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- ensure they remain up-to-date and accessible
- improve user experience
We recommend always downloading the forms directly from our website rather than reusing previously saved versions. This will ensure you’re always using the most up-to-date forms.
This page offers a collection of forms for
immigration appeals and
detentions that will allow you to complete your process.
Most of the forms available on this site are PDF forms that can be completed directly on-screen. Forms requiring signatures must be printed. Print or save the forms and then submit them following the instructions found on the forms.
If you have any questions concerning these forms, please read our
instructions for Adobe PDF page or
The RAD is temporarily not requiring signatures on documents and RAD forms submitted in support of an appeal in order to expand the use of electronic communication with the RAD and promote physical distancing.
- Notice of disclosure form
When providing documents to the Immigration Appeal Division (IAD), appellants or their counsel are required to provide a written statement indicating how and when they were provided to the Minister's counsel.
- List of witnesses form
Appellants or their counsel are required to provide a list of any person (including you) who testifies at a hearing with the Immigration Appeal Division (IAD).
- List of documents form
If more that one document is being submitted to the Immigration Appeal Division (IAD), appellants or their counsel are required to provide a list of such documents.
- Notice of appeal – removal order appeal
This Notice of Appeal form is required to appeal a removal order received at an admissibility hearing or at an examination.
- Notice of appeal – residency obligation appeal
This Notice of Appeal form is required to appeal a decision made outside of Canada that a permanent resident did not meet their residency obligation.
- Notice of appeal – sponsorship appeal
This Notice of Appeal form is required to appeal the refusal of an application for a permanent resident visa for a sponsored family member.
- Confirmation of Hearing Needs
This Confirmation of Hearing Needs form may be used to inform the IAD of interpreter and witness needs for a hearing.
- Notice of Withdrawal of Appeal
The Notice of Withdrawal form may only be used if no substantive evidence has been accepted in the hearing of the appeal.
Detention reviews and admissibility hearings
Requests from the Indian Consulate
To obtain a letter from the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada for the purpose of attesting to whether you have submitted a claim for refugee protection, please fill out this
form (PDF, 325 KB).