Last Updated: June 11, 2017

How to become a private sponsor or Welcome Group volunteer


Forming or joining a private sponsor group

For an individual to become a sponsor of refugees to be resettled in Canada (Privately Sponsored Refugees or Blended Visa Office Referred refugees), there are three choices:



For full details of the application process, see:





Forming or joining a Welcome Group

To become a volunteer to support Government Assisted Refugees (GARs) already arrived in Canada, as part of a Welcome Group of the Together Project, see: