Humanitarian & Compassionate Grounds

This application is for persons in Canada who would suffer excessive hardship if they had a return to their home country to apply for permanent residence in Canada as required by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Cost and inconvenience are not considered excessive hardship.

​Failed refugee applicants

1. Survivors of human trafficking
2. Family members of refugees or permanent residents
3. Stateless persons
4. Victims of domestic violence who left a family sponsorship
5. People who cannot be removed because of a risk