Hi Paco, plz guide me on this.......
i have received the following letter. now, is this the AOR & also 120 days' letter at the same time??
This refers to your application for permanent residence in Canada in the Federal Skilled Worker class.
The Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism issued instructions which were published in the Canada Gazette on November 28, 2008. These instructions specify that only applicants who have an offer of Arranged Employment, applicants who are legally residing in Canada for at least one year as a Temporary Foreign Worker or an International Student, or applicants who have work experience in certain listed occupations are eligible to be processed in the Federal Skilled Worker class.
Based on a review of the information you have provided, your application is being recommended to the visa office for a final determination of eligibility for processing on the basis of:
X Work experience in an occupation specified in the Instructions issued by the Minister of
Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism and published in the Canada Gazette on
28 November 2008.
Arranged Employment in Canada
Please note: The requirements for Arranged Employment are outlined on: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/guides/EG72.asp#factor5
Legal residence in Canada as a Temporary Foreign Worker or Legal residence in Canada
as an International Student for at least 1 year immediately preceding the date of
You are therefore requested to submit a complete application to the following visa office:
Canadian High Commission
38 Grosvenor Street
London, W1K 4AA
Any future correspondence should be sent to this visa office. Your reference number is located below the date of this letter. You must quote this reference number in any future correspondence. If you submitted original supporting documents, these are being returned to you by mail as you may be required to submit these with your full application.
This correspondence also acknowledges receipt of your payment dated SEPTEMBER 11, 2009 in the amount of 1,100.00 Canadian dollars. Your Payment Receipt No. is 0091364604 . Please keep a copy of this letter for your records and quote this number on all correspondence relating to application fees or refunds.
Submitting your Complete Application
Go to http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/skilled.asp
to download the Federal Skilled Worker guide and application forms.
Your complete application must consist of the following:
•A copy of this letter with the reference number above
•Application for Permanent Residence in Canada [IMM 0008]
•Schedule 1: Background/Declaration [IMM 0008 SCHEDULE 1]
•Additional Family Information [IMM 5406]
•Use of a Representative [IMM 5476] (if applicable)
•Schedule 3: Economic Classes [IMM 0008 SCHEDULE 3]
•You must submit all documents required by the visa office. Visa office-specific forms and a list of all supporting documents required by the visa office are available at: www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/skilled-mission.asp
When submitting your complete application to the visa office, you must advise them of any changes in your application (e.g. birth of a child, marriage, new occupation or employer, submission of an Arranged Employment Opinion approved by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, change of address, change of e-mail address, change of immigration representative, etc). Please include a letter identifying what the changes are.
Until the visa office has received your completed application, it will not accept, respond to, or attach to your file any interim correspondence, EXCEPT:
• Change of address, including change of e-mail address;
• Change of immigration representative;
• Request for withdrawal of your application and refund of fees;
The Federal Skilled Worker application kit states (page 18), “Consult the Visa Office specific requirements now to determine what documents you will need to provide once your application is recommended for processing at a Visa Office. If you are not prepared to submit full documentation to the Visa Office within 120 days do not apply now. Visa Offices are strictly enforcing the 120 day rule and will not provide extensions.”
Note: Once the 120 days has elapsed, a final eligibility of determination will be made based on the information on file. A negative determination of eligibility for processing is final and will result in the closure of your file. Documents must be submitted in a SINGLE package.
Once the visa office has received your complete application, it will send you an acknowledgement of receipt letter which will inform you of the next steps in the review of your application.
Thank you for your interest in Canada.
Service Delivery Agent
Citizenship and Immigration
Federal Skilled Worker Centralized Intake Office
Sydney, Nova Scotia