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legalfalcon

VIP Member
Sep 21, 2015
18,565
9,600
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Category........
FSW
Visa Office......
Ottawa
NOC Code......
4112
App. Filed.......
03-09-2015
Doc's Request.
01-10-2015
AOR Received.
03-09-2015
Med's Done....
17-08-2015
Passport Req..
05-04-2016
VISA ISSUED...
12-04-2016
LANDED..........
05-05-2016
Hi @legalfalcon ,

Sorry, maybe my reading comprehension is not that good, but just want to clarify:

So if all the following situation applies to an applicant:
1. Not yet eligible for CEC (Not yet 1 year experience in NOC 0, A or B)
2. Currently have a full-time job in Canada. However, using my PGWP (No LMIA needed)
3. FSW inland

This application does not need to show POF?

Thanks,

The rule is:

1 Have a status to work in Canada; and
2. Have a job offer or currently working.

If you meet the above you are exempt. However, when you seek an exemption, you will have to provide the documents to reflect the above.
 
 

legalfalcon

VIP Member
Sep 21, 2015
18,565
9,600
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Category........
FSW
Visa Office......
Ottawa
NOC Code......
4112
App. Filed.......
03-09-2015
Doc's Request.
01-10-2015
AOR Received.
03-09-2015
Med's Done....
17-08-2015
Passport Req..
05-04-2016
VISA ISSUED...
12-04-2016
LANDED..........
05-05-2016
Hello there,

We’ve briefly talked about this recently in this thread, but never had a clear answer.

Many of us, FSW inland applicants, will certainly spend 2-3 weeks in our home country for the holiday season.

What should we do if we receive the portal email a few days before flying out of the country or even while being abroad?

Should we ignore it until we’re back in Canada or is it safe to just go through the process and reply that yes, we are in Canada (since technically yes, we’re still Canadian residents even if we’re visiting our family abroad for Xmas)?

I’m not sure what the implications are.

Are we at risk of losing our work permit and not being able to travel back, as we won’t receive our PR card immediately?

@legalfalcon, could you please advise on this question?

With the holiday season ahead, is IRCC aware of this potential issue for FSW Inland applicants?

Thank you again.
There is no potential issue.

If you are going outside Canada for a short duration, i.e. 2-4 weeks, and during that time if you receive the portal mail, you can reply to it after you return to Canada.

If you are going for an extended period of time, you should ideally be informed IRCC of the change of address so that based on your country of residence IRCC can send you a PPR.

If you are outside Canada and respond to the portal mail and get an e-COPR, you will have to apply for PRTD to return to Canada.
 
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mikefox299

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Nov 24, 2015
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The rule is:

1 Have a status to work in Canada; and
2. Have a job offer or currently working.

If you meet the above you are exempt. However, when you seek an exemption, you will have to provide the documents to reflect the above.
Hey Legal falcon, I appreciate the input.

I'm in that same situation, I had to use my funds to get a car and move to a new province, so I won't be able to provide IRCC with an updated POF to meet the minimum requirements if I get an ADR. I have been employed full-time however since June (on a PGWP) and have a contract and payslips to prove it (Have not met CEC requirements yet). I recently submitted my resignation after I had signed my contract with a new company.

Last day of work at my current employer: Friday Dec 17, 2021
First day of employment at my new employer: January 17, 2022

What I'm worried about is if I get an ADR in that 1 month period when I'm in between jobs. I already have the signed contract in hand, but would that be enough for IRCC?

I'd hate to think that my 13 month wait has been for nothing.
 

legalfalcon

VIP Member
Sep 21, 2015
18,565
9,600
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Category........
FSW
Visa Office......
Ottawa
NOC Code......
4112
App. Filed.......
03-09-2015
Doc's Request.
01-10-2015
AOR Received.
03-09-2015
Med's Done....
17-08-2015
Passport Req..
05-04-2016
VISA ISSUED...
12-04-2016
LANDED..........
05-05-2016
Hey Legal falcon, I appreciate the input.

I'm in that same situation, I had to use my funds to get a car and move to a new province, so I won't be able to provide IRCC with an updated POF to meet the minimum requirements if I get an ADR. I have been employed full-time however since June (on a PGWP) and have a contract and payslips to prove it (Have not met CEC requirements yet). I recently submitted my resignation after I had signed my contract with a new company.

