SUBMIT A CLAIM
This page will help you to submit a claim to the Administrator for damages caused:
- by any type of oil
- from any type of ship or boat
- anywhere in Canadian waters.
COMPENSATION 101: SHIP-SOURCE OIL POLLUTION – WEBINAR
This webinar provides an overview on the questions you may have on:
- What is the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund?
- How can you access compensation?
- How does the Claims Process work?
Questions and Answers — provides answers to the questions asked during the webinar.
General Claims Manual — provides a comprehensive overview of the Fund, Canada’s ship-source oil pollution liability and compensation regime, and the General Claims Process.
General Claims Process form — assists claimants in preparing and submitting claims. Its use is optional. If you choose to use this form, you must also attach supporting documentation.
To help you submit your claim, choose the type of document that works better for you:
Guide for General Claims Preparation & Submission [COMING SOON!] — provides in-depth claims preparation guidance, along with specific examples.
Expedited Process for Small Claims: Guidelines & Form — describes a dedicated fast-track process for claimants who have suffered damages of $35,000 or less, also providing simplified guidelines and a fillable Small Claims form.
Click here to download the fillable Small Claims form, without the rest of the document.
Sample Small Claim: Individual Claimant — includes a description of a hypothetical incident as well as a fully completed Small Claims form.
Sample Small Claim: Government Agency Claimant — includes a description of a hypothetical incident as well as a fully completed Small Claims form.
SPECIAL LOSS CLAIMS
Manual for Special Loss Claims — describes and provides guidance on a dedicated claims process for fisheries, aquaculture, and hunting losses that are not compensable under either the General Claims Process or the Small Claims Process.
THE CLAIMS PROCESS
Should you have any questions about the Claims Manuals, the Claims Process, or the Fund in general, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
The Office of the Administrator can be reached by email at email@example.com or by telephone at (613) 991-1726.