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Posted on June 08 2022

Canada Super Visa soon to allow 5 years of stay in Canada per visit

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Updated January 24 2024

News highlights

  • The Canadian government maintains its priority for family reunification.
  • New enhancements for Canada Parent & Grandparents Super Visa announced.
  • The length of stay for the Canada Super visa has been increased to 5 years per entry into Canada.

It’s always been the priority of the Government of Canada to give facilitate family reunification through pathways in Canada immigration. This is relevant considering the scope of revival measures adopted by the Canadian government. The country is hard at work recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim is to attract, keep, and facilitate the integration of immigrants capable of contributing to Canada’s success.

Sean Fraser, Immigration Minister in his words....

The Canadian Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, Sean Fraser has announced enhancements to the Parents & Grandparents Super Visa program. The following are the changes due to be implemented from July 4, 2022:

  • The stay length for Super Visa holders will be 5 years for each entry into Canada. Those who have a Canada Super Visa also have the option to make a request to extend the duration of their stay by up to 2 years at a time while they are in Canada.
  • The Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship can designate international medical insurance companies to give coverage to Canada Super Visa applicants in the days to come. As of now, only Canadian insurance providers are allowed to give the required medical coverage that Canada Super Visa applicants need to have.

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The Canada Super Visa has been instrumental in reuniting Canada PR visa holders/Canadian citizens with their parents and grandparents since 2011. Under the Canada Super Visa, they can visit Canada for longer periods of time.

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What is Super Visa?

The Super Visa is a multiple-entry visa. It has a validity of up to 10 years. Up till now, it has permitted parents and grandparents of Canada PR/Canadian citizens to live in Canada for 2 years at a time. Due to this, the Canada super visa has been more beneficial than any other multiple-entry visitor visa. Other regular visitor visas provide a stay length of 6 months or less.

The new announcement has reiterated Canada’s commitment to bring and keep families together.

If you are willing to migrate to Canada, talk to Y-Axis, the leading immigration and career consultant in the UAE.

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