Canada to increase length of stay for Parents and Grandparents Super Visa to 5 years per entry

In addition, the Immigration Minister may designate international medical insurance companies to provide coverage to Super Visa applicants in the future.

IRCC has just announced major reforms to the Parents and Grandparents Super Visa.

Effective July 4, 2022:

  • The length of stay for Super Visa holders will be increased to five years per entry into Canada.
  • People who currently have a Super Visa also have the option to request to extend their stay by up to two years while in Canada. This means current Super Visa holders will now be able to stay in Canada for up to seven consecutive years.
  • Canada‚Äôs Immigration Minister will have the authority to designate international medical insurance companies to provide coverage to Super Visa applicants in the future.