Learn about how you may be able to come to Canada if you need refuge.
Refugees and asylum
Canada has a history of providing refuge to those whom need it. Learn more about Canada's history in regards to refugees here.
Apply for refugee status from within Canada, find out how to come to Canada as a refugee, or find refugee services in Canada: What you need to know
How the NWC can (and cannot) help
Our office is here to provide you with the information you need and direct you to the authoritative sources to answer your inquiries. However, we are unable to complete forms for you or advise you on any actions you should take in regards to immigration.
The NWC is an informational resource centre. This information is provided as a basic guide to understanding Canada's immigration processes, which change from time to time. Please use this resource as a guide only as it may be incomplete or outdated. Links are provided to authoritative sources. Please confirm the information with the proper bodies, organizations, etc.