Notice of appeal – sponsorship appeal


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Important notice

The following notice of appeal forms can be completed on screen then printed. They can also be saved locally through your browser or Adobe Acrobat software.

As of January 31​, 2020, you also have the option of submitting the Notice of Appeal and othe​r documents through email in all regional registry offices. For more information on this initiative, please refer to the practice notice​.

Important instructions for sponsorship appeals

As the sponsor, you have the right to appeal the refusal of the application for permanent resident visas made by the persons you sponsored, under section 63(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. The form must be completed in English or in French.

Once the form notice of appeal - sponsorship appeal is completed, you must provide it to the office of the Immigration Appeal Division (IAD) so that it is received no later than thirty (30) days after you received the Immigration​, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) refusal letter which contains the written reasons for refusal. The Notice of Appeal must be provided together with a copy of the IRCC refusal letter.

The addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers, and emails of the IAD offices are listed below. You must provide your notice of a​ppeal to the IAD office that serves the province or territory where you live. If you choose to provide these documents by mail, you must make sure that the IAD office actually receives the document before the deadline.

Immigration Appeal Division offices

IAD Office - Montréal

If you reside in: Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut,​ Ottawa

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Immigration Appeal Division
Guy-Favreau Complex
200 René Lévesque Blvd. West
Montréal, Québec
H2Z 1X4

Telephone: (514) 283-7733
Fax: (514) 283-0164

IAD Office - Toronto

If you reside in: Ontario (except Ottawa)

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Immigration Appeal Division
25 St. Clair Ave E, Suite 200
Toronto, Ontario
M4T 0A8​

Telephone: (416) ​954-1000 or 1-866-790-0581​​
Fax: (416) 954-1165

IAD Office - Vancouver

If you reside in: British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Yukon,​ Northwest Territories

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Immigration Appeal Division
300 West Georgia Street, 16th Floor
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 6C9

Telephone: (604) 666-5946 or 1-866-787-7472
Fax: (604) 666-3043