If you have family members, such as parents or grandparents, who would like to stay with you for an extended time without necessarily becoming permanent residence, they may be eligible to apply for a super visa, or extended temporary resident visa. This is a multiple entry visa that can be renewed every two years, up to a maximum period of ten years.
The biggest advantage of a super visa is that applications are significantly faster, cheaper and more simple to process than permanent residence applications. There is no need for a sponsor, and the visa can usually be issued within two months of applying.
In order to apply for a super visa, you and your family members must meet the following eligibility criteria:
You are required to show that you can financially support your family members. The amount of funds you must have will depend on how many people will be coming, as follows: