Immigrant Access Fund Canada

Site: Toronto Office

Description (Service) Micro loans up to $10,000 to assist internationally trained immigrants and refugees in obtaining Canadian licensing, training, or upgrading required for work in their profession * loan can be used to pay for exams, training, qualification assessments, professional association fees, books and course materials, living allowance and other related expenses
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Canada, except Quebec
Eligibility Immigrants, permanent residents, provincial nominees, refugees, protected persons, or Canadian citizens born outside of Canada, living in a province or territory other than Quebec, and attempting to return to work in a field of previous employment in another country * lack alternate financial resources and do not have an undischarged bankruptcy
Application Call, email, or visit website for eligibility requirements and application process * application form available online to download * new applicants or those with existing loans, contact Loan Intake Specialist -- interview required by phone, email or in person
Languages English ; French
Fees Loan repayment and interest charges * refugees -- interest free
Address and Location
Located In Community Ontario
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
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Physical Access Wheelchair accessible entrance, assistance needed with door ; Easy access to elevator
Contact Information
Office Phone General inquiries 416-360-4445
Toll Free Phone Loan applications and inquiries 1-855-423-2262
Fax 416-360-5554
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Primary Contact Eric Ofori-Atta, Loan Intake Specialist
Primary Executive Claudia Hepburn, Chief Executive Officer
Mailing Address 1240 Bay St, Ste 800 
Toronto, ON M5R 2A7