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How to Appeal a Rejection Letter from Canadian Immigration

Some people who submit applications for immigration to Canada may find that they receive a letter from the Canadian Immigration department telling them their application has been rejected. Rejection Letter

A rejection letter from Canadian immigration might make you panic, but don’t panic just yet – you do have options if you receive a rejection letter from Canada Immigration.

In fact, you have three options.

How to appeal a rejection letter from Canadian Immigration

-You could be eligible to appeal your rejection letter from Immigration Canada to the Federal Court of Canada within a certain period of time.

-You could be eligible to appeal your rejection letter from Immigration Canada to the Immigration Adjudication Division (IAD) within a certain period of time.

-You could be eligible to make a request for restoration to the Case Processing Centre (CPC) after receiving the rejection letter from Immigration Canada.

But the most important assets you have on your side to appeal a rejected immigration application are time and a licensed immigration lawyer. You may only have weeks or days to appeal your rejection letter, so don’t hesitate!


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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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4 thoughts on “How to Appeal a Rejection Letter from Canadian Immigration

  1. syed zarrar

    my dear sir,plz guide case has rejected.

    1. owen

      Hello Syed,

      We would be happy to assist you in coming to Canada, and we can strengthen any aspect of your case that may have led to the rejection. Once you fill out our free online assessment form, one of our immigration professionals will be in touch with you shortly


  2. Kefilwe

    Need help on responding to the rejection of a work & residence permit for a farm worker on the following grounds: Not in the interest of the Country

    1. Michael Niren Post author

      Hello Kefiwe

      If you with to appeal your rejection you should seek the help of an immigration lawyer.



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