Travel authorizations to leave Afghanistan
Canada and its allies have received assurances from the Taliban that Afghan citizens with travel authorization from other countries will be allowed to leave Afghanistan. Find out more.
Canada has announced the resettlement of up to 20,000 vulnerable Afghan nationals to Canada. This will be done through 2 programs:
A special immigration program for Afghan nationals, and their families, who assisted the Government of Canada. Find out more about this special immigration program
A special humanitarian program focused on resettling Afghan nationals who are outside of Afghanistan and who don’t have a durable solution in a third country, which will include people such as
human rights advocates
persecuted religious minorities
journalists and people who assisted Canadian journalists
immediate family members of one of the above
extended family members of previously resettled interpreters who assisted the Government of Canada
this includes family members who are still in Afghanistan
You don’t need to currently be in Afghanistan or return to Afghanistan to be eligible or to have your application processed once you’re able to apply.