Declaration of Family Relations Form: First-time Home Buyers’ Rebate
If you’re applying for the First-time Home Buyers’ Rebate, you need to submit the Declaration of Family Relations Form if a relative will live in the house as their primary residence.
Use the Declaration of Family Relations Form if the relative (not you) will live in the house as their primary residence. You need to submit the form as part of the First-time Home Buyers’ Rebate application process.
Who can use this form
You need to use this form if you want to qualify for the First-Time Home Buyers’ Rebate if a relative (not you) will be living in the home as their primary residence.
A relative is someone who is related to you by blood, marriage, common-law relationship or adoption.
A common-law relationship is a relationship between 2 people who have been living together for at least 1 year, or a relationship that is registered as a domestic partnership under the Vital Statistics Act.
To qualify for the rebate, your relative cannot have owned and occupied a home in Canada in the last 5 years. If your relative did own and occupy a home, the home needs to have been involuntarily destroyed in the last 5 years.
Before you start
Make sure you have:
- proper name of your relative
- Social Insurance Number and birth date of your relative
- address of new construction
- barrister, commissioner of oaths or notary public to legally swear to the form