A Guide for Refugee Claimants

Explains how to prepare for a refugee hearing. The booklet has information about:

  • how to prepare the documents,
  • important deadlines,
  • the legal issues involved, and
  • what happens at the hearing.

Also includes where to get legal help, government contact information, a hearing preparation checklist, and links to community resources.

For more information about the guide and other resources, visit Get Ready for Your Refugee Hearing.

Note that Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is now called Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

Refugees & immigrants