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Star Member
May 15, 2019
Hi guys
I received AOR on Jan 3 and later was asked to do Canada PCC on Jan 14 and on march 8 we were asked to submit some additional documents like travel history and personal info.... the estimated time is now showing 19 days .....what do you think will happen i know its unpredictable but kinda have applied for college if i get it by june 7 my seat will b confirmed if not its difficult... can some one suggest what to do:(
Is there any way to contact some office and know what is happening pleaseee do suggest.

Thank you


Star Member
May 15, 2019
Hello everyone,

My ITA was issued on November 15, 2018, and the AOR on Jan 8, 2019. I provided my biometrics on March 8, 2019. Now, my timeline has started showing day-count instead of weeks and it's now at 55 days. The statutory completion date is July 7, 2019. I provided them with additional visa stamps as and when I received them after I had already submitted my profile and documents. Has anyone else with the same or a similar AOR heard anything from them? or received the PPR?

I mean I am torn between whether I should ask them anything cause we are still 55 days from the deadline, but, as suggested in other posts, it doesn't hurt. Also, such inquiry would have to be made using the inquiry option on the page, eh?

u can call the ircc but they will tell u same as what u see online .. when i called they dint tell anything new:(


Full Member
Oct 10, 2018
HI. Am also pnp Outland for pei AOR 14dec MEP 24jan biometrics 25jan. any update yet?

Hi wondering the progress of application for pnp pr application in land is? We have not yet. Aor was last march 16 and no update til now almost 6mos.


Star Member
Sep 26, 2017
All the best for the application!!

Sharing some useful info here:

Visa Office

There has been an obsession of finding which visa office the application is at. Many threads on this forum start with explaining how to find your visa office. Let's get to the crux of it. Finding the visa office was very relevant pre- express entry. Even after the introduction of express entry in 2015, the same practice was followed which usually was for the paper based application, but that is no longer the case. Earlier all application followed the following trajectory:

Central Intake Office - Case Processing Centre - Local Visa Office

The case processing centres (CPCs), the centralized intake office (CIO), and the Operations Support Centre (OSC) receive and process citizenship or immigration applications. All applications submitted start their journey here.

CPC in Edmonton (TRV Applications)
CPC in Mississauga (Family sponsorship)
CPC and CIO in Sydney:

The CPC in Sydney processes:

  • applications for permanent resident cards (new and renewals)
  • citizenship applications (new, renouncing, revoking and resuming)
The centralized intake office in Sydney (CIO-S) receives all applications in the following categories:

  • Federal Skilled Worker
  • Federal Skilled Trades
  • Canadian Experience Class
  • Provincial Nominee Program
  • Start-Up Visa
  • Quebec Investors or Entrepreneurs
  • Quebec Skilled Workers
  • Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Class
  • Federal Self-Employed Persons and Quebec Selected Self-Employed Persons
CPC in Ottawa: (LVO for applicants from US and Canada)
Permanent resident visa applications from the United States and Canada, after they have been received and deemed complete by CPC-M or CIO-S.

EE applications are transmitted to various secondary offices, within Canada before they are sent to the LVO, which is the Canadian Embassy or Consulate in your country of residence.

Local Visa Office - This is the office where you will be asked to submit your passport after your application has been approved. Usually the consulate in your home country.

SUGGESTION - There is no point sending emails to ask which VO your application is at, as that process is moot since the eligibility can even start at CIO. So save yourself some time and efforts and also save the human resources of IRCC and stop sending emails. Even if you know which VO your application is at, it means nothing. Most applications which are processed within weeks and get PPR, are processed at CIO, and this is a much faster way.

A few applications will see eligibility passed, and then go to not started when the application is sent to the LVO. This is because the final review is done at the LVO, and the local agent may decide to conduct additional review, or identification before the eligibility is finally set to PASSED.

Tracking your application

Unfortunately the only thing that you see is your MyCIC account. There has been a growing trend of speculation where change of status on MyCIC has been attributed to eligibility being passed, etc. The whole NA, IP IP2 is speculation and has no bearing on determining which stage your application is at. While any change of status is a good sign, but merely relying on NA and IP is not the correct way.

Most applicants will find it irrelevant, as their applications will be processed and approved within the first 3-4 months. It is those who wait for more than 4 months, where things go crazy as they keep relying on NA, IP etc, and see no movement or progress. Many other are stuck on so called IP2, and the PPR never seems to come.

So put these speculative theories to rest. As per the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, regulations and the ministeral instructions every application goes through the following stages:

R10 (Completeness check)
A11.2 Eligibility (The most important stage)

To read more on each stage click here. While most applicants will not need to go this deep, but for those who have concerns about the application or it is taking too long should see which stage they are at. Also, the only way to determine the stage is by GCMS notes. To read more on GCMS notes, see the thread here.

ECAS (Electronic Client Application Status) -

This was the most important tool pre EE to track an application and provided much more in-depth status than what MyCIC does. However, after the IRCC moved to the Global Case Management System (AKA GCMS) applications are no longer linked to ECAS.

So there is no point going there and checking.

Letter of Explanation -
As the name suggests, the LoE is exact what it sounds like. It is not an idea for the documents and you do not have to explain each document you are submitting in your application.

The simple rules to follow for LoE -

  • Should be 1-2 pages in length. If you cannot explain it in 1-2 pages, it is probably not worth it.
  • Only use LoE to explain an issue. Eg. you could not obtain a reference letter on letterhead, could not meet PoF 6 months avg balance, seeking exemption or extension from PCC, or to explain something in your application which is not clear.
  • IRCC Agents do read LoE, but if its too long and not to the point, it loses its importance.
  • You DO NOT need an index for your documents. There are placeholders for the documents just put each document there and when it is stored on the IRCC system it is names and stored in an organized way.


**Guide to Landing and Setteling** - https://goo.gl/8vQzcd
**Proof of Funds** - https://goo.gl/mPejMN
**Medicals** - https://goo.gl/Xpmj5e
**Age and EE** - https://goo.gl/u8bqAU
**Stages of EE Application ** - https://goo.gl/AmdtgR
**GCMS Notes** - https://goo.gl/Jhk1Un
**Keep GCMS Notes Safe** - https://goo.gl/97J7AT
**Add Spouse to app** - https://goo.gl/ZgRP6C
**PNP and its obligations** - https://goo.gl/XUva1e

All the best!!
Hello, thank you for this post. Please, is there any hope that processing time for provincial nominee class will reduce soon?

Thank you.