Parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents have a new option for visiting Canada. As of December 1, 2011, you may be eligible to apply for the Parent and Grandparent Super Visa and enjoy visiting your family in Canada for up to two years without the need to renew your status. Only Spouse and common law partners can apply under this visa and not dependents.
To apply for the Parent and Grandparent Super Visa, you must:
Along with the requirements mentioned above, the person must be a genuine visitor to Canada who will leave by choice at the end of the visit. Among the things that could be considered are:
In addition to being found admissible to Canada, the parent or grandparent must also: