Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

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SPONSORSHIP RESOURCES

The list below includes relevant and useful resources for those looking to sponsor refugees to Canada.

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  1. TOOLKITS AND GUIDES
    RSTP Handbook for Sponsoring Groups
    • Canadian Council for Refugees Private Sponsorship of Refugees Toolkit
    • Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) Application Guide (IMM 5413)
    • Sponsorship Agreement Holder Forms
    • The Refugee Forms
    • Tips for Constituent Groups of SAHs
  2. SPONSOR’S ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Want to sponsor a refugee? Here’s what you need to know to get started
    • Responsibilities of Sponsors
    • Sponsorship Settlement Obligations
    • Tax Deductions Available (Child Tax Benefit)
  3. WHO CAN BE SPONSORED
    Eligibility
    • Selecting a Refugee  (Note: Visa Office Referrals are Not Currently Recommended for Syrian Refugees)
    • Bringing Family Members of Resettled Refugees Under the One Year Window Rule
  4. SPONSORSHIP PROCESS
    Overview of Process (Refugee Sponsorship Training Program – RSTP)
    • Working through a SAH
  5. PUTTING TOGETHER THE APPLICATION
    Which Forms Need to Be Filled Out
    • Link to Forms