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AINP-SRS Post-Graduate category timeline (Post Feb 11th 2014)

rsmathew

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Hi everyone

I just thought I start a new topic with updated timelines related to AINP- SRS category. This timeline review will enable us to understand the processing time for this category, post the updated change in processing time that came in to effect on Feb 11th 2014.

Here are my details this far. I graduated in December 2013 from a Masters program here in Edmonton, and started work early Jan. I will keep this board posted with updated as soon as they are available. Please share your timeline for everyone to see in such a way that we are here to support each other and to offer insights based on each individuals personal experience.

My timeline is as follows:
Date submitted: April 1, 2014
Mode of submission: Drop-in
Submission region: Edmonton, AB
E-mail conformation: April 16th, 2014
File Number: Yet to receive
AINP Nomination: ?

Please share your thoughts and timeline as well for those of you who applied after the Feb 11th, 2014 updated processing time.

Thanks and all the best to each and everyone of you.
 

rsmathew

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Apr 16, 2014
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Edmonton
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FAM
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NEW DELHI
File Transfer...
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Med's Request
Waiting
Med's Done....
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Interview........
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Passport Req..
Waiting
VISA ISSUED...
Waiting
LANDED..........
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Although I reveived my application-received conformation today, April 15th 2014, I did receive an generic email yesterday, April 15th 2014 stating the following:

Thank you for your application to the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). This email will give you information on what to do if your work permit is close to expiring while your AINP application is in process. The AINP will not expedite the processing of an application if a work permit is close to expiring.

[size=10pt]It is the responsibility of you and your employer to make sure that your work permit remains valid. To work in Canada temporarily, you must have a valid work permit. If you currently hold a valid work permit and need to extend it while your AINP application is in process, follow these three steps:

1. Your employer must apply for a new Labour Market Opinion (LMO).

2. Your employer must provide you with a copy of the approved LMO and job offer.

3. You must then submit a work permit application to Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). It is important that you apply for your new work permit before your old work permit expires. You can then keep working on what is called implied status. Implied status means that you can keep working for your employer until you receive a decision from CIC on your new work permit application.

In a small number of cases, you may be exempt from requiring an LMO. If you are exempt, you would only need to complete the third step and apply directly to CIC for a new work permit.

Visit the CIC website for more information on how to extend your work permit and to obtain the application form and document checklist. Make sure that you and your employer start the process of applying for a new LMO and work permit several months in advance of your work permit expiry date. It takes time to get an LMO and a new work permit. Do not wait for the AINP to make a decision on your application before you and your employer start the process of getting a new work permit.

Visit the Immigration Help Centre online if you have additional questions on this or other immigration topics.

Important links included in this email:
However, this generic email does not apply to me at this time, since I have my PGWP valid till late 2016.
 

Qi

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Feb 24, 2014
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Job Offer........
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App. Filed.......
09-01-2014
Nomination.....
17-04-2014
AOR Received.
22-07-2014
IELTS Request
N/A
File Transfer...
16-01-2015
Med's Request
22-07-2014
Med's Done....
31-07-2014
Passport Req..
07-04-2015
VISA ISSUED...
09-04-2015
LANDED..........
18-04-2015
they sent the email to everyone.

my time line:
submitted Jan 10, 2014 (mailing from calgary)
acknowledge email Jan 17
File number March 20
waiting nominee

my friend 1:
submitted Feb 4th?
dono when get acknowledge
File number March 31 to April 3rd? Just a range..
waiting nominee

my friend #2:
submitted early October.
Got nominee about three weeks.
Submitted to CIC in Novernber.
Got medical test request Feb 1st
Sent the medical test early March
Waiting PR

my friend #3 (have too many friends… all applied under SRS)
Submitted Nov 26
Got file number about a month
Got nominee early March
Waiting for medical test request..

hope all the info helps a bit
 

rsmathew

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Hi Qi

I am trying to compute the processing time involved in each stage in this category for applications submitted after Feb 11 2014.

This would give applicants (post that date) a rough idea as to how long each phase would take in a timeline format.

Hoping this would be beneficial for all applicants under this category that applie for their AINP nomination.
 

Qi

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Feb 24, 2014
229
13
Category........
Visa Office......
ottawa
NOC Code......
1212
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
09-01-2014
Nomination.....
17-04-2014
AOR Received.
22-07-2014
IELTS Request
N/A
File Transfer...
16-01-2015
Med's Request
22-07-2014
Med's Done....
31-07-2014
Passport Req..
07-04-2015
VISA ISSUED...
09-04-2015
LANDED..........
18-04-2015
rsmathew said:
Hi Qi

I am trying to compute the processing time involved in each stage in this category for applications submitted after Feb 11 2014.

