Making an Appeal

Online appeals can only be made to OCEI by persons who wish to appeal against the decision of a public authority on their requests for access to environmental information.

Third party objectors who wish to appeal against the decision of a public authority on a request for access to environmental information made by someone else should contact the OCEI directly.

Which public authority did you make your request to?

Did you ask the public authority to review its decision?

Please select one

Sorry. You are not eligible to appeal to OCEI.

Please read "Who can appeal" to find out if you can still ask the public body to review its decision.

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Please select one of the following

Unfortunately, your appeal is late

The Commissioner may accept it even though it is late if he thinks that would be reasonable in the circumstances.

We will consider your appeal

Please supply all documents associated with your appeal, where applicable:

  • Original request for information
  • Original decision
  • Request for an internal review
  • Decision on the internal review
  • A fee to process your application