Child Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for sponsorship, a child must be dependent, meaning they are:
A child of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident or their spouse;
Are not married or in a common-law relationship;
Are under the age of 22.
If a child is over the age of 22, they may qualify as dependent as long as they:
Have a physical or mental condition that prevents them from being able to support themselves; and
Have depended on their parents for financial support since before the age of 22.