Important Addresses and Phone Numbers in Immigration Law (18:XIV)

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This information applies to British Columbia, Canada. Last reviewed for legal accuracy by the Law Students' Legal Advice Program on August 14, 2020.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)

Online Website
Address 1148 Hornby Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 2C3

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Online Website
Address Library Square, 1600 - 300 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 6C9
Phone (604) 666-5946

Canada Border Services Agency (Enforcement)

Address 700 - 300 W. Georgia Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 6C9

Vancouver Association for Survivors of Torture (VAST)

Provides medical and/or psychological assistance to refugee claimants who were victims of torture, as well as services to family members of survivors.
(This organization may have closed / their mandates may be significantly altered due to changes in funding).

Online Website
Address 2610 Victoria Drive
Vancouver, B.C. V5N 4L2
Phone (604) 255-1881 or 1-866-393-3133
Fax: (604) 255-4611

MOSAIC Settlement Services

Online Website
Address 5575 Boundary Rd
Vancouver, B.C. V5R 2P9
Phone (604) 254-9626
Fax: (604) 254-3932

Immigrant Services Society of B.C.

ISS is a non-profit organization committed to identifying the needs of immigrants and refugees and to developing and providing programs which meet those needs.
(This Society can no longer assist people whose claim has not been granted).

Online Website
Address 2610 Victoria Drive
Vancouver, B.C. V5N 4L2
Phone (604) 684-2561
Fax: (604) 684-2266

Inland Refugee Society of B.C.

The Society facilitates the landing in Canada of people whose refugee claims are in process or who need to file a claim. Their services include assisting in the claim process, providing counseling during the claim period, and providing basics like shelter, food, and clothing.

Online Website
Address Suite # 615 – 525 Seymour Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3H7
Phone (778) 328-8888
Fax: (604) 873-6620


S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is a non-profit social service agency that provides assistance to newly-arrived immigrants and refugees. The agency provides instructions in Cantonese and Mandarin on how to fill out citizenship forms and study for the citizenship test.

Online Website
Address Head office: 28 West Pender Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1R6
Phone (604) 684-1628

Legal Aid (Legal Services Society) Vancouver Regional Centre

Online Website
Address Suite 425 (Intake); Suite 400 (Administration)
510 Burrard Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3A8
Phone (604) 601-6206 (Intake)
Fax: (604) 601-6000

BC Provincial Nominee Program

Online Email:
Address Suite 450 - 605 Robson Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 5J3
Phone (604) 775-2227
Fax: (604) 660-4092

Lawyer Referral Service

The Lawyer Referral Service provides referral to a lawyer who will provide up to 30 minutes of free legal consultation. When requesting for a referral, please request for a lawyer who specialize in immigration or citizenship law because citizenship law is an area of law that changes frequently.

Online Website
Address Head office: 300 – 845 Cambie Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 4Z9
Phone (604) 687-3221

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