How To Apply For Parents Sponsorship program Canada and its Eligibility Criteria: Every year, a large number of people immigrate to Canada. And they move to Canada on different visas like student visas, work visas, and permanent residences. So, after completing certain requirements they are eligible to sponsor their parents for Canadian permanent residency. If you meet all the requirements, you can apply application for sponsorship of your parents. Moreover, there is some application fee and processing time that we will discuss further in the post.