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Canada to increase super visa length of stay for parents and grandparents to 5 years

June 24, 2022

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine |

On June 7, 2022, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser announced enhancements to Canada’s super visa program that will allow super visa holders to stay for a longer period of time.

According to the announcement from the government of Canada, the changes which come into force on July 4, 2022, will:

Since 2011, Canada’s super visa has helped Canadian citizens and permanent residents reunite with their parents and grandparents for extended periods of time. This multiple-entry visa, which is valid for up to 10 years, has allowed parents and grandparents to remain in Canada for 2 years at a time. This makes the super visa more beneficial than a regular multiple-entry visitor visa, under which the length of stay is usually 6 months or less.

More details available on the IRCC website.

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