The Minimum Required Earnings to Get Family Sponsorship

In order to get Parental Sponsorship Canada, sponsors should go beyond the minimum essential income for the program. The requirement for income varies based on the number of family members being assisted in Canada, the locality of the sponsor in Canada and the figure of family members being sponsored.

Parental Sponsorship Canada

Minimum Necessary Income for Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship

For Parental Sponsorship Canada, the sponsor in Canada will only get the authority if they exceed the (MNI) for 3 following taxation years (except in the Quebec province). This necessity ensures that sponsors who bring their grandparents and parents to Canada are ready to take the financial responsibility which frequently comes with caring for older family members. Sponsors under the Parental Sponsorship Canada should complete the Minimum Necessary Income defined in the below chart. The Given MNI numbers are Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) numbers increased by 30%.

Some of the MNI details for persons living in Canada outside Quebec province are given below:

Number of family Members MNI (2018) MNI (2017) MNI (2016)
2 persons $40,379 $39,813 $39,371
3 persons $49,641 $48,945 $48,404
4 persons $60,271 $59,426 $58,768
5 persons $68,358 $67,400 $66,654
  • As a part of evidence to meet MNI requirement, the possible sponsors should provide their Notice of Assessment from (CRA) for the last three taxation years before applying.
  • If the sponsors don’t have the Notice of Assessment of 2018 when applying, they should submit their Notices of Assessment from 2015, 2016 and 2017.
  • If the sponsors are having 2018 Notice of Assessment at the time of application, they should submit their Notices of Assessment from 2016, 2017 and 2018.

(LICO) Details

Number of family Members Minimum Necessary Gross Income
2 persons $31,061
3 persons $38,185
4 persons $46,362
5 persons $52,583

Canada Parental Sponsorship

Minimum Required Earnings for Quebec Family Sponsorship

Sponsors living in the Quebec province should meet the various income requirements. Sponsors are supposed capable of managing an undertaking if, of the past twelve months, they should be having gross income from Canadian authority same as the total income shown in the given table.

Number of family Members Basic Yearly Income Required
1 person $23,855
2 persons $32,241
3 persons $39,806
4 persons $45,782
5 persons $50,953

So, it is necessary to meet all the above requirements by the sponsor to be eligible for Parental Sponsorship Canada and should also meet additional income requirements. Also, the applicant should be a Canadian citizen or a registered Indian. Read more here about Canadian sponsorship news here!