What information do the forms ask for?
The Basis of Claim Form asks about a claimant's reasons for making a refugee claim.
The other forms ask questions about the claimant and their family members, whether in Canada or not. Here are some of the questions:
- What is the claimant’s date of birth, citizenship, and marital status?
- What are the dates of birth, citizenship, and marital status of the claimant’s family members?
- What identity documents do they have or can they get?
- What route did they take to come to Canada?
- Did anyone help them get here?
- What travel documents did they use?
- If they are 28 or older, where have they lived for the last 10 years?
- If they are younger than 28, where have they lived since their 18th birthday?
- Are they associated with or have they belonged to any groups or organizations?
- Do they have criminal charges or convictions in any country?
- Have they or any family member made a refugee claim before, here or anywhere else?
- What is the claimant’s history of education and employment?
- Has the claimant completed military service?
- Does the claimant have any history of involvement in war crimes, terrorism, or organized crime?
- Does the claimant have any history of serious disease or mental or physical disorder?