Supporting Afghan nationals: Key figures

On August 13, 2021, Canada announced the resettlement of up to 20,000 vulnerable Afghan nationals to Canada.

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The information below is up to date as of September 19, 2021

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This is preliminary information. Data are approximate and subject to change.

Applications

Applications received (counted in persons)
13,100
Applications approved (counted in persons)
9,500

Afghan refugees in Canada

Persons arrived in Canada under the special programs
2,200
Persons now in destination community after quarantine
1,000

For privacy, and for the safety and security of those involved, we can only provide preliminary data. We can’t provide details on specific cases. We’ll update this page as more information becomes available.

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