- Refugee Protection Division
- Statistics, Trends, and Projections
- Points of Contact
Version 2 - 2013
Table of Contents
- About This Guide
- An Introduction to Refugee Protection in Canada
- Claiming Refugee Protection
- How do I make a claim for refugee protection?
- What are my responsibilities?
- Which language will the RPD use with me?
- When can the RPD declare that my claim has been abandoned?
- Can I withdraw my refugee protection claim?
- Basis of Claim Form and Paperwork
- What is a Basis of Claim Form (BOC Form)?
- How long do I have to complete my BOC Form?
- What language can I use to complete my BOC Form?
- Do children need to complete a BOC Form?
- Do I need a designated representative (DR)?
- What happens if I do not give my completed BOC Form on time?
- What happens if I do not give my contact information on time?
- Can I make changes to my BOC Form?
- Preparing for Your Hearing
- How will I know when my hearing will be held?
- Timelines for RPD hearings from when your claim is referred to the RPD
- What happens if I am not available and/or my counsel is not available on the hearing date?
- Can I change the official language I asked the RPD to use with me after submitting my BOC Form?
- What will happen if I change the official language I asked the RPD to use with me?
- Can I change the language to be interpreted at my hearing after submitting my BOC Form?
- Do I have to give the RPD any documents?
- When does the RPD need to receive my documents?
- Do my documents need to be translated?
- What other documents will the RPD use to decide whether to accept my claim?
- What do I need to show in order for my claim to be accepted?
- Your Hearing
- Who will make a deecision about my claim?
- Will an interpreter be provided for me?
- Do my children need to come to the hearing?
- Can I bring witnesses?
- What will happen at my hearing?
- What happens after the decision?
- Getting help
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