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Approved Online Visitor Visa: Passport Return Times

aganish97

Newbie
Nov 23, 2018
6
0
Can someone please tell what to do, its been 8 days since my passport got delivered to them, for tourist visa, the return tracking has still not been activated. The online status shows approved and the counterfoil number was also displayed 2 days back. I am in Miami so cannot call the number as its only within Canada. Below is my timeline:

Online Application Date from Miami, FL - 14th November
Approved and Passport Request Date - 20th November
Passport Delivery date by FedEx to Ottawa Location - 22nd November
Counterfoil number shown online 28th November.

Trackint still not activated and no message from them.
 

ayumi_Long

Newbie
Dec 3, 2018
4
0
Can someone please tell what to do, its been 8 days since my passport got delivered to them, for tourist visa, the return tracking has still not been activated. The online status shows approved and the counterfoil number was also displayed 2 days back. I am in Miami so cannot call the number as its only within Canada. Below is my timeline:

Online Application Date from Miami, FL - 14th November
Approved and Passport Request Date - 20th November
Passport Delivery date by FedEx to Ottawa Location - 22nd November
Counterfoil number shown online 28th November.

Trackint still not activated and no message from them.

Hello, What do you mean by saying "Couterfoil number shown online 28th November"? Do you mean you got and email with a tracking number that let you check the status of the visa processing?

Have you get any update today?

My timeline:

Passport Received by LA VAC - 11/30/2018

I will need the passport to travel to Toronto at the date of 12/23/2018 (flight tickets have been bought). Hope I can get my passport back before 11/22/2018.
 

ayumi_Long

Newbie
Dec 3, 2018
4
0
Online Application Date from Miami, FL - 14th November
Passport Request Date - 20th November
Passport Delivery date by FedEx to Ottawa Location - 22nd November
Hi, do you have any update? Does the VAC have sent you a tracking number to tack the status?

Thanks,
 

marinacan

Newbie
Dec 4, 2018
3
4
Hello everyone,

I applied for TRV from within Canada and mailed the passport with Canada Post (Xpresspost) during the strike, so here's my timeline:

- November 2nd: submitted the application
- November 22nd: received passport request
- November 22nd: mailed the passport to Ottawa from Vancouver,BC
- November 30th: Passport received by CIC
- December 3rd: Received my passport back

Hope it helps!
 

gctarun

Newbie
Dec 4, 2018
5
0
I sent my passport to Ottawa-CPC after they requested for passport.

I sent it to through USPS. The USPS tracker says "Item available for pick up". Does that mean CPC will pick up from USPS/Canada Post? My understanding was that passports will be delivered to their office. Please advise.
 

devikaroland

Hero Member
Aug 21, 2018
307
61
Edmonton, AB, CA
Category........
AINP
NOC Code......
1311
Job Offer........
Yes
App. Filed.......
28-02-2019
Nomination.....
12-04-2019
AOR Received.
10-05-2019
Hello everyone,

I applied for TRV from within Canada and mailed the passport with Canada Post (Xpresspost) during the strike, so here's my timeline:

- November 2nd: submitted the application
- November 22nd: received passport request
- November 22nd: mailed the passport to Ottawa from Vancouver,BC
- November 30th: Passport received by CIC
- December 3rd: Received my passport back

Hope it helps!
Thanks very much for the update. Did you apply online or paper based
 

akshit.reddy

Newbie
Dec 13, 2018
1
0
Hello Everyone,

I applied for an online Temporary Visitor visa and sent to CPC Ottawa from USA.

Application confirmed : Nov 28
Request for Passport : Nov 30
Passport Sent: December 3
Passport Received: December 4
Application update as visa counterfoil on December 10.

I have not received my passport yet or I don't see any tracking updates on shipment website. I am planning to travel on December 21 but unsure whether I will receive my passport or not. Does anyone what is the waiting time to recieve it.
 

gctarun

Newbie
Dec 4, 2018
5
0
Hello Everyone,

I applied for an online Temporary Visitor visa and sent to CPC Ottawa from USA.

