Dependent children Meeting Requirements

Posted in Dependent Child and other Sponsorship

Family member When requirements have to be met
Spouse or common-law Meets the requirements of the class as set out in section 5.14 above and
partner (applicant) meets the definition of spouse or common-law partner as described in OP
2, Section 6 when the application is received and when a decision on
permanent residence is entered into FOSS.
Dependent children • is under 22 years of age and not a spouse or common-law partner
under 22 years of age when the application is received; and,
• without taking into account their age, they continue not to be married
or not involved in a common-law relationship at visa issuance; and
when they enter Canada; or when a decision on permanent
residence is entered into FOSS.
Dependent children Since becoming a spouse or common-law partner, they have been:
under 22 years of age,
a spouse or common- • substantially dependent for financial support on either parent
law partner and a full- (including non-sponsoring parent); and,
time student
• continuously enrolled and actively pursuing a course of study at an
accredited post-secondary institution,
without taking into account their age, when the application is received
and at visa issuance and when they enter Canada and/or a decision on
permanent residence is entered into FOSS.
Dependent children Since before the age of 22 or, if married or a common-law partner before
over 22 years of age the age of 22, since becoming a spouse of common-law partner, they
and a full-time student have been:
• substantially dependent for financial support on either parent
(including non-sponsoring parent); and,
• continuously enrolled and actively pursuing a course of study at an
accredited post-secondary institution,
when the application is received and at visa issuance and when they
enter Canada and/or a decision on permanent residence is entered into
FOSS.
Dependent children Since before the age of 22 has been:
over 22 years of age • substantially dependent for financial support on either parent
and unable to be (including non-sponsoring parent) when the application is received:
financially self-
and,
supporting due to a
• continues to be substantially dependent upon either parent (including
physical or mental
condition non-sponsoring parent), at visa issuance and when they enter
Canada or a decision on permanent residence is entered into FOSS.
Dependent children of Is the dependent child of a dependent child when the application is
dependent children received and at visa issuance and when they enter Canada and/or a
decision on permanent residence is entered into FOSS.

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