New parent and grandparent sponsorship application forms, guide and information on how to apply will be available on December 31, 2013.
All new applications must be completed using the new forms.
No new applications will be accepted for processing before the program re-opens on January 2, 2014.
To allow for the counting of the cap in a fair and equitable manner, applications must be individually packaged and delivered to CIC's Case Processing Centre in Mississauga, Ontario exclusively by mail or by courier only.
Fee payment to the Receiver General for Canada will be accepted on or after January 2, 2014 by credit card or certified cheque only.
Please read the frequently asked questions in the Help Centre.http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/family.asp