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How long will CIC take to return my passport?

Prince_11

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Jan 6, 2018
326
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British Columbia
Category........
PNP
Visa Office......
Sydney Nova Scotia
I am an inland applicant, Applied for PR
Sent passport to Ottawa: March 15 2019
Passport received in Ottawa: March 16 2019
Status Changed on CIC Website: March 26 2019
Return envelope tracking: not activated

Its been 6 weeks, Anyone know anything?
Wow. dude i would say call them. it so sad to see the such stuff.
 
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mpsqra

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Jul 6, 2017
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Category........
QSW
Visa Office......
CPC Ottawa
I am an inland applicant, Applied for PR
Sent passport to Ottawa: March 15 2019
Passport received in Ottawa: March 16 2019
Status Changed on CIC Website: March 26 2019
Return envelope tracking: not activated

Its been 6 weeks, Anyone know anything?
By phone. Call the IRCC Call Centre (1-888-242-2100), from within Canada only, Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm local time, except for statutory holidays). To speak to an agent, navigate through the automated messages by pressing 3-4-1-0.
 
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Prince_11

Hero Member
Jan 6, 2018
326
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British Columbia
Category........
PNP
Visa Office......
Sydney Nova Scotia
By phone. Call the IRCC Call Centre (1-888-242-2100), from within Canada only, Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm local time, except for statutory holidays). To speak to an agent, navigate through the automated messages by pressing 3-4-1-0.
Yeap, Call them and also post here what they said ?
 
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agenfavo

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Nov 29, 2013
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Yeap, Call them and also post here what they said ?
Thanks for sharing
By phone. Call the IRCC Call Centre (1-888-242-2100), from within Canada only, Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm local time, except for statutory holidays). To speak to an agent, navigate through the automated messages by pressing 3-4-1-0.
Thanks for number, I am calling them now, 30 minutes hold....!
 

agenfavo

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Nov 29, 2013
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I called them, they were missing my return shipping label, I need to send that to ottawa mail or online. Im doing that.


Thanks for help guys
 

Prince_11

Hero Member
Jan 6, 2018
326
120
British Columbia
Category........
PNP
Visa Office......
Sydney Nova Scotia
I called them, they were missing my return shipping label, I need to send that to ottawa mail or online. Im doing that.


Thanks for help guys
How the hell they lost the return shipping envelop ? - i wish you could have called them earlier. we suggest you to call them a week ago.
 

Kaurman

Hero Member
Sep 20, 2018
208
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Ontario
Category........
PNP
Job Offer........
Yes
AOR Received.
14 Nov 2017
Med's Request
24 April 2018
Med's Done....
3 may 2018
Passport Req..
8 May 2019
I called them, they were missing my return shipping label, I need to send that to ottawa mail or online. Im doing that.


Thanks for help guys
Label or envolve? I sent mine yesterday but lady from Canada post took of the tracking sticker from return package and told me it’s already in system
 

zsly1029

Newbie
May 10, 2019
2
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When I can expect my passport back?

Federal express entry
PPR (email): 2019-03-29
Passport delivered: 2019-04-11
New photos requested due to yellowish background: 2019-04-25
New photos delivered: 2019-05-08

My CIC online status still "in process". Since I need my passport for traveling purpose in two weeks, eager to know when I can expect my passport to be back.

My return label is a two-day delivery from Canada to US.
 

mpsqra

Hero Member
Jul 6, 2017
685
136
Category........
QSW
Visa Office......
CPC Ottawa
When I can expect my passport back?

Federal express entry
PPR (email): 2019-03-29
Passport delivered: 2019-04-11
New photos requested due to yellowish background: 2019-04-25
New photos delivered: 2019-05-08

My CIC online status still "in process". Since I need my passport for traveling purpose in two weeks, eager to know when I can expect my passport to be back.

My return label is a two-day delivery from Canada to US.
a real lotto, it could be 1 week or 2-3-4 weeks or more like @agenfavo,,, CIC missed his/her return label,,,
 

postdoc_fellow1008

Star Member
Jan 24, 2018
56
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This wait is making me anxious. But my application just got finalized and approved on May 31st. I thought the tracking number for the return envelope would be activated today. But looks like it can take days (even weeks and months!) for activation to happen and for the return of the passport. So I guess I'll wait until this week. Thanks for sharing!

Here's my timeline. Feel free to ask me anything if you need help.

Application type: Express Entry (online), CEC, inland
Express Entry profile created: January 18, 2019
Invitation to apply: January 23, 2019 (5 days since profile was created)
Application submitted: March 12, 2019
Medical exam passed: April 27, 2019
Passport request: May 21, 2019 (10 weeks since submission)
Passport sent to IRCC: May 21, 2019
Passport received by IRCC: May 23, 2019
Application finalized and approved: May 31, 2019 (8 days since receipt of passport; 11.5 weeks since submission)
Passport return tracking number activated: pending
Passport and COPR received: pending
Travel to the US: pending
Landed: pending
PR card: pending
 

zsly1029

Newbie
May 10, 2019
2
0
Updated my timeline:

Federal express entry
PPR (email): 2019-03-29
Passport delivered: 2019-04-11
New photos requested due to yellowish background: 2019-04-25
New photos delivered: 2019-05-08
Application approved: 2019-05-15
Return label activated: 2019-05-21
Passport received: 2019-05-23 (Fedex 2-day international)
 

postdoc_fellow1008

Star Member
Jan 24, 2018
56
41
Updated my timeline too. my return tracking number got activated last night (June 3rd), and as of this morning, the package is already in my city, so I should get the package later today if there are no other issues.

My application was finalized and approved last Friday, May 31st. Full timeline below.
 

Kemkeneya

Full Member
Oct 15, 2016
32
3
Hi all..I sent my passport with Canada Xpresspost post on May 29th, they couldn't locate my package for a few days and as such my package wasn't delivered until June 4th. There hasn't been any movement since. It was to get my PR Visa and COPR...weird question, but can they change their mind??