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How do I confirm my application was submitted?

After your application is submitted, all project team members listed on the Project Team Info tab will receive an auto-generated confirmation email. 

While creating the application with your project team, your application is assigned a four-digit application reference number. Once you submit the application, the four-digit application number is replaced with a permanent five-digit Research Ethics Board (REB) file number. This REB file number is indicated on your confirmation email, and should be used in all future correspondence with the Ethics and Compliance Officer, and the REB.

Note: Only new applications receive an auto-generated email confirmation. Post-approval events (renewals, change requests, closures, unanticipated/adverse events form) do not receive an email confirmation. You can review submitted post-approval events and check their status anytime within IRIS.

The following pages may be of interest to you:

  • How do I submit an application?
  • How do I confirm that a post-approval was submitted? (coming soon!)
  • How do I view my submitted post-approval events? (coming soon!)