The IRCC recently released this update that Canada is opening up its borders to allow extended family members of Canadians, and people crossing the border for compassionate reasons to enter the country starting October 8, 2020.
Extended family members who will be able to come to Canada next week include:
couples who have been in an elite dating relationship with a Canadian citizen or lasting inhabitant for at slightest one year, and who have gone through time within the physical nearness of their Canadian accomplice amid the relationship, as well as their subordinate children;
the children of Canadians who are over the age of 22, and are not considered dependent children;
siblings including half and step-siblings; and
These individuals will not require a basic reason to come to Canada as long as they are remaining for more than 15 days, and meet existing qualifications and tolerability prerequisites. They will moreover require:
to provide IRCC with required documentation, including a completed and signed statutory declaration to show they meet the definition of an “extended family member” of a Canadian;
to travel with a valid passport and travel documents such as a visitors visa, or electronic travel authorization;
to have written authorization from IRCC to travel to Canada as an extended family member.
“Like all travelers, extended family members will be subject to all public health measures, including the mandatory 14‑day quarantine period upon arrival in Canada,” according to the IRCC media release. “The final decision on who can enter Canada is made by a border services officer at a port of entry.”
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