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Submit/Update REB Applications

You can submit or update an REB Application using the IRIS login page. (You will be prompted for your network login details)

For resources, training, and general support, please visit the IRIS Research Portal page.


To submit an application:

  • Log In
  • Click on IRIS Research Portal
  • Click on Apply New

You’ll find various application forms online including:

  • Standard Application Form
  • Multi-Jurisdictional Research (MJR) Form
  • Request for Exemption Form
  • Change and Amendment Form
  • Additional Documentation Form

The initial review can take 4-6 weeks from the date of submission.  Some applications may take longer due to the additional information or clarifications that the Board may require. If your project has a sensitive timeline, please ensure to submit your application in advance to ensure review prior to your research commencement date.


Important notice:

The REB is currently experiencing a high volume of submissions.  As a result, the initial review process will take longer than usual.  We apologize for the delay and the inconvenience this may cause.