I have applied from Dubai for my spouse (GCKEY) in March 5th, reapplied using the new portal (IRCC) in May 14. She did not need biometric since she had a recent expired visa to Canada.
Yesterday , we received a request to submit the passport on the application applied from the new portal...
I have applied for my spouse (GCKEY) in March 5th
reapplied using the new portal (IRCC) in May 14
raised two web forms (response received with generic messages)
went to embassy last month and spoke with them
All this without any update on the application, It is really frustrating
I have an ongoing application for my wife since March 5 and today I received a reply on the webform I submitted last month :
Thank you for your E-mail.
Your application is in queue for review.
Unfortunately due to the outbreak of COVID-19, IRCC processing times and the...
Hi Sharfas, yes it is normal. In my case I have applied in March 5th from UAE and still no update , check this : https://www.canadavisa.com/canada-immigration-discussion-board/threads/united-arab-emirates-dubai-abudhabi-applicants.769512/
Many people are suggesting to re-apply through the new portal . Initially, I applied through the old portal (GCKEY), and today I submitted another application through the new portal : https://portal-portail.apps.cic.gc.ca/signin?lang=en .
I will keep you posted with any update
Hello, my wife applied for a Visit visa in March 5,2022 and there were no need to do biometric because she has done this few years back.
As mentioned by Kamran89, IRCC says processing time as of today is 43 days and so far no update for us although we submitted the application 65 days back...