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Parent and grandparent super visa

A Super Visa is a multi-entry visa that provides multiple entries for a period up to 10 years to  visit children or grandchildren for up to 2 years at a time. 



  • be the parent or grandparent of a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada

  • have a signed letter from child or grandchild who invites to Canada

    • a promise of financial support for the length of visit

    • the list and number of people in the household of person inviting

    • a copy of inviting child or grandchild Canadian citizenship or permanent resident document

  • have medical insurance from a Canadian insurance company for

    • valid for at least 1 year from the date of entry

    • at least $100,000 coverage

    • have proof that the medical insurance has been paid (quotes aren’t accepted)


Application for a super visa should be made from outside Canada. Applicants should be allowed to enter Canada. It is required to take an immigration medical exam


Note that dependents cannot be included in the application.


Financial support (proof of funds)

The following documents can be used as proof of funds


  • Notice of Assessment (NOA) or T4/T1 for the most recent tax year

  • Employment Insurance stubs

  • employment letter including salary and date of hiring

  • pay stubs

  • bank statements

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