Acknowledgement of Claim (AOC)

AOC, short for Acknowledgement of Claim, is a document issued by immigration authorities in Canada when an individual files for refugee status. This document may also indicate eligibility for the Interim Federal Health Program, which provides healthcare coverage during the refugee claim process.

Acknowledgement of Receipt (AOR)

AOR, which stands for Acknowledgement of Receipt, refers to an official email or letter sent by IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada). It serves as confirmation of the application’s receipt and includes essential details such as the application number and the date it was received.


A formal exoneration refers to the legal declaration by a court or tribunal that identifies criminal offences as not guilty. This official recognition signifies that the accused individual has been cleared of the charges brought against them.


The Secondary Processing System, also known as the Accelerated Commercial Release Operations Support System, is a digital platform designed to facilitate efficient and expedited processing of commercial goods at customs and border control. This system aims to streamline and speed up the release of goods by automating various aspects of the inspection and clearance procedures.