Program delivery update: Asylum intake procedures at IRCC offices

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

August 22, 2019

With the coming into force of the Budget Implementation Act 2019 and other legislative and procedural changes over the past few years, the Immigration Program Guidance Branch (IPG) has comprehensively updated the instructions for in-Canada claims for refugee protection.

The instructions have been updated as follows:

Updated instructions

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