Application confirmed : Nov 28
Request for Passport : Nov 30
Passport Sent: December 3
Passport Received: December 4
Application update as visa counterfoil on December 10.

I have not received my passport yet or I don't see any tracking updates on shipment website. I am planning to travel on December 21 but unsure whether I will receive my passport or not. Does anyone what is the waiting time to recieve it.
Same case as you. Traveling on December 21.

Application update as visa counterfoil on December 11. I made the mistake of sending a FedEx Ground shipping label instead of FedEx Overnight. No update on when my passport will be returned. Any luck with trying to reach them by call or email? Any idea if I can expedite the shipping through FedEx?
 

HeavenFox

Newbie
Dec 17, 2018
2
0
Same case as you. Traveling on December 21.

Application update as visa counterfoil on December 11. I made the mistake of sending a FedEx Ground shipping label instead of FedEx Overnight. No update on when my passport will be returned. Any luck with trying to reach them by call or email? Any idea if I can expedite the shipping through FedEx?
FedEx Ground and FedEx Express are two different companies, so that is likely impossible :(

On the brighter side, I have the same timeline as you (Visa counterfoil appeared on Dec 11) and my return tracker was just activated this morning.
 

gctarun

Newbie
Dec 4, 2018
5
0
FedEx Ground and FedEx Express are two different companies, so that is likely impossible :(

On the brighter side, I have the same timeline as you (Visa counterfoil appeared on Dec 11) and my return tracker was just activated this morning.
Just a quick question. How did you send your passport to Ottawa - CPC? I sent it through USPS/Canada Post and according to their website it says OUT FOR DELIVERY on Dec 5th. Canada Post claims they don't typically do a delivery scan on Large volume deliveries, so consider it delivered on Dec 5th. Ottawa-CPC said to me by email this morning, that they still haven't received my documents. Were you able to track the package right through delivery? Did your CIC account show a status for passport received?
 

HeavenFox

Newbie
Dec 17, 2018
2
0
Just a quick question. How did you send your passport to Ottawa - CPC? I sent it through USPS/Canada Post and according to their website it says OUT FOR DELIVERY on Dec 5th. Canada Post claims they don't typically do a delivery scan on Large volume deliveries, so consider it delivered on Dec 5th. Ottawa-CPC said to me by email this morning, that they still haven't received my documents. Were you able to track the package right through delivery? Did your CIC account show a status for passport received?
I sent via FedEx Express. Sent on Dec 3, received on Dec 4, according to FedEx.
CIC didn't acknowledge receiving my passport; the only update i got is when they approved the application.
They didn't update their website when sending the passport back either.
 

devikaroland

Hero Member
Aug 21, 2018
307
61
Edmonton, AB, CA
Category........
AINP
NOC Code......
1311
Job Offer........
Yes
App. Filed.......
28-02-2019
Nomination.....
12-04-2019
AOR Received.
10-05-2019
I sent via FedEx Express. Sent on Dec 3, received on Dec 4, according to FedEx.
CIC didn't acknowledge receiving my passport; the only update i got is when they approved the application.
They didn't update their website when sending the passport back either.
Hi did you get your passport back. and what date
 

gctarun

Newbie
Dec 4, 2018
5
0
I sent via FedEx Express. Sent on Dec 3, received on Dec 4, according to FedEx.
CIC didn't acknowledge receiving my passport; the only update i got is when they approved the application.
They didn't update their website when sending the passport back either.
Thanks. I still haven't got my passport. I sent them a new overnight shipping label, in the remote chance they are going to send my passport before Dec 21.
 

jsaaaa

Newbie
Dec 19, 2018
4
0
Hello, What do you mean by saying "Couterfoil number shown online 28th November"? Do you mean you got and email with a tracking number that let you check the status of the visa processing?

Have you get any update today?

My timeline:

Passport Received by LA VAC - 11/30/2018

I will need the passport to travel to Toronto at the date of 12/23/2018 (flight tickets have been bought). Hope I can get my passport back before 11/22/2018.
Hello I’m in the same situation. Do you get any update now? I sent my passport to NYC VAC at Nov.29 and received a tracking id at Dec.14. I really need the passport before Dec26