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INLAND APPLICATIONS 2013

Daizey

Hero Member
Jan 28, 2014
412
8
Category........
Visa Office......
CPC-V to CPC-M
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
07-08-2013
AOR Received.
03-09-2013
Med's Done....
Sent with App
VISA ISSUED...
AIP + DM 12-02-2015
LANDED..........
12-03-2015
ACS said:
So we know there has been a slight bit of movement FINALLY from the Mississauga office....

Wonder what our chances are of seeing another date than July8...I am soooo tired of seeing July 8...lol

Seems since we got the letters that our files were offficially moved to Mississauga, they must have changed who it is that updates our Processing Time page. They don't seem to update it until Friday or Saturday now, right?!?

Hope to see some more AIPs and DMs on here soon! Congrats to all who have recieved! I LOVE seeing these!!! :)
I agree, I love seeing all the great news! I'm excited again to check the forums to see who else received good news for the day. :)
 

guri3577

Hero Member
May 19, 2013
661
27
Category........
Visa Office......
Vegreville, Alberta
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
23-05-2013
AOR Received.
30-05-2013
Med's Done....
14-04-2013
Interview........
waived
VISA ISSUED...
AIP&DM: 30-01-2014
LANDED..........
25-02-2014
Congrats TuesdayC for DM :)
Finally an update on ECAS for the PR card, it says processing started on May 9.
nrajani and Rita you guys see anything on ECAS?
 

Canuck*soon

Star Member
Mar 2, 2014
106
1
Category........
Visa Office......
CPC-V
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
March 10, 2013
Doc's Request.
PCC submitted March 11, 2014
AOR Received.
April 15, 2013
Med's Request
January 23, 2014
Med's Done....
March 4, 2014
Interview........
Waived
Passport Req..
AIP January 23, 2014
VISA ISSUED...
DM April 29, 2014
LANDED..........
May 29, 2014 after 14 months 3 weeks and 3 days
Fantastic news! We received a letter that states that we will have our landing appointment on May 29!!!

It is fantastic to check in and see all of the thrilling news! Congratulations everyone!

? For those of you that have already landed ....how long was it before you received your PR card ?
 

Audjgal

Star Member
Aug 2, 2013
62
1
Category........
Visa Office......
Mississauga
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
23-09-2013
AOR Received.
11-10-2013
Med's Done....
20-08-2013
jamique said:
Actually Cmathslu If you get AIP you can go to school. Instead of applying for an OWP when you get AIP you can apply for a study permit. You would have to have a letter of acceptance from the school you are going to attend. The only downfall is even with AIP some schools still require you to pay international fees.
I'm a lurker here but I just wanted to say that from first hand experience,
You only need a student visa IF you are attending the institution in person. If it is via distance ed you do not need a student visa, no matter how long the program. You do not need AIP, you can enrol in distance classes with a visitor visa. As long as you get accepted into a program and if there is an option to do only online courses even as a part time student while you wait for PR you can do it.

Also in Ontario (and I think all of Canada), if you are a dependant, legally married/common law with affidavit, to a Canadian Citizen/PR , you do not pay International visa fees.
Check with your university/college admissions/regulations department.
All i had to do was submit a copy of my marriage certificate to qualify for domestic fees at uni. You have to communicate with the Admissions department, as most staff are unaware of this.
 

nrajani_99

Hero Member
Feb 11, 2013
252
6
Category........
Visa Office......
Vegreville
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
16-04-2013
AOR Received.
25-04-2013
LANDED..........
WAITING FOR LANDING INTERVIEW
guri3577 said:
Congrats TuesdayC for DM :)
Finally an update on ECAS for the PR card, it says processing started on May 9.
nrajani and Rita you guys see anything on ECAS?
Hey Guri how do you check .. ECAS for PR Card... ours is not showing anything.. :(
 

bruneian

Hero Member
Jun 25, 2013
264
7
Category........
Visa Office......
CPC-M
NOC Code......
PCC waived, Fingerprints 06/02/14
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
Jul 10, 2013
Doc's Request.
June 2, 2014 (AIP)
AOR Received.
Aug 3, 2013
Med's Done....
Dec 6, 2013
Interview........
Waived
VISA ISSUED...
June 26, 2014 (DM)
LANDED..........
July 15, 2014 in Edmonton
Audjgal said:
I'm a lurker here but I just wanted to say that from first hand experience,
You only need a student visa IF you are attending the institution in person. If it is via distance ed you do not need a student visa, no matter how long the program. You do not need AIP, you can enrol in distance classes with a visitor visa. As long as you get accepted into a program and if there is an option to do only online courses even as a part time student while you wait for PR you can do it.

Also in Ontario (and I think all of Canada), if you are a dependant, legally married/common law with affidavit, to a Canadian Citizen/PR , you do not pay International visa fees.
Check with your university/college admissions/regulations department.
All i had to do was submit a copy of my marriage certificate to qualify for domestic fees at uni. You have to communicate with the Admissions department, as most staff are unaware of this.
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/manuals/op/op12-eng.pdf

Section 5.9: if you need to be in canada even if it's less than 6 months (to write finals etc) then you will STILL need a study permit.

Where did you attend school? I'll try contacting the admin of my uni but pretty sure the assess international fees until COPR but then again, different schools different rules.
 

