3. Who qualifies as a "Dependent Child"?
For Family Sponsorship purposes, a dependent child means a child who is:
- Under 19 and unmarried on the date the application for sponsorship is submitted (and still unmarried on the date the child lands in Canada); or
- Of any age or marital status and is a continuously enrolled full-time student, who is financially dependent on his or her parents since before the age of 19 (or since becoming a spouse or common-law partner, if this happened before 19); or
- Is financially dependent on a parent since before the age of 19 because of a disability.