A Super Visa is a form of temporary residence that allows your parents and grandparents to stay in Canada for up to two years at a time without having to leave Canada. This can also be extended for up to one additional year while they are in Canada. It allows multiple entries and is valid up to 10 years(the same validity of passport minus 1 month). This visa only allows them to visit and does not allow them to work in Canada. Dependants cannot be included in this type of application.
As a Super Visa is for temporary residence, your parents and grandparents would not have any benefits in Canada such as government medical.
As part of the application, the Canadian citizen or permanent resident child or grandchild would have to prove that their household meets the minimum necessary income to support their parent or grandparent for a super visa. This is a requirement even if the applicant has enough money to fund their trip. The following documents are examples of what can be used as proof of these funds:
When assessing the minimum necessary income, the child or grandchild needs to calculate the “total number of persons they will be responsible for.” This needs to include:
Several things are considered by the visa officer before your application is approved. You must be a genuine visitor to Canada who will leave by choice at the end of your visit.
Some points which are looked at :
Government fees : CAN$100.
Biometrics : CAN$85. You may need to give your fingerprints and photo (biometrics) with your application.
Processing time : times vary by country. Processing time doesn’t include the time you need to give biometrics.