Application and Hearing Process


Changes at the CICB

Please take note of these important changes at the CICB:

  1. Beginning October 1, 2019, the CICB will no longer accept:
    • applications for compensation
    • requests for review hearings
    • applications to vary an order for compensation
  2. Monday, September 30, 2019 was the last day to file an application with the CICB. Applications received after 11:59 p.m. on September 30 will not be accepted.
  3. Beginning October 1, 2019, CICB decisions can no longer be appealed to the Divisional Court.
  4. Beginning October 1, 2019, individuals seeking compensation for costs that result from being a victim of crime can contact the Ministry of the Attorney General's Victim Quick Response Program + (VQRP+).
  5. CICB awards made on or after May 29, 2019 will be subject to a maximum lump sum payment of $30,000 and a maximum award for pain and suffering of $5,000.


arrow down Step 1: Before you file

As of October 1, 2019, the CICB is no longer accepting:

  • applications for compensation
  • requests for review hearings
  • applications to vary an order for compensation

arrow down Step 2: Filing an application

As of October 1, 2019, the CICB is no longer accepting applications. For more information, see Latest News.


arrow down Step 3: After you apply

How to prepare for your hearing.


arrow down Step 4: The hearing

The different types of hearings, the location of the hearing, and who will be there.


arrow down Step 5: After the hearing

How members make a decision and how you will get your decision.