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OCI September 2023

SHANKA1992

Newbie
Oct 18, 2023
4
0
yes, I was there at 3 am in the morning of 23rd Sep and was 5th in the line when I reached center. So I was lucky as walk-in was able to submit my application as soon as the center opened and took all appointment people first and then walk-ins. I am assuming the wait time will be crazy now that every one is only applying for OCI.
Thank you. Question - Do we need to first get a surrender certificate before applying for OCI? I will get my Canadian passport in a few days so I am prepping to apply for OCI
 

meghalshah

Full Member
Nov 4, 2019
26
12
Thank you. Question - Do we need to first get a surrender certificate before applying for OCI? I will get my Canadian passport in a few days so I am prepping to apply for OCI
yes, you cannot apply without surrender certificate, as it is one of the mandatory doc. Check the checklist while you wait. Also, make sure if you have spell different btw Canada and Indian passport then you need affidavit for each spell error. For instance, place of birth was spell diff way in my CAD passport vs India Passport they asked me to get affidavit to submit along with my application.
 

zahedali

Star Member
Aug 16, 2016
81
16
Below are my OCI timeline


BLS website
1. Application date : 2023-09-08
2. Under Process : 2023-09-09
3. Processing at Consulate General date: 2023-09-11

On OCI Website
1. UNDER-PROCESS date: 2023-09-11
2. Date of Acknowledgment : 2023-09-12
3. Documents Printing Status : 2023-10-14
4. Dispatched From MEA (OCI ) : 2023-10-16
5. Document received At : 2023-10-16
6. Passport ready For Dispatch after OCI stamping : 2023-10-18
 

zahedali

Star Member
Aug 16, 2016
81
16
Could you clarify 1.5 month from application date, right?

Below are my OCI timeline


BLS website
1. Application date : 2023-09-08
2. Under Process : 2023-09-09
3. Processing at Consulate General date: 2023-09-11

On OCI Website
1. UNDER-PROCESS date: 2023-09-11
2. Date of Acknowledgment : 2023-09-12
3. Documents Printing Status : 2023-10-14
4. Dispatched From MEA (OCI ) : 2023-10-16
5. Document received At : 2023-10-16
6. Passport ready For Dispatch after OCI stamping : 2023-10-18
7. Dispatched via Courier : 2023-10-18
 

RuchiWalia

Hero Member
Oct 7, 2016
391
114
Below are my OCI timeline


BLS website
1. Application date : 2023-09-08
2. Under Process : 2023-09-09
3. Processing at Consulate General date: 2023-09-11

On OCI Website
1. UNDER-PROCESS date: 2023-09-11
2. Date of Acknowledgment : 2023-09-12
3. Documents Printing Status : 2023-10-14
4. Dispatched From MEA (OCI ) : 2023-10-16
5. Document received At : 2023-10-16
6. Passport ready For Dispatch after OCI stamping : 2023-10-18
7. Dispatched via Courier : 2023-10-18
Which Consulate?
 

Yashika1313

Member
Dec 15, 2018
11
3
Hello,
My timeline is below:
OCT APP SENT: October 4th
OCI APP Registered: October 12th
OCI status now: “Counter Delivery to BLS Centre after OCI stamping”
Can anyone help me with this? This has been the update since October 16th. What does this mean?
And i live in Saskatchewan and sent this file as postal to surrey, will i get my package back in mail as well?
 
Dec 1, 2019
8
0
Hello,
I sent my daughter application through postal on 11 oct and it was delivered in brampton bls on 14 oct after that on bls website there were showing no record found. On 20th oct it was updated under process and then after 2 days processing at consulate and since then status is same no update and no ack email received yet for track on oci website. I was trying with ref no start with CANT and putting passport no but it's still shows no record found. Please help is this normal process or i should worry about it?
 

Pr@b

Newbie
Nov 16, 2023
2
0
Hello Guys,

Below are my OCI timeline


Can I get the link to the OCI Website to check the status. I only know about bls website

BLS website
1. Application date : 2023-09-08
2. Under Process : 2023-09-09
3. Processing at Consulate General date: 2023-09-11

On OCI Website
1. UNDER-PROCESS date: 2023-09-11
2. Date of Acknowledgment : 2023-09-12 in
3. Documents Printing Status : 2023-10-14
4. Dispatched From MEA (OCI ) : 2023-10-16
5. Document received At : 2023-10-16
 

vickcan

Full Member
Jan 30, 2019
37
8
Hello Everyone, I am going to apply for OCI at Brampton center. Is there a still huge lineup? I have checked online appointment booking, there is no appointment left for OCI in Brampton.
 

sunnyannie

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Aug 6, 2012
18
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Hello, I am planning to send my son's OCI application to brampton BLS by mail. when I try to book a pickup and drop off appointment via purolator it shows 90 CAD. pickup , express and drop off ( 30 dollars each). Is that correct? should not it be only 2 way and be only 60 CAD plus fee??