Immigration and Protection Tribunal
Christmas & New Year office hours
- Close: 3pm, Wednesday 24 December 2014
- Open: 9am, Monday 5 January 2015
The Immigration and Protection Tribunal is an independent body established under the Immigration Act 2009 (the Act) to hear appeals and applications regarding:
- residence class visas
- deportation (including appeals on the facts and humanitarian grounds)
- claims to be recognised as a refugee or as a protected person.
The Tribunal is administered by the Ministry of Justice. It is chaired by a District Court Judge, appointed by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Attorney-General, and 17 members appointed by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Minister of Justice.
If you have a Refugee or Deportation Resident appeal, your case manager will be in contact with you when the hearing date has been confirmed.
The Tribunal is currently processing appeals lodged in March 2014 (appeal numbers approx IPT 202100 - IPT 202150)
The Tribunal is currently processing appeals lodged in September 2013 (appeal numbers approx IPT 501490 - IPT 501730)
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