In 2019, 20,000 sponsors for parents and grandparents to become permanent residents will be accepted. The re-opening of the parents and grandparents sponsor program will be opening late January 2019.
In order to sponsor your parents and grandparents, there are a few conditions. You must be at least 18 years old, a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada or person registered in Canada as an Indian under the Canadian Indian Act. If you sponsor your parents and grandparents to come to Canada as a permanent residents, you must support them financially.
To start, prepare your 2019 interest to sponsor form (available noon EST January 28 2019) and submit this as soon as possible as once enough submissions are submitted, the form will be no longer available.
To better prepare for this form, visit IRCC’s website: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/immigrate-canada/family-sponsorship/sponsor-parents-grandparents/tell-us-you-want-sponsor-parent-grandparent.html