Alurra71

VIP Member
Oct 5, 2012
3,239
307
Ontario
Visa Office......
Vegreville
App. Filed.......
07-12-2012
AOR Received.
21-01-2013
Interview........
waived
VISA ISSUED...
28-11-2013
LANDED..........
19-12-2013
nrajani_99 said:
Hey Guri how do you check .. ECAS for PR Card... ours is not showing anything.. :(
not all of them get that. I was never able to see mine either. I think it again depends on the VO that is processing your application if they choose to update it or not. *shrugs*
 

Audjgal

Star Member
Aug 2, 2013
62
1
Category........
Visa Office......
Mississauga
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
23-09-2013
AOR Received.
11-10-2013
Med's Done....
20-08-2013
bruneian said:
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/manuals/op/op12-eng.pdf

Section 5.9: if you need to be in canada even if it's less than 6 months (to write finals etc) then you will STILL need a study permit.

Where did you attend school? I'll try contacting the admin of my uni but pretty sure the assess international fees until COPR but then again, different schools different rules.
It was probably different for me as I only went back for one university credit to finish my degree at University of Guelph, So less than 6 months and I was not even in Canada for 90% of the course as I was travelling. Check your International Student Fees Exemptions section at your university website. Exemptions will be listed there.
 

Canuck*soon

Star Member
Mar 2, 2014
106
1
Category........
Visa Office......
CPC-V
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
March 10, 2013
Doc's Request.
PCC submitted March 11, 2014
AOR Received.
April 15, 2013
Med's Request
January 23, 2014
Med's Done....
March 4, 2014
Interview........
Waived
Passport Req..
AIP January 23, 2014
VISA ISSUED...
DM April 29, 2014
LANDED..........
May 29, 2014 after 14 months 3 weeks and 3 days
Brazilian Canadian said:
Where can I see the spreadsheet? Thanks!
2013 Spreadsheet link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AlF5vPwhP68bdENmTzlDSmpZTy1TRWdwamtLeURmZXc#gid=0

If you would like to have your timeline added to the 2013 spreadsheet send a PM to guri3577
 

bruneian

Hero Member
Jun 25, 2013
264
7
Category........
Visa Office......
CPC-M
NOC Code......
PCC waived, Fingerprints 06/02/14
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
Jul 10, 2013
Doc's Request.
June 2, 2014 (AIP)
AOR Received.
Aug 3, 2013
Med's Done....
Dec 6, 2013
Interview........
Waived
VISA ISSUED...
June 26, 2014 (DM)
LANDED..........
July 15, 2014 in Edmonton
Audjgal said:
It was probably different for me as I only went back for one university credit to finish my degree at University of Guelph, So less than 6 months and I was not even in Canada for 90% of the course as I was travelling. Check your International Student Fees Exemptions section at your university website. Exemptions will be listed there.
Yah I'm doing a semester of courses right now so I don't need a study permit :) U of G is in ON so you guys have the exemption. I go to univerdity of Alberta. No such regulations in AB but it doesn't hurt to inquire as that will save me thousands towards future education.
 

jamique

Star Member
May 15, 2014
53
3
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
bruneian said:
Yah I'm doing a semester of courses right now so I don't need a study permit :) U of G is in ON so you guys have the exemption. I go to univerdity of Alberta. No such regulations in AB but it doesn't hurt to inquire as that will save me thousands towards future education.


Hi Bruneian, are you on a study permit?? I applied at the University of Calgary and if memory serves me correct in Alberta you do need AIP from CIC to pay domestic fees. In Ontario at a majority of the universities you are allowed to pay domestic fees if you are married to a citizen or a PR.
 

bruneian

Hero Member
Jun 25, 2013
264
7
Category........
Visa Office......
CPC-M
NOC Code......
PCC waived, Fingerprints 06/02/14
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
Jul 10, 2013
Doc's Request.
June 2, 2014 (AIP)
AOR Received.
Aug 3, 2013
Med's Done....
Dec 6, 2013
Interview........
Waived
VISA ISSUED...
June 26, 2014 (DM)
LANDED..........
July 15, 2014 in Edmonton
jamique said:
Hi Bruneian, are you on a study permit?? I applied at the University of Calgary and if memory serves me correct in Alberta you do need AIP from CIC to pay domestic fees. In Ontario at a majority of the universities you are allowed to pay domestic fees if you are married to a citizen or a PR.
Hi jamique,

I have a PGWP right now but will be attending uni again this fall, and I am changing my status then. That is very good to hear as that will save us more than $12k/yr for sure!
 

guri3577

Hero Member
May 19, 2013
661
27
Category........
Visa Office......
Vegreville, Alberta
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
23-05-2013
AOR Received.
30-05-2013
Med's Done....
14-04-2013
Interview........
waived
VISA ISSUED...
AIP&DM: 30-01-2014
LANDED..........
25-02-2014
nrajani_99 said:
Hey Guri how do you check .. ECAS for PR Card... ours is not showing anything.. :(
try checking with the applicant details, mine also doesn't show anything with sponsor details.
 

guri3577

Hero Member
May 19, 2013
661
27
Category........
Visa Office......
Vegreville, Alberta
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
23-05-2013
AOR Received.
30-05-2013
Med's Done....
14-04-2013
Interview........
waived
VISA ISSUED...
AIP&DM: 30-01-2014
LANDED..........
25-02-2014
Canuck*soon said:
Fantastic news! We received a letter that states that we will have our landing appointment on May 29!!!

It is fantastic to check in and see all of the thrilling news! Congratulations everyone!

? For those of you that have already landed ....how long was it before you received your PR card ?
Congrats, it is taking around 80 days to receive PR card on average.