Applying for permanent residence
A refugee whose claim has been accepted can:
- Apply for permanent resident status
- Begin the process to bring immediate family members to Canada
- Apply for a health card under the Ontario Health Insurance Program (OHIP).
There are fees of $550 for each family member age 22 or older. The fee for each family member who is under age 22 is $150. These fees must be paid when the application is submitted.