Sponsored refugee
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Sponsored refugee

Sponsored refugees are welcomed and financially supported by a group of two to five people or a non-profit organization that has agreed to take responsibility for them by signing a collective sponsorship undertaking. For more information and definitions, see Humanitarian immigration – Collective sponsorship

Your 5-step process!

Are you a sponsored refugee? Below is a typical immigration process based on the experience of other refugees. Take the time to read it. It will give you a general idea of the steps that may apply to your situation.

  1. Being selected in Québec
    The undertaking application submitted by a group of two to five people or a sponsoring organization on your behalf has been accepted. You must now submit an application for selection. To come to Québec, you must meet the requirements of both the Government of Québec and the Government of Canada.

  2. Preparing before departure to make your integration into Québec easier
    You will soon be leaving for Québec. If possible, take advantage of the waiting period before your departure to prepare yourself and learn more about your destination. This will help make your integration into Québec that much easier.

  3. Proceeding to the Immigration Québec office upon arrival at the airport
    You have arrived at your destination. Read this section for a brief overview of the entry and reception formalities that await you.

  4. Taking steps to successfully integrate into Québec
    The Government of Québec and several of its partners will guide you in your efforts in order to facilitate your integration.

  5. Bringing your spouse or children to Québec
    If you have been in Québec for less than a year and your spouse or children listed on your immigration application were unable to accompany you when you left, there are specific procedures for bringing them to Québec.

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