Classification of admission category of immigrant

2 - Immigrant sponsored by family

This category includes immigrants who were sponsored by a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and were granted permanent resident status on the basis of their relationship either as the spouse, partner, parent, grand-parent, child or other relative of this sponsor. The terms "family class" or "family reunification" are sometime used to refer to this category.

Classification of admission category of immigrant - Classification structure
Code Category
21Sponsored spouse or partner Sponsored spouse or partner
22Sponsored parent or grandparent Sponsored parent or grandparent
23Sponsored child Sponsored child
24Sponsored intercountry adopted child Sponsored intercountry adopted child
25Public policy or humanitarian and compassionate case sponsored by family Public policy or humanitarian and compassionate case sponsored by family
26Immigrant sponsored by family, not included elsewhere Immigrant sponsored by family, not included elsewhere
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