How does someone who is already in Canada make a claim?
If someone who is already in Canada wants to make a refugee claim, it is called making an ‘inland claim’. They must complete some forms and bring them to a Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) (formerly Citizenship and Immigration Canada or CIC) office. Not all offices accept refugee claims – the claimant should check first.
The claimant must complete several forms. These include: