Refugee Hearing and Appeal Preparation

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READY TOUR: Refugee Hearing Preparation

READY TOUR provides Refugee Claimants with a FREE opportunity to be better prepared for their hearing, see a hearing room, learn what happens at the hearing, and ask questions about the process

For registration please provide the following information: and send it to Carolina Teves:

1. Name of the participant (s) that will join the Ready Tour:
2. E-mail contact:
3. Telephone:
4. Country of origin:
5. Year of claim:
6. When is your hearing date?:
7. If you do not have a hearing date yet, please explain the reason:
8. Do you have a legal representative?:
9. How did you learn about the Ready Tour?:

Refugee Hearing Preparation Resources

1. More details about the Ready Tour and registration:

2. Refugee Hearing Guide:

This resource is designed to help refugee claimants further understand the refugee determination system and increase their capacity to engage it meaningfully in preparation for their refugee hearings. The Refugee Hearing Preparation is a guide for Refugee Claimants (RHP Guide), it is available in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Urdu and Farsi

3. Simulated Hearing

Simulated Hearing is a free program that allow refugee claimants to participate in a simulated hearing. At the end of the simulated hearing, the refugee claimant receives objective feedback on areas such as clarity in answering questions, mannerisms, tone of voice, and respect to the adjudicator

For more details contact:

  • Phone: 416-203-7396 / Fax: 416-203-6771
  • E-mail:


Refugee Appeal Preparation
(RAD information sessions)

RAD information sessions will provide the Appellant with a FREE opportunity to be better prepared for the presentation of their appeal before the RAD. Rejected refugees will learn the steps to follow and how to document your appeal before the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD). RAD info-sessions are hosted by the Coalition of Service Providers for Refugee Claimants in Southern Ontario in partnership with the Refugee Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.

RAD info sessions are supported by The Law Foundation of Ontario.


Registration Form

Please note that this service is provided in Toronto,ON Canada

REGISTRATION: To register for the next RAD, please fill out the REGISTRATION FORM below and when you finish submit it to Carolina Teves:

We will contact you to confirm your registration. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Carolina Teves.