Notices of appeal for Review Division compensation decisions or Review Division assessment or occupational health & safety decisions must be submitted to WCAT within 30 days after the Review Division issues their decision.
Notices of appeal for WorkSafeBC prohibited action decisions or claim reopening decisions must be submitted to WCAT within 90 days after WorkSafeBC issues their decision.
Learn more about the different types of appeals
If you have submitted your notice of appeal outside the 30-day (for Review Division decisions) or 90-day (for WorkSafeBC decisions) time limit, you must complete and submit this form before your appeal can proceed.
Make sure to answer every question.
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.
If you have documents that show why your notice of appeal was submitted late, please contact WCAT to provide those documents by email, mail, or fax as soon possible after submitting this form.
If you’d prefer to mail or fax a printed copy, use this version: Application for extension of time to appeal (PDF, 81KB).