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Unveiling the Super Visa Document Checklist

Imagine waiting anxiously at the Vancouver International Airport, the crisp Canadian air nipping at your cheeks as you wait to embrace your parents, who you haven't seen in years. The joy in their eyes is evident as they step out of the arrival gates, and you know that the efforts you put into securing a Super Visa for them were all worth it. At Ansari Immigration, we've been fortunate to be part of many such joyful reunions, aiding families in navigating through the immigration process seamlessly.

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Testimonials: “I had a ton of questions about the Super Visa process, but the team at Ansari Immigration was always there. They were like the beacon of hope guiding us through a stormy night,” shares Michael, who reunited with his parents last winter.


Q&A on Super Visa:

  • What is a Super Visa? A Super Visa allows parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens or permanent residents to stay in Canada for up to two years without the need to renew their status.

  • Who is eligible? The key eligibility criteria include having a child or grandchild in Canada, possessing valid travel insurance, and showing proof of funds.

Now, to the meat of the matter – the documents you need to make this dream a reality. The Super Visa Document Checklist:

Navigating Your Application: What's on the Super Visa Document Checklist?

  • A completed application form [IMM 5257] (Application for Visitor Visa).

  • A completed family information form [IMM 5645] (Family Information).

  • Two passport-sized photos of yourself and each accompanying family member.

  • A valid passport and copies of any previous visas or stamps.

  • A copy of your child’s or grandchild’s Canadian citizenship or permanent resident document.

  • A signed letter from your child or grandchild in Canada, inviting you to visit and stating that they will provide financial support for your stay. The letter should include the following information:

    • The purpose and duration of your visit.

    • The number of people in their household and their relationship to you.

    • The address where you will stay during your visit.

    • The details of their income and expenses.

    • A promise to repay any social assistance that you may receive during your stay.

  • Proof of income and financial support from your child or grandchild in Canada, such as:

    • A copy of their Notice of Assessment (NOA) from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for the most recent tax year.

    • A copy of their T4 slips or pay stubs from their employer.

    • A copy of their bank statements showing their savings and investments.

    • A copy of their employment contract or letter from their employer.

  • Proof of medical insurance from a Canadian insurance company, covering at least $100,000 for health care, hospitalization, and repatriation, and valid for at least one year from the date of entry. The insurance policy should include the following information:

    • The name, address, and phone number of the insurance company.

    • The policy number and the name of the insured person.

    • The effective and expiry dates of the policy.

    • The coverage details and exclusions.

    • A confirmation that the policy is valid for multiple entries to Canada.

  • A medical exam from an approved panel physician in your country of residence. You will need to provide a copy of the medical exam form [IMM 1017] (Medical Report) and any additional documents or test results requested by the panel physician. You will also need to bring your original passport and four photos to the medical exam appointment. You can find a list of approved panel physicians on the [IRCC website].

  • Any other documents that may support your application, such as:

    • Proof of your ties to your home country, such as property deeds, bank statements, employment letters, etc.

    • Proof of your travel history, such as previous visas, stamps, tickets, etc.

    • Proof of your relationship to your child or grandchild in Canada, such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, adoption papers, etc.

This journey may seem daunting, but with a seasoned Vancouver Immigration consultant like Ansari Immigration, you are not alone. From helping you understand the eligibility criteria to ensuring all your documents are in order, we are here to guide you every step of the way.

Call to Action: Ready to take the first step towards reuniting with your loved ones? Get in touch with Ansari Immigration, your trusted immigration consultant, and let’s make your Canadian dream a reality. We’re here to help, answer your queries, and guide you through every step of the immigration journey. Explore our other blogs for more insights into the Canadian immigration process.

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