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    OWP returned from Mississauga Office - please help

    Yep, unfortunately the timer did reset to zero once it was sent back to us. I remember we sent it back to the Edmonton office on Oct. 8th and the application was approved on Feb. 15th (5 days before my wife got CoPR... lol).
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    Application Returned - What to do?

    Regarding your second/third question, we had our OWP returned to us back in September due to insufficient fees paid and we just resubmitted the exact same form (and same bar codes), just with a new receipt. I imagine the same applies for sponsorship forms. Maybe this is way outside the scope of...
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    *** March 2020 INLAND Spouse Sponsorship ***

    I asked this question in the February inland thread last week, and someone mentioned 6-7 months or something (due to covid related delays). I hope it doesn't take that long, but either way, you have your CoPR letter/email which serves as proof that you're a permanent resident and is good for a year.
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    February 2020 Inland Sponsorship

    Oh, wow. I had no idea it was that long. Wife sent hers to the Ottawa office.
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    SIN number

    Thanks. We took our chances and walked into a Service Canada today (no appointment). They got my wife her SIN number right then and there.
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    February 2020 Inland Sponsorship

    Question for those of you who have received CoPR. Did you already mail the CoPR letter + photo to the IRCC? If so, how long did it take for them to send you your PR card in the mail? Thanks.
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    SIN number

    Thanks. That's not too bad (I was expecting the 20 or so business days that they mention on the site).
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    SIN number

    My main concern with applying online (or by mail) is having to wait several days or weeks for them to issue a SIN, versus doing it in person. Do you remember how long it took for them to send you your SIN in the mail? Though it's good news if you can start working without the actual SIN number...
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    SIN number

    Has anyone tried to apply for their SIN recently by going to a Service Canada without booking an appointment beforehand? It's not clear from the Service Canada website whether you can't go there for a walk-in service, or whether they would just prefer that you not.
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    *** March 2020 INLAND Spouse Sponsorship ***

    That is a rough experience at the border. I thought that the OWP application would be proof of your implied status. I guess it's luck of the draw in terms of what CBSA officer you get. I totally hear you and it's funny because I said the same thing to my wife about what they expect in terms of...
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    *** March 2020 INLAND Spouse Sponsorship ***

    We went through something similar; they wanted additional proof of cohabitation forms, which we submitted on January 4th. By Feb. 3rd there was still no update on GCKey, so my wife called the IRCC to ask if they received the forms she uploaded. The gentleman checked her file and said yes and...
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    *** March 2020 INLAND Spouse Sponsorship ***

    My wife just received CoPR this morning, wohoo! (we are March 4th applicants). The approval and document number etc, shows on GCKey, however she hasn't received an email yet. On GCKey, there is a letter titled "Other" under messages, however when we click to open it, it says that the page...
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    *** March 2020 INLAND Spouse Sponsorship ***

    Just saw this post. If you applied in June, I think you should be getting your OWP approved sometime around now (going by the spreadsheets), assuming that there are no issues with your application and they don't return it. It looks like June applicants are just getting theirs. The IRCC had...
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    *** March 2020 INLAND Spouse Sponsorship ***

    Thanks. I am revealing my lack of knowledge here, but I thought that it was all processed by the Mississauga CIC office. :)
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    *** March 2020 INLAND Spouse Sponsorship ***

    I noticed today that my wife (PA)'s status on ECAS was updated to "decision made". Does this mean that a CoPR letter is imminent, or does the decision made status stem from the AIP that we just received (yesterday)?
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    OHIP - when can my spouse apply?

    Thank you PB and Conaider, the tips are greatly appreciated. I hadn't considered the potential issues with going to a Service Ontario that wasn't full service, so knowing this should definitely save time. Great news that the AIP letter in the email can be used. I was concerned about having to...
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    OHIP - when can my spouse apply?

    Thanks for the replies everyone. It's about 7 months since my original post and my wife finally got her AIP letter today (OWP was approved earlier this week and she doesn't have a job yet, so the AIP will be what gets her OHIP). I have a follow up question for those of you who know. On the OHIP...
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    *** March 2020 INLAND Spouse Sponsorship ***

    March 4th applicant, wife got AIP today.
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    *** March 2020 INLAND Spouse Sponsorship ***

    Did you get your OWP sent back and had to resubmit? We are March applicants and had to resubmit in early Oct. Wife just got it approved on Feb. 15. If you have been waiting longer than this (4 months) I would try calling them.
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    *** March 2020 INLAND Spouse Sponsorship ***

    My wife just received approval today on her re-submitted OWP (submitted Oct. 8th). On GCKey it says approved Feb. 15th, but she hasn't received an email yet. Does anyone know what comes after they approve the OWP? Will they just sent it to us in the mail within a few days?