We’ve improved this application package based on your feedback.
As of June 13th, 2017, revised guides and checklists are now available below. Find out more about what we’ve changed.
Get ready to apply
The Basic Guide (IMM 5525) has important information about:
- how to apply
- how to avoid common mistakes
If you are sponsoring your adopted child or a child you will adopt in Canada, use the application kit to sponsor adopted children and other relatives instead.
Get your checklist, forms and instructions
Pay your fees online
Find out how to pay your fees.
Submit your application
Find out how to:
Get updates about your application online
If you and the person you are sponsoring meet the eligibility requirements, we will mail or email you a request to link your application to an online account.
Having trouble? See the top questions about linking your application in the Help Centre.
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