Sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAHs) are organizations incorporated under the laws of Canada or any province thereof, that signs a Sponsorship Agreement with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Organizations entering into a sponsorship agreement with IRCC generally submit several refugee sponsorships a year. SAHs are typically religious organizations, ethno-cultural groups, or other humanitarian organizations. SAHs may operate nationally, managing many CGs and/or co-sponsors across Canada, or they may operate within a specific  regional/local geographical area to sponsor refugees directly and/or through designated CGs\Co-sponsors. SAHs and their CGs are also eligible to sponsor BVOR or JAS cases according to the terms and conditions of RAP.

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