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    Time Needed to complete Background Check for Visitor Applicants

    Thank you - any other applicants from Serbia who can share their experience?
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    Problems with IRCC Webform for Case Specific Enquiry

    Thanks, I actually tried again last night (albeit from a different computer) and I was able to submit as originally intended - no tech difficulties. Good luck with your application and travel plans!
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    Problems with IRCC Webform for Case Specific Enquiry

    Has anyone had issues with submitting a Case Specific Enquiry using the IRCC Web form? I am trying to submit an enquiry for longer than normal processing of a visitor visa application. When I complete the details, it simply provides me with the following message: "Error! Failure sending mail."...
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    Time Needed to complete Background Check for Visitor Applicants

    Thanks for your response - where did you apply from?
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    Time Needed to complete Background Check for Visitor Applicants

    Hi all, My in-laws have applied to visit us in Toronto, and just wanted to see if anyone had any experience or knowledge about how long the background checks can take for an applicant with a military service record. We are now at over 5 weeks since the military booklet has been requested and...
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    Passports to CPC Ottawa- NOVEMBER 2017

    Done! We're off tomorrow! Thanks to everyone for their answers and advice, and good luck to everyone still waiting. All the best! PPR received: Nov 14, 2017 Passport received by CIC: Nov 17, 2017 Approved: Dec 12, 2017 Return Tracker: Dec 13, 2017 Documents Received: Dec 14, 2017
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    Passports to CPC Ottawa- NOVEMBER 2017

    Yes. I've been calling them every morning trying to get some sort of information to see if we will be able to make our trip. So I think it worked, since the tracker was activated a day after approval.
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    Passports to CPC Ottawa- NOVEMBER 2017

    Another update! PPR received: Nov 14, 2017 Passport received by CIC: Nov 17, 2017 Approved: Dec 12, 2017 Return Tracker: Dec 13, 2017 Documents Received: TBC It's gonna be close!
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    Passports to CPC Ottawa- NOVEMBER 2017

    Actually it looks like they are working from 7am to 7pm Eastern in the call centre. If you dial around 6:56, you have just enough time to enter all the options in order to be the first in the queue for t he agents at 7am.
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    Passports to CPC Ottawa- NOVEMBER 2017

    For those whose trackers were activated for inland delivery with CanadaPost Xpresspost: 1. What was the first item in the tracker log? Was it at a sorting facility, or actual pick-up? 2. What times were the trackers activated? I hear sometimes they only appear later in the evening. Any info...
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    Passports to CPC Ottawa- NOVEMBER 2017

    UPDATE! PPR received: Nov 14, 2017 Passport received by CIC: Nov 17, 2017 Approved: Dec 12, 2017 Return Tracker: Not yet activated Here's hoping it activates this evening, as we are set to fly out on Friday 15th. Thanks everyone for updates, info and advice.
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    Passports to CPC Ottawa- NOVEMBER 2017

    Thanks - maybe my question wasn't clear enough - did you receive this as an email, or through MyCIC. Cause I haven't got anything like this, yet my passport was received on Nov 17th.
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    Passports to CPC Ottawa- NOVEMBER 2017

    What kind of reply did you get? Email?
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    Passports to CPC Ottawa- NOVEMBER 2017

    Has anyone had their application approved during the weekend? I did see someone saying their approved date was December 3rd. I realise the trackers don't activate over the weekend, but is it still worth looking online to see any progress?
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    Passports to CPC Ottawa- NOVEMBER 2017

    Thank you. We're now at 8 days from planned travel and still seeing no activity - this is starting to become a worry - it's now 3 weeks since documents arrived at CPC Ottawa. Here's a recap of our situation...
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    Passports to CPC Ottawa- NOVEMBER 2017

    Quick question for online status - would I expect to be seeing an update on the main MyCIC page also once logged in, or just in the detailed list where Medical check, Background check, etc appear, as posted earlier? Application number | Application type | Applicant's name | Date submitted |...
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    Passports to CPC Ottawa- NOVEMBER 2017

    Update on my situation: Yesterday morning, I managed to get through to an agent over the phone, and they indicated that my application was forwarded for printing on December 1st, and that there is only one more document left to be printed. There is still no update for me on MyCIC however, so...
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    Passports to CPC Ottawa- NOVEMBER 2017

    Thanks! So basically, I am logging into MyCIC every hour hoping to see a change :) Any other advice on our situation would be very helpful.
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    Passports to CPC Ottawa- NOVEMBER 2017

    Hi all, Here's my situation: PPR received: Nov 14, 2017 Passport received by CIC: Nov 17, 2017 Approved: No update Return Tracker: Not activated We are inland, and we have had to send photocopies (my daughter and I are on eTA), and a passport (for my wife). We have travel scheduled for...