IMPORTANT: Learn more about applying for a reconsideration before completing this form.
Complete a separate application for each WCAT decision you want us to reconsider. You may apply for reconsideration on each ground (new evidence or jurisdictional defect) only once.
Questions marked (Required) must be filled out so that WCAT can start your application.
Collection and use of personal information: Personal information on this form is collected for the processing and adjudication of a WCAT matter under the Workers Compensation Act and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Contact the Freedom of Information Coordinator at WCAT if you have questions.
Your pronouns and title
Your pronouns and title will help us to address you respectfully during the application process. If you choose “not listed”, a new field will open where you can tell us your pronouns and/or title.
You are free to skip these questions. If there is information about your gender in the WorkSafeBC or Review Division file(s), we will use that when choosing how to address you.
Please note: WCAT Online Services is not available for applications for a reconsideration. If you want to receive information about your application by email, please enter an email address below. Otherwise, WCAT will send you information by mail.
WCAT will use this email address to confirm that we have received this form.
If the matter being reconsidered is about a claim, WorkSafeBC can also use this address to provide you disclosure, which is a copy of the claim file. Videos, photographs, and audio statements will be delivered by mail on a DVD up to two weeks after the claim file is available online.
If you are represented, the claim file will be sent to your representative. You can enter your representative’s email address later.
Representative’s pronouns and title
Your representative’s pronouns and title will help us to address them respectfully during the application process. If you choose “not listed”, a new field will open where you can tell us your pronouns and/or title.
You are free to skip these questions. If there is information about your representative’s gender or title in the WorkSafeBC or Review Division file(s), we will use that when choosing how to address them.
You must explain the specific grounds (reasons) for reconsideration. Please fill in A. New Evidence Not Previously Available, B. Jurisdictional Defect (Error), or both (if applicable).
A. New evidence not previously available
For each piece of new evidence, complete either (i) or (ii), and complete (iii). After submitting this form, please send a copy of your new evidence to WCAT.
B. Jurisdictional Defect (Error)
The decision contains the following jurisdictional error(s):
If you’d prefer to mail or fax a printed copy, use this version: Application for Reconsideration (PDF, 91KB).