Sponsorship of parents, grandparents, adopted children and other relatives — The sponsor’s guide (IMM 5196)

Tables and charts

1: Federal Government:


 Low Income Cut-off (LICO)

Effective until December 31, 2011

Size of Family Unit Minimum necessary income
1 person (the sponsor) $22,229
2 persons $27,674
3 persons $34,022
4 persons $41,307
5 persons $46,850
6 persons $52,838
7 persons $58,827
More than 7 persons, for each additional person, add $5,989

 

2: Quebec Province:

Effective from January 1 to December 31, 2011


Table 1 – Basic Income Required by Sponsor to Meet Basic Needs of Own Family

Total Number of Family Members Basic Annual Income Required
1 C$20,975
2 C$28,315
3 C$34,958
4 C$40,205
5 C$44,747
The gross annual income is increased by C$4,542 for each additional dependant.


Table 2 – Additional Income Required by Sponsor to Meet Basic Needs of Sponsored Person and His/Her Family Members

Persons 18 and over Persons under 18 Gross Annual Income
Required by Sponsor
0 1 C$7,261
0 2 C$11,507
The gross annual income required is increased by C$3,837 for each additional person under 18.
1 0 C$15,343
1 1 C$20,614
1 2 C$23,276
The gross annual income required is increased by C$2,660 for each additional person under 18.
2 0 C$22,499
2 1 C$25,204
2 2 C$27,207
The gross annual income required is increased by C$1,997 for each additional person under 18 and by C$7,153 for each additional person 18 or over.

 

(From cic.gc.ca)