Apply for Refugee Status
Who Can apply for Refugee Status?
To make a refugee claim, you
You may apply for refugee status if you fall under one of the two following categories:
A Person in Need of Protection
What is the Application Process?
You must submit your application through the online refugee portal. The application involves various questions such as your background information and the reasons for why you fled your home country. It is important that the application is completed in a manner that they will be helpful to you during your hearing. The information in your application forms can be raised during your refugee hearing.
When can I make my Refugee Claim?
You can make a refugee claim either at the port of entry (you came in at a land border, airport or seaport), or you can choose to make your claim after your arrival in Canada at a later date.
What is the Refugee Process in Canada?
Can I work while I wait for Refugee Status?
Yes. After your eligibility interview, you will be eligible for an open work permit.
Our lawyers have assisted many clients from various countries claiming different reasons for refugee protection obtain refugee status in Canada.