Yes, I received a letter from CIC confirming eligibility, and that the application would be held until his background form was submitted, which was submitted just days later. We then received a letter indicating that his application was being forwarded to Paris.
I have logged on to the site using this following path, Home/My Application/Client Application Status, and below is an extract from the site.
- We received your application for permanent residence on January 13, 2017.
- We started processing your application on April 14, 2017.
- We sent you correspondence on May 2, 2017. If you have not yet provided the information or the requested documents, please do so as soon as possible. Please wait until you receive the correspondence before sending us additional information, as the correspondence will outline all information that is required.
- Medical results have been received
If I login using his credentials, I see this under status.
Application status We are processing your application. We will send you a message when there is an update or if we need more information from you.
Review of eligibility - We are reviewing whether you meet the eligibility requirements.
Review of medical results - You passed the medical exam.
Review of additional documents - The additional documents you provided are being reviewed.
Interview - You do not need an interview. We will send you a message if this changes.
Biometrics - We do not need your fingerprints. We will send you a message if this changes.
Background check - We are processing your background check. We will send you a message if we need more information.
Final decision - Your application is in progress. We will send you a message once the final decision has been made.