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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): Super Visa and Insurance

Immigration is a confusing process no matter how you look at it. With all the forms and applications and requirements, it’s not an easy undertaking!

In this post, we’ve compiled some of the most frequently asked questions regarding super visas to ease your mind!

Who is eligible for a Super Visa?

parent or grandparent of a Canadian citizen or a Canadian permanent resident is eligible for a super visa. Conversely, anyone who is a dependent of a super visa applicant is not eligible for a super visa but may be eligible for a standard visitor’s visa.

What’s the difference between a super visa and a visitor’s visa?

We covered that in this post. Check it out!

Is the Super Visa multi-entry or a single entry visa?

The super visa is, by default, a multi-entry visa, meaning you can go in and out of Canada multiple times over the duration of the visa. There are single-entry super visas available, but that depends on the discretion of the immigration officer whether or not that will be granted.

How do I calculate my family size to determine minimum income threshold?

For this portion of the application, include the following people when determining your family size: The child/grandchild who invited you, their dependents/children, anyone travelling with you, anyone the child/grandchild may be sponsoring for immigration.

Can I switch from immigration sponsorship (a permanent resident application) to a super visa application?

Yes, you can withdraw your sponsorship application and apply for a super visa instead.

How long does it take to process a Super Visa application?

As of March 8, 2018, the processing time for a super visa from India, according to Citizenship and Immigration Canada (the CIC for short), is 79 days. The processing time changes and depends heavily on where the applicant is coming from, the current workload at the CIC and many other contributing factors. You can stay up to date as times change at

Where do I get Super Visa health insurance?

To get the most affordable super visa health insurance policy, you’ll need a Canadian brokerage. You won’t find better than Maxxlife Financial Inc.

The team at Maxxlife can save you up to 40 percent against their competitors. Whether you have perfect health or some pre-existing conditions you have to live with, worry not; Maxxlife Financial Inc can ensure you get the policy you need to give you the peace of mind while visiting Canada. Getting a quote is quick and easy – visit or call them at 1-855-846-2524.