This would give applicants (post that date) a rough idea as to how long each phase would take in a timeline format.

Hoping this would be beneficial for all applicants under this category that applie for their AINP nomination.
they don't counting the time in that way.
Feb 11 processing time apply on all the applications who haven't received the nominee before Feb 11. not based on the application date.
 

Moe112

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Apr 21, 2014
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thanx rsmathew for the topic, it is helpful to many of us
as for my application timeline, i have almost the same as yours

Date submitted: March 29th, 2014
Mode of submission: express mail
Submission region: Edmonton, AB
E-mail conformation: April 16th, 2014
waiting on file number

good luck everyone
 

rsmathew

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Apr 16, 2014
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Edmonton
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FAM
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NEW DELHI
File Transfer...
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Med's Request
Waiting
Med's Done....
Waiting
Interview........
Waiting
Passport Req..
Waiting
VISA ISSUED...
Waiting
LANDED..........
Waiting
Thanks Moe for the timeline....looks like both of ours should happen around the same time. I will keep you posted on this forum as and when I get any update. I am expecting (hoping) to get the file number by sometime next month, and hopefuly nomination by sometime in July.

Let me know how things go at your end, or if you know of someone who applied recently under the same criteria.

Thanks again.
 

cocktail

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Apr 26, 2014
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Thanks for starting this thread guys!

My timeline is as follows:
Date submitted: April 3, 2014
Mode of submission: Posted
Submission region: Edmonton, AB
E-mail conformation: April 16th, 2014
File Number: Yet to receive
AINP Nomination: ?


Please do update. Thanks!
 

april2014_AINP

Star Member
May 7, 2014
179
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Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
My timeline is as follows:

Date submitted: April 1, 2014
Mode of submission: Drop-In
Submission region: Edmonton, AB
E-mail conformation: April 16th, 2014
File Number: Yet to receive
AINP Nomination: Yet to receive
 

evanks

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Mar 24, 2014
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My timeline is as follows:
Date submitted: April 28, 2014
Mode of submission: Mailing
Submission region: Edmonton, AB
E-mail conformation: Yet to receive
File Number: Yet to receive
AINP Nomination: ?

Is every applicant supposed to have a email conformation? i havent see any email from AINP~~~
 

april2014_AINP

Star Member
May 7, 2014
179
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Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
Got my file number today.

Date submitted: April 1, 2014
Mode of submission: Drop-In
Submission region: Edmonton, AB
E-mail conformation: April 16th, 2014
File Number: 2July 2014
AINP Nomination: Yet to receive
 
Jul 2, 2014
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Hi

My timeline is as follows:

AINP Post graduate category

Application sent : Mar 7, 2014
File number : May 1, 2014
Still waiting for the nomination

In general, it took 1 month to be nominated after we receive a file number. But I am waiting for more than 2 months since I got the file number.
How long does it take to be nominated under SRS Post graduate category?

Is there anyone who has the similar timeline as me?
please give me some advice
 

Moe112

Newbie
Apr 21, 2014
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I just got my file number yesterday, hope things go smoother/faster :D

Date submitted: March 29th, 2014
Mode of submission: express mail
Submission region: Edmonton, AB
E-mail conformation: April 16th, 2014
File number: July 03, 2014
 

rsmathew

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Apr 16, 2014
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Edmonton
Category........
FAM
Visa Office......
NEW DELHI
File Transfer...
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Med's Request
Waiting
Med's Done....
Waiting
Interview........
Waiting
Passport Req..
Waiting
VISA ISSUED...
Waiting
LANDED..........
Waiting
Hey guys...thanks for the continued updates related to AINP nominations applied under the SRS PG category. I got my file number yesterday. My timeline is as follows:

Date submitted: April 1, 2014
Mode of submission: Drop-in
Submission region: Edmonton, AB
E-mail conformation: April 16th, 2014
File Number: July 3rd 2014
AINP Nomination: Yet to receive


Continue posting any updates or relevant information that you may come accross.
 

evanks

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Mar 24, 2014
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My timeline is as follows:
Date submitted: April 28, 2014
Mode of submission: Register Mailing
Submission region: Edmonton, AB
E-mail conformation: Yet to receive
(However, when I email them about the email conformation, I was told that they have send an email to me but that is not the one I write on the application form)
File Number: Yet to receive
AINP Nomination: ?