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Sponsorship application


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A new regulation respecting immigration to Québec entered into force on August 2, 2018.

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The sponsorship application is the starting point of the sponsorship process. It must be submitted to the Government of Canada (more specifically, to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada – IRCC). It is the latter that determines who can be a sponsor, who can be sponsored and the s). It is the latter that determines who can be a sponsor, who can be sponsored and the situations under which the sponsor’s (guarantor’s) financial situation must be taken into account.


To apply to sponsor a relative, you must send to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada:


If the IRCC approves your sponsorship application, you will be invited to continue your process by submitting an undertaking application with the Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion.

Do not wait for the IRCC to contact you. Prepare in advance your undertaking application including the application for a selection certificate for the sponsored person along with all of the documents required so that you are ready to send it to the MIDI as soon as you receive an invitation from the IRCC to continue with your procedure.



If you are abroad when you submit your application, contact the Canadian Embassy covering your territory. This procedure, however, is restricted to the sponsorship of a spouse, de facto spouse, conjugal partner or a dependent child who is childless.

If your married or de facto spouse who you wish to sponsor is already in Canada, contact Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada to find out about the guidelines for sponsorship in this case.



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