Important health and safety measures
The health and safety of Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) personnel and those visiting IRB premises is the IRB’s top priority.
Health and safety measures
All visitors must:
We've taken the following steps to help maintain health and safety in our offices:
- Plexiglass barriers have been installed in all our hearing rooms. Audio devices in hearing rooms have also been reconfigured to allow for better recording.
- We have increased sanitization of all public spaces including hearing rooms, which will be sanitized before and after each hearing.
- Heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in all IRB office have been enhanced to improve overall quality. Consult the
PSPC website for more information.
health and safety guidance to learn what to expect before and after arriving at an IRB office.
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Status of buildings and operations
All IRB buildings are now open and hearings have resumed. Staff and visitors are required to follow the
COVID-19 health and safety measures.
Browse our new
COVID health and safety image gallery. Photos represent a standard set in place across all of our IRB offices.
For refugee claimants
For participants in detention review and admissibility hearings
For refugee appellants
For immigration appellants