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    Tips for 2016 (Future) PGP Applicants

    Thanks for the advice. We sent documentation to Ottawa on January 2, 2018 and received COPR on January 24.
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    Tips for 2016 (Future) PGP Applicants

    Thanks for this advice! We are in Halifax, so actually easier to just drive to the US border and come back in.
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    Tips for 2016 (Future) PGP Applicants

    My mother received the Confirmation of Permanent Residence documentation in the mail today. She resides in Canada with me, so we have two options for there to get her permanent resident status as directed by IRCC 1) Call the 1800 number to schedule an interview at a local office or 2) leave...
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    Tips for 2016 (Future) PGP Applicants

    Thanks so much Rossei!
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    Tips for 2016 (Future) PGP Applicants

    Could someone provide a quick response to my question below?
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    Tips for 2016 (Future) PGP Applicants

    Sorry ahead of time if this has already been answered - we sent in my mother's PCC as requested via the email address CIC provided. We received an automatic reply saying that the email was received. However, online, it only says that the medicals have been received. Do they also update that PCC...
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    Tips for 2016 (Future) PGP Applicants

    We recently received a similar email requesting the police certificate. It explained that you should reply directly to the email with your File no: "Please reply directly to this email and put your application number in the title."
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    Tips for 2016 (Future) PGP Applicants

    I have tried to link my application about 20 times now (over the course of a few days) and it's still not working. I've read tips here. I received sponsorship approval on June 30th, so I would've thought it would be able to link by now...? Any advice?
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    Tips for 2016 (Future) PGP Applicants

    Just spoke with my credit card company and a charge from CIC CPR was made today for $550!! I was in the Fed Ex 11:50 am delivery.
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    Medical exam for PGP Family Sponsorship

    Thanks scylla. I think we did the application in before at least the 10,000 cap was reached (was received before 11 am on Jan. 4th). Having gone through the spousal sponsorship program, we just thought that doing the medical in advance might help facilitate things...but now I see the logic in...
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    Medical exam for PGP Family Sponsorship

    Ok - thank you or that insight. My concern would be that they may also categorize this as "not following instructions" and just send the application back. We thought that it may help the process, but now I'm thinking otherwise.
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    Medical exam for PGP Family Sponsorship

    At the time that I applied for permanent residency under spousal/common-law category, you were required to do the medical exam at the very beginning and submit the documentation with your application. I know this isn't the case now with PGP sponsorship - my understanding is that they will ask...