As the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) resumes holding in-person hearings, important COVID-19 health and safety measures are being put in place to protect hearing room participants, employees and visitors.
Refugee Protection Division, Notice to Appear, Annex A
COVID-19: Before you arrive for your hearing – what you need to know
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Claimant's Guide is for people who are claiming refugee protection under Canada's new refugee determination system, which came into effect on
December 15, 2012. It provides basic information about:
- How decisions are made about refugee protection in Canada;
- What the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) does; and
- What you need to do.