Last day of work at my current employer: Friday Dec 17, 2021
First day of employment at my new employer: January 17, 2022

What I'm worried about is if I get an ADR in that 1 month period when I'm in between jobs. I already have the signed contract in hand, but would that be enough for IRCC?

I'd hate to think that my 13 month wait has been for nothing.
I have already described the criteria. Since I am not privy to your documents, I cannot comment on your individual circumstances.

[My response does not constitute legal advice and neither does it give rise to any lawyer-client relationship.]
 

Hellbringer

Star Member
Nov 4, 2020
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The rule is:

1 Have a status to work in Canada; and
2. Have a job offer or currently working.

If you meet the above you are exempt. However, when you seek an exemption, you will have to provide the documents to reflect the above.
Hi,

Noted on this. Thank you very much!
 
 

maghool71

Star Member
Jan 22, 2021
181
166
Similar experience. Guess is because we have dependents whose medicals are separately requested / treated. Are you dependents inland or outland? If your dependent is added recently the case medical profile could be shaken up, resulting everything starts from zero again, i.e. undergoing again from beginning the 90-150 day medical results review period.
Thanks for the info. I believe this is exactly my case. I recently added a dependent. Outland. So it probably takes a few months for the processing of the medicals. What are your timelines?
 
 

Katatsukeru

Star Member
Mar 13, 2021
57
12
Thanks for the info. I believe this is exactly my case. I recently added a dependent. Outland. So it probably takes a few months for the processing of the medicals. What are your timelines?
AOR Mar 2020 FSWO (not PNP), approved since Oct 2020
VO Ottawa <--- worst luck you could get
PA Inland since Dec 2020, Outland spouse & kid
Oct 2021 - requested 2nd medical for spouse
Nov 2021 - 5 weeks later, received email saying received upfront medical docs
29 Nov 2021 - requested 2nd medical for kid
1 Dec 2021 - submitted medical report
4 Dec 2021 - status changed to "we are reviewing the results of your medical report..."

I guess no medical can be passed within 90 days. The Ottawa VO new norm is 5 months (~150 days)
 
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Tumak

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Feb 24, 2021
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There is no potential issue.

If you are going outside Canada for a short duration, i.e. 2-4 weeks, and during that time if you receive the portal mail, you can reply to it after you return to Canada.

If you are going for an extended period of time, you should ideally be informed IRCC of the change of address so that based on your country of residence IRCC can send you a PPR.

If you are outside Canada and respond to the portal mail and get an e-COPR, you will have to apply for PRTD to return to Canada.
Appreciate it @legalfalcon, thanks.

So no risk for the portal email to expire even if we wait 2 weeks before replying to it?

That’s great news and a relief as well.

Thank you.
 
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Jasmeet23

Member
Mar 29, 2021
15
1
Just an update on my end. I received the portal email today. A timeline for everyone here:

AoR: 2nd December 2020 (FSW-Inland)
Medical: sometime in early January 2021

No update or communication till:

PFL/ADR regarding Proof of Funds: 27th November. Uploaded on 4th December 2021.
Received portal email: December 10th 2021
What was the ADR about related to your funds ? My FSW inland file is stuck too from the last 20 months.
 

recent_grad

Star Member
Dec 21, 2019
114
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Category........
FSW
Hey everyone, I recently got an ADR for Schedule A: Background Declaration form (IMM5669).

One of the questions asks to list all addresses where I lived since 18. I’m currently on a past-graduate work permit, and my employer is located in Toronto. I recently traveled to my home country, and ended up staying there for 5 months and worked remotely from there. Should I mention the address in my home country where I stayed during those 5 months in the "Addresses" section of IMM5669? Or should I instead use my Canadian address, which is technically my place of residence / mailing address?

@legalfalcon I would appreciate your input on this.
 
 

AHHABB

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Oct 9, 2018
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Anyone have recently received this medical update; i.e. "Passed" again in their online account? I have only seen people that got this update mid-late November, and first week of December. Anyone from last week or the current one? I am just hoping to see a new batch is being processed..
 

Holy Cow

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Jun 26, 2020
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Anyone have recently received this medical update; i.e. "Passed" again in their online account? I have only seen people that got this update mid-late November, and first week of December. Anyone from last week or the current one? I am just hoping to see a new batch is being processed..

My medical status is changed confirmed by MP's office BUT account is not updated with new information. Did you get any new update on the online account after they extended the medical ? My status is "You do not need medical exam. We will send you a message if this changes"