What can a protected person do in Canada?
Protected persons can get the same loans and grants as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident to attend a designated educational institution in Canada. To learn more about financial assistance visit the Canada Student Grants and Loans.
Is a protected person an international student?
A student eligible for international fee exemption as a protected person is to present a protected person status document issued under section 31(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act or a “notice of decision” issued by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada or by the Immigration and Refugee …
Can a refugee claimant go to school in Canada?
Get a study permit
A study permit lets you to go to school while you’re waiting for a decision on your claim. You and any of your family members who also made a refugee claim may be eligible for study permits. You must have an acceptance letter from a designated learning institution.
Can protected person get OSAP?
Yes! If you are a ‘protected person’ or a convention refugee, you are eligible to apply for OSAP. However, there are certain documents which you must have before applying.
Does a protected person need a study permit?
Protected persons studying in Canada
Pursuant to R215(1)(g), protected persons, within the meaning of A95(2), may apply for a study permit from within Canada. However, they must meet all the conditions required of study permit holders as identified in R216(1).
How long does it take for a protected person to get PR in Canada?
There is no deadline to apply for permanent residence status but it’s a good idea to apply as soon as possible. It can take up to two years or longer to become a permanent resident.
Can protected person travel outside Canada?
As those who have obtained a refugee protection cannot travel with their own passport, and cannot get a Canadian passport right away, the government of Canada offers a Refugee Travel Document to bridge the gap. A Refugee Travel Document can be used as a passport to travel to other countries.
Can protected persons be refused permanent resident?
They may be granted permanent residence. … An application for permanent residence by an inadmissible person will be refused in this case. Refusal of the application does not affect the determination regarding the need for protection, and any applicant who is a protected person may remain in Canada.
What is protected status in Canada?
A Protected Person in Canada
You are a Protected Person if the IRB decides that you need protection, or if you are a “Convention Refugee”. You are also a Protected Person if CIC has approved your Pre-Removal Risk Assessment. A Protected Person can apply for permanent residency, based on application requirements.
Can I study as an asylum seeker?
All refugees who have applied for asylum in the UK are allowed to study and this should have no bearing on the eventual outcome of their application for asylum.
Do refugees get free education in Canada?
Although refugees have access to public education like any other Canadian resident, assistance does not include subsidies for post-secondary education. Furthermore, financial support from the government is only provided in the case of government-sponsored refugees.
Can international student apply for refugee in Canada?
If someone who is already in Canada as a visitor, a student or a worker and is afraid to go back to their country, the person can make a refugee claim at an office of Immigration Refugees Citizenship Canada (IRCC – formerly CIC).