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    US to Canada- How soon can I present myself at a PoE to collect my Study Permit ?

    Hello ! I will be starting my Masters in Canada from January 2023 (Winter Intake) and moving from the US to Canada for the same. I applied for study visa for myself and open work permit for my spouse and got approval for both (Presently in the US on H1B and H4). I now have the Letter of...
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    VAC LA - 2 way courier vs USPS/UPS/FedEx (My own label)

    Visa Application Centre 8530 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 450 Beverly Hills, CA 90211, USA
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    Please Help - NOC for Data Science Position

    Hi ! Were you ever able to figure this out ? My husband's job profile is exactly the same. Not able to choose the apt NOC Code.
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    Passport Stamping in US- 2-Way Courier- Activation Link Issue

    https://visa.vfsglobal.com/usa/en/can/news/reopening-notice#
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    Passport Stamping in US- 2-Way Courier- Activation Link Issue

    The cashier's cheque was in favor of VFS Services (USA) Inc. If you check the link I had posted in one of the comments on this thread, it'll have those details.
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    Passport Stamping in US- 2-Way Courier- Activation Link Issue

    Hi Ramya! My experience was really smooth. I sent my passport with the documents I mentioned on the 26th of July. It was delivered to the LA VAC on the 28th of July and since then I received timely emails from them to update me with the progress of my visa processing and stamping. Everything was...
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    VAC LA - 2 way courier vs USPS/UPS/FedEx (My own label)

    Thanks! Hope your application also has progress :)
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    VAC LA - 2 way courier vs USPS/UPS/FedEx (My own label)

    Yes, on its way back from the LA VAC. Should be delivered to us by tomorrow hopefully.
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    VAC LA - 2 way courier vs USPS/UPS/FedEx (My own label)

    Hey! Passports were delivered this afternoon and I received an email updating us that they have been dispatched to IRCC for processing. Will keep you posted on the timeline.
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    VAC LA - 2 way courier vs USPS/UPS/FedEx (My own label)

    I had this similar rather confusing conversation with these folks. Eventually I decided to go with UPS. Sent my passport, passport request letter, 2 copies of the TT consent forms, contact information sheet, a cheque of $22.80 as the VFS processing fee and a return envelope with a return label...
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    Passport Stamping in US- 2-Way Courier- Activation Link Issue

    You are welcome ! The VFS website is really all over the place and it's hard to find information in a cogent way. I hope this works out. Fingers crossed !
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    Passport Stamping in US- 2-Way Courier- Activation Link Issue

    Nope. These 6 things are what I sent. (TT Consent forms- as the website said two copies, I signed two copies)
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    Passport Stamping in US- 2-Way Courier- Activation Link Issue

    1. These are the TT Service Consent Forms available on their website. https://visa.vfsglobal.com/usa/en/can/news/reopening-notice# Check this link. On the page you'll find a link to download the forms. The first three pages are straightforward. The fourth page pertains to biometric enrolment. I...
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    Passport Stamping in US- 2-Way Courier- Activation Link Issue

    Also that FedEx return label will not be accepted so specifically use UPS/DHL/USPS. Are you sending for TRV or PR ?
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    Passport Stamping in US- 2-Way Courier- Activation Link Issue

    Hi ! Nope, this activation link issue wasn't resolved. I contacted them through their chat service and they said that VFS is experiencing some technical difficulties due to which activation link could not be sent. They suggested I generate the label on my own using UPS/USPS/DHL. So this...
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    VAC LA - 2 way courier vs USPS/UPS/FedEx (My own label)

    Hey ! I sent my passport today using UPS. https://visa.vfsglobal.com/dom/en/can/contact-us Try the link preferably during VFS business hours and they should be able to guide you. Are you sending for a TRV or a PR ?
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    NY VAC - Processing Timeline/Delays

    Thank you so much ! Your reply came at the perfect time just when I was heading out to the UPS store. Have sent the passport along with the PPR letter, 2 copies of the TT consent form, cashier's cheque, and contact information sheet to the LA VAC. Fingers crossed !
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    VAC LA - 2 way courier vs USPS/UPS/FedEx (My own label)

    Hey ! Were you able to find a concrete answer to this ? I could not even activate my account with the VFS. Their chat agent then said it's because of technical issues and that I could use UPS/USPS/DHL but no FedEx label. If you have any updates then do let me know.
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    NY VAC - Processing Timeline/Delays

    Hey ! I received PPR for my study visa and my spouse's open work permit last week. Tried registering with VFS but the activation link cannot be delivered due to some technical issues. VFS chat agent said I can just use UPS/USPS/DHL to send my passport. Since you have been through the process...