The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be conducting the Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Lottery 2021 between September 23 and October 7.
What Is the Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Lottery 2021?
The Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Lottery 2021 will invite around 30,000 applicants over 2 weeks. The invitation will be sent to applicants who submitted their applications for the lottery between October 13, 2020, and November 3, 2020.
Applicants who receive an invitation will become Canadian permanent residents and obtain all benefits that come with it. While it is not impossible to receive an invitation, certain requirements must be met for the application to be eligible.
What Are the Eligibility Requirements for the Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Lottery 2021?
The sponsor, that is, the Canadian citizen or permanent resident must be at least 18 years of age to sponsor their parents or grandparents for permanent residence in Canada. In addition to that, they must meet the Minimum Necessary Income (MNI) requirement. To meet this requirement, they will be required to submit the Notice of Assessment issued by the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) for the 2018, 2019, and 2020 tax years.