All invitations to apply for the 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) have been sent, according to Canada’s immigration department. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that all the invitations had been sent as of Monday January 11. Candidates who received an invitation now have 60 days to submit a full application. Those who
Canada has carried out the lottery draw for the 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is to notify the 10,000 sponsors selected to apply to the program over the next 10 days. The lottery selection program comes after prospective sponsors filled out the interest to sponsor form in the fall.
Canada’s Parents and Grandparents Program opens for the submission of Interest to Sponsor forms from noon EST on October 13, 2020. The three-week window for the submission of the form closes on November 3. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada officials will then select at random candidates to be issued invitations to apply. Canada will look
Canada’s Parents and Grandparents Program will open for a new application window later in October, it was announced on Monday, after it was delayed earlier in the year due to coronavirus. A three-week window for the submission of an interest to sponsor forms will open at noon EDT on October 13, closing again at noon
2019-12-31 – Canada’s federal government has delayed the opening of the intake process for the 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP). Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) says the delay is to allow more time for a new intake process to be developed. Previously, the process was due to open on January 1, 2020. Now
December 11, 2018 – Canada’s immigration department says details of the 2019 Parents and Grandparents Program will be released soon. The program will reopen in January 2019 with a first-come, first-served process, moving away from an unpopular lottery system that has been in place since the start of 2017. “Family reunification is a top immigration