LR Services is an immigration firm based in Calgary with a fundamental goal to assist clients across the globe on matters pertaining to Canada Immigration & Settlement.
There are 2 ways to apply for refugee status in Canada:
You can apply for refugee status at any port of entry.
This means an airport, seaport or land border.
The officer you make your refugee claim to decides if your claim is eligible to be referred to the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB).
If your claim is eligible, you
Are given a document confirming that your claim has been referred to the IRB
Have 15 days to complete all the forms in the application package and submit them to the IRB
You can make a refugee claim in Canada at certain Immigration,
Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) offices.
If you choose to apply at an IRCC office, you
Must have all the forms in the application package completed and with you
Will not be scheduled for an interview with an immigration officer until you show in person that you have completed all the forms
If the officer decides that your refugee claim is eligible, you are given a date for your IRB hearing.
If you’re eligible to make a refugee claim, you have to go to a hearing at the IRB.
The officer gives you a Confirmation of Referral. It confirms that your claim is being referred to the IRB. At a later date, the IRB will send you a NoticetoAppear for a hearing. This notice tells you
Where to go for the hearing
The time you must show up
Your hearing’s start time
You must bring all your identity documents to your hearing, including your
Any other documents that may prove your identity or support your refugee claim
LR Immigration will provide
Guidance to apply
Prepare claimants for hearing
Appeal for rejection cases at IRB