Welcome to My Refugee Claim

My Refugee Claim is a guide for people making refugee claims in Canada.

My Refugee Claim helps you:

  • learn about Canada’s refugee protection process
  • stay connected to people who can help
  • be prepared every step of the way

Acronyms and Glossary

Understand important words and terms you will hear during the refugee claim process.

Orientation Booklet

View and print the Orientation Booklet. This attractive resource gives you an overview of Canada’s refugee protection process. Use it as you move forward through your journey.

Community Resources

Community Resources

Connect to people who can help you on your journey, wherever you are in Canada.
Important Contacts

Important Government Contacts

Stay in touch with the government agencies important to your claim.


Learn who the My Refugee Claim website is for, who created it, and what inspires it.
Ready Tours

Ready Tours

Sign up for your free, online Ready Tour and get ready for your refugee hearing.