Asylum – refugee protection from in Canada

Who can claim asylum in Canada, how it works, and resources for people making a claim.

Services and information

Claim refugee protection from inside Canada

Apply from in Canada as a refugee if you fear persecution, or if you are in danger if you return to your home country

Appeal a refugee claim

Appeal process for refugees inside Canada and the role of the Refugee Appeal Division

Find services for refugees in Canada

Access health care, get help to adjust to Canada, financial help and refugee rights

For asylum seekers: What you need to know

What asylum is for and how the process works

Protect yourself from fraud

Stay safe from immigration fraud, such as marriage or document fraud, and email and Internet scams

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