Visiting your children and grandchildren in Canada – Super Visa

If you’re the parent or grandparent of a Canadian permanent resident or citizen, you may be eligible for a super visa. A super visa lets you visit Canada for up to 2 years at a time. It’s a multi-entry visa that is valid for a period up to 10 years.

If you want to stay for 6 months or less, apply for a visitor visa.

grandparents can visit Canada with a Super Visa

How to apply for a Super Visa?

Get your documents ready

Before you apply for a super visa, you need to have the following documents ready for approval:

Visit your family in Canada with a Super Visa
a letter of invitation from your child or grandchild who is a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada that includes: a promise of financial support for the entire duration of your visit
the list and number of people in the household of the person who is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident a copy of this person’s Canadian citizenship or permanent resident document
proof that your child or grandchild’s household meets the minimum necessary income; examples include: Notice of Assessment (NOA) or T4/T1 for the most recent tax year
Employment Insurance stubs employment letter including salary and date of hiring
pay stubs bank statements
proof of payment for medical insurance from a Canadian insurance company that is: valid for at least 1 year from the date of entry
at least $100,000 coverage a document confirming that you had an immigration medical exam