Legal references related to Identity Management

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) officers should be familiar with the legislative and regulatory authorities in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR).

Identity Management

For information about: Refer to:
Collection of personal information that relates to IRCC activities, and is intended to be used for an administrative purpose directly regarding the individual to whom it relates. Sections 4 and 5 of the Privacy Act
Any application submitted under the Citizenship Act Sections 13, 23.1 and 28 of the Citizenship Act and sections 2-14 of the Citizenship Regulations No.2
Any application submitted under the IRPR Section 10 of the IRPR
Production of documents Section 13 of the IRPR
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