To help refugee claimants and stakeholders understand the refugee determination system and ensure they have sufficient information to help them through the various steps.
Canada's New Refugee Determination System
On December 15, 2012, amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act came into force. These changes have had a significant impact on the RPD and how it processes claims for refugee protection.
The documents and information provided on this page pertain to claims for refugee protection referred to the RPD on or after December 15, 2012. For claims made before December 15, 2012, please refer to the legacy claims page.
Important Documents and Forms