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    Email from CIC that PR card renewal needs secondary review

    My secondary review took about 6weeks to complete (from the date of the email) and the PR card was send by regular mail to my mail box. It arrived 2 days after they told me that th3 card was sent out.
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    Applying for US Visit Visa with expired PR Card

    The US Immigration knows much more of your info than what you can imagine. They would know your PR card application status and other information that was revealed when you apply your PR card. Just be honest during the interview, and they do issue visiting visa for expired PR catd. I just got one...
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    Email from CIC that PR card renewal needs secondary review

    The seconrary review in my case took 6 weeks to complete, check your email constantly to see what additional information CIC would require. Good luck.
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    Email from CIC that PR card renewal needs secondary review

    Today I called CIC again just to check if they have received the copy of my passport. Surprisingly, they told me that my PR card was mailed to me today. Finally the waiting time is over. I sent in my application on 16 June and it took almost 7 months to complete the whole process.
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    Email from CIC that PR card renewal needs secondary review

    Got another email from CIC last Wednesday asking for color copy of my travel document so that they can verify my total number of days in Canada. Hope that this is their final request for them to complete the review.
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    Email from CIC that PR card renewal needs secondary review

    Called CIC and they told me that my application is still in Sydney, not in the local office. However, there is a new line up and they are now working on file referred for secondary review on May 20th. My application was referred on Nov 14, it could mean another 6 months waiting time. Very...
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    Email from CIC that PR card renewal needs secondary review

    Yes, it finally.shows up in ecas today. They received my application on June 16, 2014 and started the process on Nov 13, then sent me a email on Nov 14 telling me about the secondary review and the additional.delay.
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    Email from CIC that PR card renewal needs secondary review

    Thanks for the information. It looks like that the only option I have now is to wait. Are there any chance that I can still check the status of the application? I tried to call the help centre several times and felt hopeless. It seems that the agents are reading out of scripts.
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    Email from CIC that PR card renewal needs secondary review

    I sent in my PR card renewal application in Mid-June 2014, and I have stayed in Canada for 2 years during the past 5 years. After waiting for over 5 months, I received an email from CIC today saying that the preliminary review was completed for my application and have transferred my file for a...