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How long can security check last?

CanadaSimple

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Apr 26, 2018
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There is a field "Requests must include sufficient detail to enable an experienced employee of the CBSA, with a reasonable effort, to identify the records that are being requested. Examples include, but are not limited to, time periods, file numbers, client identifiers, file names, report titles, locations (office, port of entry or region/branch), names of individuals, passport numbers, dates of birth (if requesting traveller history or immigration files)."
What kind of records should I request from CBSA?
 

candiceteng

Star Member
May 9, 2019
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For our inland sponsoring case the security check is going on for like 5 month now. I believe that this is the only thing that is left, as we received AIP couple of month ago. We could wait more but there is a need for the principal applicant to visit the home country asap.
So I have several questions:
1. Are there any standards/estimates/statistics how long the security check could last?
2. We don't know anything about PA that might be suspicious from the security point of view. Is there any way to know what is the reason for the delay? Is there a way to contact the agency that performs the security check? IRCC says that this has nothing to do with them, so we shouldn't contact them about the matter.
3. If the request was sent to the country of origin of PA than how long they will wait for the response? What happens if the country of origin never responds?
Thank you for any input!
Hey im in the same boat as you. Could you please advise if you already received your landing notice or still waiting??
 

alexiich

Full Member
Nov 9, 2018
29
9
Waterloo
Category........
App. Filed.......
08-01-2018
AOR Received.
12-02-2018
Med's Request
28-06-2018
Med's Done....
05-07-2018
LANDED..........
04-10-2019
We have almost same situation, my ss started at Nov, 2018 still waiting.
 

alexiich

Full Member
Nov 9, 2018
29
9
Waterloo
Category........
App. Filed.......
08-01-2018
AOR Received.
12-02-2018
Med's Request
28-06-2018
Med's Done....
05-07-2018
LANDED..........
04-10-2019
Are you still waiting AIP or you got it already? How do you know that you are in SS??
I didn't get my AIP but my eligibility has passed according to gcms notes from IRCC. According to notes from CBSA, my case is under ss.
 

CanadaSimple

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Apr 26, 2018
101
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alexiich, how did you get the notes from CBSA? Is there any useful information?
They received our application in March 2018, under SS since December 2018.
 
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alexiich

Full Member
Nov 9, 2018
29
9
Waterloo
Category........
App. Filed.......
08-01-2018
AOR Received.
12-02-2018
Med's Request
28-06-2018
Med's Done....
05-07-2018
LANDED..........
04-10-2019
alexiich, how did you get the notes from CBSA? Is there any useful information?
They received our application in March 2018, under SS since December 2018.
You can go to the atip website, choosing CBSA instead of choosing ircc, in the more information section, you need to put on your application number, dob, UCI, and something like "I would like to check my PR application progress. "
 

candiceteng

Star Member
May 9, 2019
74
19
You can go to the atip website, choosing CBSA instead of choosing ircc, in the more information section, you need to put on your application number, dob, UCI, and something like "I would like to check my PR application progress. "
why do we need to choose CBSA instead of choosing IRCC?? we can get more information or this is the Notes that shows SS??
 

alexiich

Full Member
Nov 9, 2018
29
9
Waterloo
Category........
App. Filed.......
08-01-2018
AOR Received.
12-02-2018
Med's Request
28-06-2018
Med's Done....
05-07-2018
LANDED..........
04-10-2019
why do we need to choose CBSA instead of choosing IRCC?? we can get more information or this is the Notes that shows SS??
If your case is under ss, you can order notes from CBSA, the notes you get from CBSA is same as the one you get from IRCC. But, some security stuff is not redacted.
 

alexiich

Full Member
Nov 9, 2018
29
9
Waterloo
Category........
App. Filed.......
08-01-2018
AOR Received.
12-02-2018
Med's Request
28-06-2018
Med's Done....
05-07-2018
LANDED..........
04-10-2019
So if you are in SS, it would show "Security screening" on the CBSA notes?
Basically, you will see something like "security: in progress" instead of "security: (blank)".