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PROTECTED WHEN COMPLETED -
2021 DOCUMENT CHECKLIST
FOR PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS
(DISPONIBLE EN FRANÇAIS - IMM 5771 F)IMM 5771 (09-2021) E
As you work through the steps:
1. Upload this form and all other required documents to your online application.
2. If your documents are not in English or French, include a notarized (certified) translation with a copy of the original version.
3. If you are applying online, you will be asked to provide an electronic signature once you are ready to submit your documents to IRCC. If
you are applying on paper due to a disability, please disregard all references of uploading your documents online as you will be mailing
the paper application package to IRCC.
For the forms requested below, the principal applicant is responsible for completing the forms on behalf of their dependents who are 18 years
of age and older.
If you do not follow these instructions, the form(s) may not be accepted and the entire application may be returned.
IMPORTANT: If you cannot provide one or more document(s) required by this checklist, you must upload a written explanation for
each missing document. Submit any additional information under the section “other” in your online application.
You may be asked to provide an original copy of a form with the original handwritten signature(s) if an IRCC officer determines it is
Forms List (for the Sponsor)
Parents and Grandparents Invitation to Apply Letter
Note: Upload the invitation to apply letter with your confirmation number and include it in under the section “other” in your online application
1. Application to Sponsor, Sponsorship Agreement and Undertaking (IMM 1344)
To be completed online, printed, signed by hand and dated by you (the sponsor), your co-signer (if applicable), and the person you are
sponsoring (principal applicant). Make a digital copy of the completed, signed and dated form.
Note: You should keep a copy of this document for your records. This agreement lists the obligations and responsibilities that fall unto the sponsor,
co-signer (if applicable) and the persons being sponsored.
2. Financial Evaluation for Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship (IMM 5768)
To be completed by you and your co-signer, if applicable. Residents of Quebec do not need to complete this form.
If you answered "No" to question 8 or if your co-signer answered "No" to question 16, you must complete the Income Sources for the
Sponsorship of Parents and Grandparents (IMM 5748) form.
3. Statutory Declaration of Common-law Union (IMM 5409)
To be completed, signed by hand and dated by the sponsor and the cosigner, only if in a common-law partnership.
Forms List (for the Principal Applicant)
4. Generic Application Form for Canada (IMM 0008)
To be completed online by the principal applicant.
6. Schedule A - Background/Declaration (IMM 5669)
The principal applicant must complete this form online for themselves and on behalf of all their dependents who are 18 years of age
IMPORTANT: For this form to be accepted:
a) it must be complete
b) the principal applicant must sign this form via digital declaration.
Note: For question 6 in the Schedule A, if the principal applicant or a dependent has not worked in the past 10 years (e.g. they are retired), they
must provide details of their personal history since the age of 18.