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What information do you need from me for the accelerated work permit for asylum claimants, and where do I send it?

The information required isn’t different for this process. You don’t need to submit a separate work permit application or pay any fees. A work permit application will automatically be created for you

  • if you requested one when you completed your claim information, or
  • once you submit your claim (for example, online through the Canadian Refugee Protection Portal or the IRCC Portal) and you
    • provide biometrics
    • complete your immigration medical exam

How to get a work or study permit when you claim refugee status from inside Canada

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