Non-resident services

Live in another province or territory but need legal aid in Ontario?

If you live in another province or territory but you need legal aid services in Ontario, call us to see if we can help. We do not provide service for matters outside of Ontario.

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call us through Bell Relay service at 1‑800‑855‑0511.

Live in Ontario but need legal aid in another province or territory?

If you live in Ontario but your matter is taking place in another province or territory, you should apply with the legal aid plan in the province or territory where your matter is taking place.


Live outside of Canada and need legal aid services in Ontario?

If you live in another country, we may be able to help if you qualify and have a legal matter in Ontario. For more information, please contact us.

When you call, tell us immediately if you need an interpreter. We will get you one for free.


Visiting from another country and need legal aid services in Ontario?

We may be able to help if you qualify, have a legal matter in Ontario, and you:

  • are a visitor
  • are here on a visa or temporary resident permit
  • are a person without status and have been in Ontario for less than one year (for example: you have overstayed your visitor’s visa or are a refugee claimant

Call us to see if we can help.

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call us through Bell Relay service at 1‑800‑855‑0511.

When you call, tell us immediately if you need an interpreter so we can get you one for free.