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  1. zam7

    OCI process

    I'd call BLS and ask them directly. It usually depends on your permanent address/location. Good luck!
  2. zam7

    OCI process

    BLS Toronto Postal Application for Indian Passport Surrender and OCI application: Indian Surrender Certificate: Application delivered - Oct 21, 2020 Acknowledgement of Receipt - Oct 22, 2020 Indian Surrender Certificate Issued - Oct 30, 2020 Indian Surrender Certificate and Passport Cancelled...
  3. zam7

    Passport Application

    I’m not sure but I would imagine they will look for consistency with the ID proof. Maybe ask Srini or someone or check the website ? Sorry
  4. zam7

    Passport Application

    1. No need for return envelope; 2. Leave it blank since its not applicable to you;
  5. zam7

    OCI process

    Call the BLS agent and they will do everything for you on the phone. Have your credit card ready.
  6. zam7

    OCI process

    Package received email was from BLS. The websites update in 5 days’ time, I think.
  7. zam7

    OCI process

    BLS Toronto Postal Application for Indian Passport Surrender and OCI application: Indian Surrender Certificate: Application delivered - Oct 21, 2020 Acknowledgement of Receipt - Oct 22, 2020 Indian Surrender Certificate Issued - Oct 30, 2020 Indian Surrender Certificate and Passport Cancelled...
  8. zam7

    OCI process

    No originals needed except the Indian Passport. Good luck!
  9. zam7

    Canadian Passport - Mail-In Application Timelines

    Correct. They didn’t drop it in my mailbox but took it back and I had to go pick it up from the nearest post office and only after I signed it. At least that was in my case..
  10. zam7

    OCI process

    I called BLS again and both the agents confirmed just the photocopy of CoPR is required. Not the original.
  11. zam7

    OCI process

    I was never asked for original CoPR. @s23srinivas can you confirm?
  12. zam7

    OCI process

    1. Yes, just the copy 2. No, just the copy 3. Yes, a letter declaring you’re unmarried and single. Signed and original submitted
  13. zam7

    OCI process

    They told me I had to have an appointment. BLS is full of sh*t and lied to me. Even for pick up. They want you to pay for courier. I'm so done with Indian paperwork.
  14. zam7

    OCI process

    Indian Surrender and OCI: - Purolator pickup $30.00 - Indian SC drop off $30.00 - OCI drop off $30 - Indian SC fees $257.80 - OCI fees $425.00 Total cost $772.80 !!
  15. zam7

    Canadian Passport - Mail-In Application Timelines

    Got my passport today! My passport timeline: Office: Winnipeg, MB App delivered: Sept 22nd, 2020 Date of payment deduction: Oct 5th, 2020 Date printed: Oct 8th, 2020 Date mailed out: Oct 9th, 2020 Citizenship Certificate received: Oct 13th, 2020 Passport Received: Oct 14th, 2020 Total...
  16. zam7

    OCI process

    Anyone know if BLS Toronto is accepting walk in submissions? Thanks!
  17. zam7

    Canadian Passport - Mail-In Application Timelines

    No, I live in Toronto as well!
  18. zam7

    Canadian Passport - Mail-In Application Timelines

    My passport timeline: Office: Winnipeg, MB App delivered: Sept 22nd Date of payment deduction: Oct 5th Date printed and mailed: Oct 9th Citizenship Certificate received back: Oct 13th Passport Received: Pending
  19. zam7

    Canadian Passport - Mail-In Application Timelines

    My passport timeline: Office: Winnipeg, MB Date of submission: Sept 22 Date of printing: Pending Date of payment deduction: Oct 5 Citizenship Certificate mailed back: Pending Date of Issuance: Pending
  20. zam7

    July 2019 - Citizenship Applicants

    4 weeks from the date of app receipt!