How to Start an Arbitration

Welcome to the Vancouver International Arbitration Centre (“VanIAC”) Arbitration Portal.

To start a new case, enter the information below and click the “Start a new Arbitration” button. A “My Cases” portal will be created for your arbitration. In order to initiate the arbitration process, follow these steps:

1. Create a “My Cases” portal by filling out the section “Parties in Dispute” below (please scroll down).

ATTENTION COUNSEL: Please include your email under the claimant’s field to ensure access to the online case file.

2. Complete the Notice to Arbitrate and then upload the Notice to “My Cases” portal.

3. Upload a copy of your contract/agreement between the parties in dispute under the Claimant’s Submissions section in “My Cases” portal.

4. Pay the required commencement fee. VanIAC’s commencement fee is based on the value of your claim.

VanIAC’s Case Manager will contact you within 24 hours. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact us – we are available to assist.

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Parties in Dispute


Remember to MANUALLY send an email to newly assigned Arbitrator.