Undertaking application
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Undertaking application

NOTICE: Be sure to send a complete application package to avoid having your application returned without being processed. Note that sending an incomplete application package can lead to significant delays in processing as well as additional postage fees.

To avoid the unnecessary return of your file, we recommend that you carefully read the instructions provided on the website and on the forms.

The main reasons for returning an application are:

- Incorrectly completed or unsigned undertaking application form;
- Incorrect payment method or incorrect amount
  (see Fees and payment methods);
- Missing documents or other unsigned forms.

To better serve you, the response time for an intention to reject has been extended from 30 to 60 days. If your application is incomplete and does not allow the Ministère to take a final and fair decision, a letter of intention to reject will be sent to you giving you the chance to provide your observations and if needed, the documents allowing you to respond to our intention to reject.


An undertaking is a contract that binds you as guarantor to the person you are sponsoring and the Government of Québec. You can submit your application to Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) once you have received confirmation that your sponsorship application is admissible from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

The Government of Québec establishes the scales used to evaluate the sponsor’s financial capacity and determines the duration of the undertaking. It also ensures compliance with the terms of this undertaking. Consequently, Québec sponsors are not affected by the changes made to the sponsorship of parents and grandparents by Canada. The scales established by Québec to evaluate the financial capacity and duration of the undertaking are provided in the kits at the bottom of the page.

Once your sponsorship application has been sent to IRCC, prepare your undertaking application in advance, including the application for the sponsored person’s selection certificate with all required documents, so that you are ready to send it to MIFI as soon as you receive an invitation from IRCC to proceed.

Undertaking application procedure

  1. Carefully read the Sponsor's Guide D-0503-FR (in French only - PDF, 134 kB)

  2. Determine which undertaking application kit applies to your situation

    The undertaking application kit consists of forms to complete and practical guides that provide all the information you need to easily submit your application.

    The content of the kit varies depending on your relationship to the person(s) your are sponsoring.

    Choose the undertaking application kit that applies to your situation.

  3. Complete the forms in the kit

    Note: You must complete two copies of the undertaking application form and sign both of them.

  4. Enclose:
    - A copy of the letter or email you received from the IRCC inviting you to continue your sponsorship process with MIFI;
    - Payment of the fees required to process your application;
    - All required forms, including those to be completed by the sponsored person, duly completed and signed.

  5. Send all of the above to the Direction de l'enregistrement et de l'évaluation comparative in Montréal

You are sponsoring
Your spouse, de facto spouse or conjugal partner and hir/her dependent child or children if they in turn do not have one or more dependent children of their own
Your dependent child
A child who you adopted before you settled in Québec

You are sponsoring
A dependent child who has a dependent child of his/her own
Your father, mother, grandfather or grandmother and his/her dependent children
Your brother, sister, nephew, niece, grandson, granddaughter, who is an orphan, under 18 years of age and neither married nor a de facto spouse

For applications subject to a financial assessment, you can use the calculator to determine the income required to support your undertaking.  

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