reach us at 1-888-947-9445.
To assist you with your PGP 2021 application, Campbell Cohen will:
- Have a discussion with you to walk you through the application process and answer your questions
- Confirm that you meet the PGP 2021's eligibility criteria
- Collect all of your documents and complete the application forms
- Submit your application within the 60-day deadline to IRCC
- Correspond with IRCC
- Keep you updated on the application processing and notifications/requests that we receive from IRCC
- Answer any additional questions you may have throughout the entire process
Consider the Super Visa if you do not receive a PGP 2021 invitation
If you do not receive a PGP 2021 invitation, you may wish to consider the Super Visa. Super Visas can remain valid for up to 10 years and allow your parents and grandparents to come to Canada as visitors. Please also feel free to contact us if you wish to schedule a free Super Visa consultation with our law firm.
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