Changes to the pre-removal risk assessment for Ethiopia

Date Announced:

December 16, 2021

Active Period:

December 17, 2020 until December 16, 2021.


Individuals from Ethiopia 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 from December 17, 2020, to December 16, 2021. Before removing them from Canada, the Canada Border Services Agency will advise eligible individuals from Ethiopia 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


Ethiopia | pre‑removal risk assessment (PRRA)

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