Approximate Turnaround Time in Calendar Days
(from receipt in REB Office to approval)
|Full Board Review
|Delegated Prospective Review
|Secondary Use Review
Administrative - 7 days
Delegated - 21 days
Full Board - Dependent upon Full Board meeting date, up to a
maximum of 40 days
The REB will review upon receipt and provide acknowledgement
as soon as possible.
||Within 30 days of study expiry
The length of time for a study to be approved varies according
to a number of factors.
Study classification (as full board or delegated) is a primary
determinant, as full board reviews generally take longer
- Complexity of the study
- Risks involved
- Availability of expert reviewers
- Time taken by investigators to respond to the REB
If you have not received a response from the REB by the posted
turnaround time, please contact
for a status report.