Temporary public policy concerning applications for permanent residence as a member of the family class whose sponsor must meet a minimum income requirement in 2021

Date Announced:

December 23, 2021

Active Period:

Applies to new and pending applications.


The public policy will exempt certain permanent residence applicants from the requirement that their sponsor must meet all of the requirements of the Regulations for the 2021 taxation year.

Departments and Agencies:

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:

Family class (reunification)


minimum income requirement | permanent residence applicants

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