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Humanitarian And Compassionate Ground in Surrey

Those who do not meet the requirements to become permanent residents of Canada under other categories may be eligible to apply under this category if they can demonstrate exceptional circumstances. Those with extraordinary cases may qualify for humanitarian and compassionate grounds.

Eligibility for Humanitarian And Compassionate Ground in Surrey

If you are facing hardship in your home country and want to come to Canada, you may be eligible for humanitarian and compassionate grounds (H&C). H&C grounds allow people to apply for permanent residence from inside Canada.
  • You must be a foreign national currently residing in Canada in order to qualify under Humanitarian and Compassionate Ground.
  • You feel humanitarian and compassionate considerations justify granting the exemption(s) you need from one or more requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) AND
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