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    OCI process

    Hey Rishab Did they keep the original Canadian passport?
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    OCI process

    Let us know how this goes? I am going in 2 weeks and hoping they do not keep the Canadian Passport as I need to travel the following week.
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    OCI process

    When you went for the walk-in; did they take your Canadian passport or did they just check it and give it back to you?
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    OCI process

    Karthick, did you have to submit your Canadian passport when you went for your walk in appointment?
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    OCI process

    Yes. I applied by post. It took around ~50 days for me to get back my SC
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    OCI process

    I applied in Toronto. For surrender certificate (that I submitted on Jan 19th) I did not submit my original passport (passport)
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    OCI process

    You don't have to submit your original canadian passport for SC.
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    OCI process

    Thank You. I will then also go for the walk in option. Appreciate it.
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    OCI process

    Sorry to ask you this again SK, but the website says you need to submit your Canadian passport with the OCI application for postal application. Can you confirm that you did not send your original Canadian passport - just the copies?
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    OCI process

    Aah got it. I wanted to know about the OCI. I travel a lot for work and would prefer not to send my Canadian passport along with the postal service so thinking of going for a walkin in case they just check the original and then give it back to me.
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    OCI process

    Did you have to submit your Canadian passport with the application even though you did a walk in?
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    OCI process

    oh okay. So if you have walkin, then they check the originals there and you don't have to submit it with the rest of the application?
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    OCI process

    Postal Application I sent my application via mail on Jan 17th. Got it back yesterday on March 9th. I am based in Toronto
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    OCI process

    Hey Sunil Did you have to send your Canadian Passport with the OCI application?
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    OCI process

    Do it online. I am in Toronto and it took me ~7 weeks to get the Surrender certificate back.
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    OCI process

    Looks like we HAVE to submit the original Canadian passport as well. For those who have done this, how long does it take to get the passport back? I ask because I travel extensively for work and this can cause issues for me in the coming months.
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    OCI process

    I am applying for my OCI in the coming days (surrender cert is on its way back to me). I had a couple of questions: 1. How much is the return courier fees that I need to add to the money draft for Where do you pay for the return courier fees? 2. Do we need to submit our original Canadian...
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    OCI process

    hey there how long did it take you to get your surrender certificate? I sent mine on Jan 20th 2022 and it still says under processing.
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    OCI process

    This is the checklist I got from the BLS website. In it, is mentions that you have to send a self attested copy of the India Passport for your OCI form. https://blsindia-canada.com/CanadaVisaCCT/Checklist_and_Information_Booklet_for_OCI.pdf
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    Canadian Passport in person timeline

    I had called CIC and asked them.