Refugee Appeals - Counsel

The Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) decides appeals of decisions made by the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) to allow or reject claims for refugee protection.

Important Documents and Forms


Refugee Appeal Division Issues Practice Notice: Use of Electronic SignaturesThe Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada has issued a practice notice that designates the use of an electronic signature to satisfy the requirement for RAD members to sign their reasons for decision.
Recruitment Campaign for Governor in Council Appointed MembersThe IRB is currently seeking candidates for full-time and part-time GIC appointed member positions in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver.
New RAD Appellant Record FormThe Refugee Appeal Division has developed a new form to help guide appellants in preparing their appeals.
Transcript Pilot ProjectAs of November 1, 2015, the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) will be conducting a transcript pilot project over a six month period.