How to Appeal Against a Canadian Visa Refusal

If you’ve received notification of a Canada visa refusal from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, it can be extremely distressing. Note that you do have options when it comes to appealing a Canadian visa refusal, however, time is not on your side. You may only have a very short window of time in which to appeal your Canadian visa refusal, even as little as 30 days.

What Are The Ways to Appeal a Canadian Visa Refusal?

The appeal options for Canadian visa refusal are:

  • Making a request for restoration to the Case Processing Centre or CPC.
  • Appealing your Canadian visa refusal to the Immigration Adjudication Division, or IAD.
  • Appealing your Canadian visa refusal to the Federal Court of Canada.

Which Option is Right for Me?

Which option for appealing against a Canadian visa refusal is right for you depends on many things, including what type of visa application it was. Did you apply for permanent residency, or did you apply for a Canadian visitor visa or study visa? Different avenues of appeal are better suited for different types of visas and personal circumstances.

You may only have as few as thirty days to appeal your Canadian visa refusal. This is a very short deadline and you must act quickly.

Appealing a Canadian visa refusal is an extremely complicated and delicate process. You will have to effectively demonstrate why your application should not have been denied and why you deserve a second chance. A licensed immigration lawyer can be your biggest asset and advantage during an appeal against a Canadian visa refusal!

Do You Need Help Appealing a Canadian Visa Refusal?

If so, Contact VisaPlace today. All our cases are handled by competent and experienced immigration professionals who are affiliated with VisaPlace. These professionals consist of lawyers, licensed paralegals and consultants who work for Niren and Associates an award-winning immigration firm that adheres to the highest standards of client service.

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Michael Niren

About Michael Niren

Michael is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section and the Associate Member of the American Bar Association. Read more

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