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    Indian Passport Renewal from BLS Toronto

    To track on BLS website https://www.blsindia-canada.com/trackapp.php you need the application reference# (eg.20-1234567890') + DOB or submitted passport# I did a walk-in submission and was given the application reference number right then. I guess BLS would email you the application reference#...
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    Indian Passport Renewal from BLS Toronto

    "Have received tracking info on BLS website though" -Has your status changed on BLS and you are able to see the Purolator tracking#? Using application ref.# provided at time of application submission at https://www.blsindia-canada.com/trackapp.php status is still 'Processing at High...
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    Indian Passport Renewal from BLS Toronto

    Status as of 22nd Jan : "Your passport has been printed and being forwarded to Embassy/Consulate. The Embassy/Consulate will contact you once they receive the passport for dispatch." Also, received reply from HCI on 22nd to my email dt. 18th Jan: passport granted, printed in India, shipped to...
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    Indian Passport Renewal from BLS Toronto

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    Indian Passport Renewal from BLS Toronto

    Had emailed HCI this Monday-18th Jan to ask about the non-receipt of PV email. No change until 20th Jan. Now, I've been seeing a series of odd statuses-don't know which one is correct 20-Jan-> Print has been initiated Same day, 10:20pm, got police verification email (but, no...
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    Indian Passport Renewal from BLS Toronto

    Ok, that's good-hope you received that in an email from BLS to avoid any further delays or issues later.
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    Indian Passport Renewal from BLS Toronto

    I don't want to mislead--> Please submit what they mention in the BLS checklist (province issued id with address, utility bill). Bank and credit card, mobile statements are,in general,not accepted by BLS. If you have issues with submitting local address proof, write to HCI Ottawa...
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    Indian Passport Renewal from BLS Toronto

    I did a walk-in pp renewal application submission in Dec-'20 to HCI Ottawa. BLS just needs self-attested photocopies of PR card (front, back), the sheet given to you when you did 'first landing' in Canada after becoming PR (not sure if that is required, but I gave it). I submitted bank statement...
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    Indian Passport Renewal from BLS Toronto

    Hi everyone, I did a walk-in passport renewal submission to HCI Ottawa through BLS Montreal on 22nd Dec. Status until 8th Jan: Processing at High Commission Status on 8th Jan: File number got generated, status changed to 'Passport application under review' But, I haven't received an email for...
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    Indian Passport Renewal from BLS Toronto

    Hello, I am an Indian citizen and a Canada FSW PR residing in Montreal (Ottawa HCI jurisdiction) trying to renew my passport expiring in early-Feb-2021. Note: My preference is to get Tatkal-Jumbo passport. Please help to answer my below query regarding addresses-only pending item that is...
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    Returning after 2 years 11 months with job

    I still think the secondary inspection was triggered because of me mentioning that I have goods to follow to the 1st officer.Only after that did he look at the PR card to check landing date & mentioned that I am returning close to 3 years & said the next officer will decide whether to collect...
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    Returning after 2 years 11 months with job

    Hello All, First of all,Happy New Year 2020 to everyone. Hope everyone realizes their full potential & acheive their good genuine goals in 2020.. As promised, below is my return landing experience on 30th Dec at MTL after being out of Canada since Feb-2017. Would read like a story -apologies...
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    Returning after 2 years 11 months with job

    Sure..will definitely post my experience when I return..thanks again to everyone
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    Can new immigrants use UPS mailbox for PR card address?

    I rented a UPS mailbox for $20 when I did a soft-landing in Feb-2017 for a week. I followed up with the UPS store through email (you will get it online or can check with the store) when it was mailed out and paid them the fee to mail it to me.
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    Returning after 2 years 11 months with job

    Thank you to everyone for writing back with your valuable points-gives me some hope.Hope I am able to return without any problems and start work.
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    Returning after 2 years 11 months with job

    Hi All, I landed in Toronto on 1st Feb ,2017 as FSW PR,stayed for 1week and then returned to my job (joined in 15th Aug,2016) in Singapore.I got my PR card using a friend's address. I plan to move permanently on 30th Dec,2019 and would be transferring internally to my employer's Montreal...
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    Concerns/questions around 'short' landing

    Hi, I have planned for a short landing (later this week) but have a lot of concerns based on the different inputs from different posters around this. Would really appreciate some quick inputs on the same. 1. I want to be true to the IO if asked about the duration of my stay -I have seen...
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    "Short landing" – how to receive PR Card without relative/friend in Canada

    Hi guys, I am in the exact same situation as you. I have no friends/relatives in Canada to provide their residential address for the PR card. I can only do a short landing for a week in early-Feb, but plan to move permanently sometime in the second half of this year. Many members who were in...
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    Track your PR card timeline and processing times here

    Hi folks, I have a peculiar problem -I have to land before Feb-28th to activate my PR. My problem is I don't have any friends or relatives in Canada to provide a mailing address for my PR card and I can't stay for more than a week due to work constraints. As I had taken up a new position only...
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    No Canadian mailing address-short landing

    Hi folks, I have a peculiar problem -I have to land before Feb-28th to activate my PR. My problem is I don't have any friends or relatives in Canada to provide a mailing address for my PR card and I can't stay for more than a week due to work constraints. As I had taken up a new position only...