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Canada Immigration- Get Ready for Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP) Opening on 4th January, 2016

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 24, Nov 2015

visas default image The popular Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP) are likely to open on 4th January, 2016. The PGP program has been designed to allow the Canadian Residents, above 18 years to sponsor their parents or grandparents for the permanent residency in Canada. This certainly is an ideal immigration program to enable the aged parents and grandparents to visit their children and grandchildren in Canada. Get your application ready for the upcoming PGP Program The interested PGP immigration applicants must prepare their file as early as possible as this program gets capped very soon in view of its popularity. Hence, if you are also willing to apply for Canadian Visa under this program to get your documents together and ready to apply for this program. The program was earlier opened in the month of January this year, and was capped very soon. The Liberal Government has declared to double the number of PGP applications Its a great opportunity for the PGP applicant to secure their Canadian Visa as the new Liberal Government has declared to double the number of PGP applications in a year from 5000 to 10000, which will certainly allow more and more parents to get a Canadian Permanent residency under this program. Although, the timely preparation and assistance from a reliable Immigration Consultancy Services is advisable for smooth and hassle free immigration to Canada. The Eligibility Conditions for the PGP Sponsor

  • An applicant must be minimum 18 years or older
  • He/she must be a Canadian Permanent Resident or a Canadian citizen
  • Must fulfill the criteria of the minimum essential income level needed for this program and need to submit the notice issued by CRA (Canadian Revenue Agency) to support their sponsorship
  • The sponsor need to provide the assurance that he/she will provide the financial support to the sponsored relative for the period of 3 to 10 years, depending on the age of the sponsored relative.
How to Apply for PGP program for Canadian Permanent Residency? If you are looking to apply Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP), you need to follow the comprehensive immigration procedure for the same. The specified visa procedure set by CIC (Citizenship and Immigration Canada) often must be followed without any errors, when applying for PGP visa. Any unnecessary fault or error in application may lead to unnecessary delay or denial of application. Therefore, its advisable to take the expert guidance and support to apply for this particular visa to make application with pin point accuracy. You may get in touch with Canadian Immigration Expert at Visas Avenue to make application for your visa. The Visas Avenue is a renowned Canadian Immigration Consultancy Service, that help the immigration applicants to understand the visa process and apply for their visa with complete accuracy as per the regulations. To contact the Visas Avenue Immigration Specialist, you may fill the free assessment form available on its website. Once, you submit your details in the form you will receive a call back from a Canadian Immigration Specialist with comprehensive Immigration Process details and plan.


Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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