Asylum seeker
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Asylum seeker



Asylum applications are submitted to the Government of Canada.

To submit your application and obtain the necessary forms, contact Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.


Check the latest data on the situation of asylum seekers in Québec.


Are you living in Québec while your asylum application is being reviewed? You are entitled to services from the Government of Québec upon your arrival, namely:

  • financial assistance;
  • accommodation;
  • healthcare;
  • French courses;
  • access to school;
  • and more.

Information guide

Consult the Guide for asylum seekers in Québec wishing to obtain Québec government services (PDF, 196 Kb). It contains a lot of information on the services you are entitled to.

Certain services are accessible upon presentation of the Refugee Protection Claimant Document issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Keep it handy at all times.

Information sessions

Participate in a free information session to find out about these services, receive practical advice and better understand life in Québec.

The sessions are given in French and English.

For more information, call La Maisonnée at 514 271-3533.

Housing assistance organizations

Community organizations have been designated to help you find housing as soon as possible. You can contact them with confidence.

Legal aid organization

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Last modification : 2018-11-20
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