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    Everything on citizenship application complete except oath taking.

    They had me take the test april 13th. The invite to the ceremony was June 22, the local CIC sent me the zoom instructions June 29.
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    Everything on citizenship application complete except oath taking.

    Finally a Canadian citizen after 1,570 days in Canada and a total of 1 year 4 months for citizenship application processing without any flaws or errors on original application.
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    Everything on citizenship application complete except oath taking.

    So I got an update to my application for citizenship on may 25. All the criteria they have on my application is set to “completed” except Citizenship Ceremony which is set to “not started”. It’s been in this status since may 25 to today. from other applicants, how long does it take to get a...
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    March 2021 - Citizenship applications

    Applied for Canadian citizenship April 2021. Received AOR letter in June 2021. Radio silence until October 2021 when they requested fingerprints from me. Went to local police to have them done. It was received by CIC in November 2021 and background status set to completed. Radio silence again...
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    *NEW* MANILA VISA OFFICE Philippines SPOUSE/FAMILY TIMELINE

    it usually takes about 2-3 months provided they don’t request anymore documents. This was pre-COVID. With COVID it may take a little longer depending on the circumstances and local restrictions in Manila.
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    Fp request.

    Thank you for sharing your experiences regarding fp. I’m getting it done today. Already 7 months in the process. Hopefully next thing will be an invite to take my test and all other steps to follow afterwards.
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    Fp request.

    I thought so as well but I just find it weird my friend wasn’t required to have fp done during the PR process and the citizenship. Yeah so far it’s 6 months in the process. Hope to have news soon when the test is offered
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    Fp request.

    Applied by paper April 5, 2021 Received by CIC Sydney, NS April 6, 2021 AOR received June 30, 2021 FP request from Vancouver CIC October 19, 2021 application location: Alberta.
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    Fp request.

    I received a finger print request by email from Vancouver CIC. A friend of mine applied for citizenship a year before I did and never received anything for finger request and is in progress to path taking. Is there a reason why I would get a request and my friend didn’t? I have not been...
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    Document changes.

    Thank you guys for your reply to my thread. Just wanted to make sure of this so there wouldn’t be any sort of processing delays or otherwise. From what I’ve seen on CIC’s website they are very behind on processing applications as is.
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    Document changes.

    Hello, I've applied for Canadian citizenship and received an acknowledgement of receipt 3 months after sending my application in. I realized while applying my passport still had a validity of 9 months. It's now down to 6 months and have applied for a new passport from my country of origin...
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    **MISSISSAUGA PROCESSING** - Outland Spousal Applicants

    Hi there, I’m assuming you applied from October 2018? What office are you applying from?
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    World Income Letter

    Hello, I received a letter recently from the CRA requesting my wife's world income for 2016, 2017, and 2018 for the Alberta Climate change program and for the GST/HST benefit. We got married outside of Canada in 2016 but CIC didn't approve our application until February 2018. She landed in...
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    First time PR Landing at Vancouver-procedures/tips

    My wife landed in Vancouver back in March 2018. Although her plane landed at 11:55am, she didn't come out of the customs hall until 4:15pm. The connecting flight we had was scheduled for 4 hours out which wasn't enough. If I kept the 4 hour window, we would have missed our connecting flight...
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    ****AUGUST 2017***** OUTLAND SPOUSAL SPONSORSHIP OUTSIDE OF CANADA

    I definitely and truly can relate not being able to be with your family during the holidays. I, too, faced the same thing last year as well as I was hoping my wife would have joined me. Luckily this year, my wife is able to for the first time. Also do you have an online account where you linked...
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    ****AUGUST 2017***** OUTLAND SPOUSAL SPONSORSHIP OUTSIDE OF CANADA

    So sorry to hear the wait time is much longer than usual for you. What country are you applying from? Also you mentioned having a phone interview in October. What was the purpose of the interview? Usually if interviews are requested, it can be a variety of reasons. But the common ones that may...
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    ****AUGUST 2017***** OUTLAND SPOUSAL SPONSORSHIP OUTSIDE OF CANADA

    Hello, I was wondering why your schedule A has to be submitted twice? Did you email this to them through an online account? Or was it submitted in person? Usually after a successful submission of schedule A, I found in my application the immigration went silent for 4 months. Afterwards if all...
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    ****AUGUST 2017***** OUTLAND SPOUSAL SPONSORSHIP OUTSIDE OF CANADA

    Hello, Usually the goal of CIC is to process family related sponsored applications within 12 months. From my experience, things do go quiet for 4-5 months when background checks are being completed, along with medical. The only time you should contact CIC is when it's passed the processing time...