Refugees and asylum

Apply for refugee status from within Canada, find out how to come to Canada as a refugee, sponsor a refugee or find refugee services in Canada.

Residents of Hong Kong

You may qualify for special measures to come to Canada, including priority processing.

Features

Learn about Canada’s role concerning LGBTQ2 refugees

Canada is recognized around the world for its leadership in offering a safe haven to people who need refugee protection. Find out what Canada is doing to help LGBTQ2 refugees.

Stories from former refugees

Watch inspirational stories from former refugees about coming to Canada.

Canada: A History of Refuge

Visit our online refugee exposition to learn more about refugees in Canada.

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