I have been watching this forum for a year. I sponsored my wife and she just got her passport request. Alhamdulillah. Posting this here so all of you beautiful people can get hope like I did by reading your posts
August, 2009: Nikah
November, 2009: Applied
December 2009: AOR from Islamabad
August, 2010: Letter asking about further proofs of Relationship, asking what we would do if we dont get positive response,etc. and asking for wedding plans
October, 2010: Had Shadee and Walima
October, 2010: Sent Shadee/Walima Photos, more proofs, etc.
October, 2010: Remedical request
November, 2010: Sent them copy of my stamped passport, my boarding pass and proof of leaving Pakistan, etc.--They called and asked my wife for it.
December 2010- MP told me that Islamabad had bonofied the marriage so rest of process is just some fina background checks. the hardest step is done. MP said 14 months is in February so should get something by then.
December, 2010- EMailed Canadian High Comission as well. They said file is with decision making officer.
February, 2011- FOllowed up with MP again. They said sabar karo.
February 19, 2011: Received passport request from TCS. High Commission sent it on February 17.
We are obviously very happy. I will make dua that all of you receive your passports ASAP.