Special program to sponsor Afghan refugees without refugee status from the UNHCR or a foreign state

This program is now full

We’ve received enough applications to fill all spots for this special program. Find out about other ways you can sponsor refugees or help Afghan refugees.

Starting October 17, 2022, groups of five and community sponsors in Canada were able to sponsor Afghan refugees without having to submit a refugee status determination (RSD) document.

If you already applied

We’ll review and process your application. Find out when we’ll contact you and what else happens after you apply as a

Make sure you keep your information up to date

You must tell us if

Follow the instructions in your sponsorship application guide to tell us if any of this information changes.

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