Notice for Afghan nationals
Canada has implemented special measures for Afghan nationals. If you believe you qualify as an Afghan national who assisted Canada, you can find details on how to apply here: Resettling Afghans who assisted Canada: How it works – Canada.ca.
For the special program for vulnerable Afghans, details will be shared as they become available. Please continue to check the government website.
NOTICE ABOUT COVID-19 AND CLAIMING ASYLUM
For information on how and where to claim asylum during the Covid-19 emergency, please check our “Applying for Asylum” page.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency created the website help.unhcr.org/canada for refugees and asylum-seekers who want to know about asking for asylum in Canada.
On this website, you will be able to find information about:
- Where you can ask for help in Canada
- How you can apply for asylum in Canada; and,
- What rights and duties you have as a refugee or asylum-seeker in Canada.
The page will be continually updated.