Changes to the pre-removal risk assessment for Belarus

Date Announced:

February 19, 2021

Active Period:

February 20, 2020 until February 19, 2021.


Individuals from Belarus may now be eligible to apply for a pre-removal risk assessment (PRRA) if they received a final negative decision from the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada or the Federal Court, or a final PRRA decision from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada on or between February 20, 2020 and February 19, 2021. Before removing them from Canada, the Canada Border Services Agency will advise eligible individuals from Belarus that they can apply for a PRRA.

Departments and Agencies:

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:

Parties to immigration proceedings | Refugee claimants


Belarus | pre-removal risk assessment (PRRA)

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