The procedures, forms and documents required to file an appeal.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO FILE AN APPEAL
To file an appeal, you need to submit two documents. Both documents are required.
The DRDRB decision.
A completed Notice of Appeal form OR a detailed letter with the same information on the Notice of Appeal form.
If you have a representative acting on your behalf, you also must submit a Notice of Representation form.
The DRDRB decision is the first document that is required to file an appeal.
This is an example of what a DRDRB decision looks like.
Notice of Appeal Form
The Notice of Appeal form is the second document that is required to file an appeal.
DEADLINE FOR FILING AN APPEAL
The general rule is you have one year to submit an appeal to the Appeals Commission from the date of the DRDRB decision. The exception is that you have two years to submit an appeal if the DRDRB decision was made on or after September 1, 2018 and before April 1, 2021.
If you are out of time to appeal a DRDRB decision, you can apply for an Application for Extension of Time.