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How long will CIC take to return my passport?

mpsqra

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Hey! I was wondering if you have any idea why sending the passport back using Canada Xpresspost takes 2-3 weeks? Shouldn't it be delivered within a week at max to most big cities in Canada? I am strictly referring to INLAND applicants. Or is the timeline different for inlanders? Thanks!
Using Canada Xpresspost, the service is next business day (Quebec & Ontario)
CIC takes 1-2 weeks for final approval the application (the decision was made before) and CIC takes 2-3 weeks for sending passport back (printing visas on passports)
then Postes Canada takes one/two business day for delivery
 

Asma_Amin

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Dec 22, 2016
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Using Canada Xpresspost, the service is next business day (Quebec & Ontario)
CIC takes 1-2 weeks for final approval the application (the decision was made before) and CIC takes 2-3 weeks for sending passport back (printing visas on passports)
then Postes Canada takes one/two business day for delivery
Thanks so much for the clarification mpsqra :)
 
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Asma_Amin

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Dec 22, 2016
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Using Canada Xpresspost, the service is next business day (Quebec & Ontario)
CIC takes 1-2 weeks for final approval the application (the decision was made before) and CIC takes 2-3 weeks for sending passport back (printing visas on passports)
then Postes Canada takes one/two business day for delivery
Thanks again mpsqra for the reply. I just wanted to share my timeline here. I sent my passport last Thursday to Ottawa office (I am an inland OINP single applicant from Toronto). It reached Ottawa on Friday, May 4, 2018 (it's a day delivery). The Case Processing Centre in Ottawa took exactly six days (counting from Friday, May 4th) and sent me an email about change in my status on May 10, 2018. I received my passport today, May 11, 2018, with CoPR and Visa. So it appears that their entire processing time from when they receive the passport to issuing and sending the CoPR package is about a week :) I hope this helps those of you who are hoping to get your CoPR soon!
 

mpsqra

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Thanks again mpsqra for the reply. I just wanted to share my timeline here. I sent my passport last Thursday to Ottawa office (I am an inland OINP single applicant from Toronto). It reached Ottawa on Friday, May 4, 2018 (it's a day delivery). The Case Processing Centre in Ottawa took exactly six days (counting from Friday, May 4th) and sent me an email about change in my status on May 10, 2018. I received my passport today, May 11, 2018, with CoPR and Visa. So it appears that their entire processing time from when they receive the passport to issuing and sending the CoPR package is about a week :) I hope this helps those of you who are hoping to get your CoPR soon!
I hope you have had a great landing,,,
if there is any mistake on the CoPR just inform to the officer,
 
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bumbabhabak

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I have just sent my passport (on 13th June) to Ottawa for PR visa. How long it will take to receive my passport? I live in Montreal.
 

mpsqra

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I have just sent my passport (on 13th June) to Ottawa for PR visa. How long it will take to receive my passport? I live in Montreal.
2-3 weeks for approval, then
1-2 weeks for sending back (counterfoil impression included)
 

Bal5

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Hello. Do you mean that an application may still be refused even after the golden email?
 

Malik Brown

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Jul 10, 2018
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I have sent my passport to Canadian High Commission in my country today how long should I wait to get it back(Jamaica)
 

goodboy97

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Montreal, Canada
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Sydney, NS
App. Filed.......
26-05-2017
Doc's Request.
NA
Nomination.....
NA
AOR Received.
15-08-2017
IELTS Request
NA
File Transfer...
NA
Interview........
Not Required
Passport Req..
23-11-2018
LANDED..........
10-12-2018
I have sent my passport and the 2 photo copies along with the annex form which was received by the CIC on January 5th. I am a bit worried because the status of my application is still as "In Progress" and i have not received any communication from the CIC since then. Also, my return tracker is not activated yet. Could any of you please advice on this.
Could you please tell us what happened to you? My situation is similar