Permanent Resident status based on Humanitarian and Compassionate (H&C) Grounds is only possible under certain circumstances. H&C provides the flexibility to grant permanent residence status or a permanent resident visa to certain foreign nationals who would otherwise not qualify in any class.
There are some restrictions with respect to examination of applications for H&C consideration.
Restrictions on examination of applications:
Certain people who have an outstanding H&C request
Inadmissibilities for which an exemption may not be requested
Other restrictions on H&C applications
People who have made a refugee claim
Calculating the 12 month bar
Immediate application of the bar
Exception – Medical condition posing a risk to life
Exception – Best interests of a child (BIOC)
Intake of applications for family members A humanitarian and compassionate assessment considers circumstances and factors that may be sufficiently compelling to allow for the requested exemption.
We review your individual situation and advise you on the best immigration options.
Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant
Consultant Réglementé en Immigration Canadienne
Member in good standing with the
Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council