Program delivery update: Processing in-Canada claims for refugee protection of minors and vulnerable persons

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

April 11, 2019

There are some discrepancies between the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) and the program delivery instructions (PDIs) on processing refugee claims for minor children and vulnerable adults. The PDIs have been updated to add instructions on processing refugee claims for vulnerable adults, as described in the IRPA.

Updated instructions

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