Immigration appeals

New IAD Rules for immigration appeals have now come into force.

To learn how this affects new and pending appeals, read Summary of key changes to the Immigration Appeal Division Rules.

The Immigration Appeal Division (IAD) hears appeals on immigration-related matters, including sponsorships, removal orders and residency obligations.

Services and information

Making an immigration appeal

Information on filing a Notice of Appeal and preparing for your appeal hearing.


Collection of forms that will allow you to complete your process.

Procedures & practice notices

This section outlines the core procedural steps that define the administrative tribunal process at the IRB. It also includes the description of other processes.

Policy instruments

Learn about IRB's policy instruments: Chairperson's Guidelines and Instructions; Jurisprudential Guides; and Policies.

Legal resources

The section contains papers on key legal concepts and procedural matters in immigration and refugee proceedings before the Board.


Learn about new initiatives related to immigration appeals.

Act, Rules, Regulations

Consult the act, rules and regulations which provides the IRB with jurisdiction to hear and decide cases on immigration and refugee matters.