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PR Card (New/Renewal) Processing Timeline 2020

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Permanent Resident Card
  1. We received your application for a permanent resident card on April 6, 2021.
  2. We sent you correspondence acknowledging receipt of your application(s) on July 21, 2021.
  3. We started processing your application on July 21, 2021.
  4. Your Permanent Resident card was sent by mail on August 12, 2021.
 
 

Rasha

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Apr 26, 2008
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Well the webform information is changing....but not really much more news to report...almost 18 months and counting..... There was an article of someone else in my area, who has been waiting for their card since Jan 2020! They are still waiting too.

I heard that someone picked up their card in Edmonton just a week ago or so [had been mailed 2 weeks before that].

Now that Trudeau has mandated all Federal Workers to be vaccinated [that will be at least a month until fully vac'ed, if they aren't already] - does this mean they will FINALLY start to open the offices? Or is 'Wave #4' going to keep us in the dark ages??

My updates below:

I sent a webform for update to IRCC on Jul 29! I just heard back today:

We have verified the information you provided and can provide you with the following details about the status of your permanent resident card (PR card) application:

· The file was referred to the local IRCC office in Vancouver and an appointment will be scheduled so you may pick up the card in person.


July
I received a letter from IRCC for someone else, requesting payment for their application, as they had underpaid $10.00.
When I inquired why I received this, they responded, it was sent in error and to please disregard - but provided no further information on my case.

June Webform Response:
Thank you for contacting Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

As your card has been selected for pick-up, rest assured that you will be informed of the date, time, location for pick-up, and of the type of documents you will be asked to bring with you in due time.



My status shows:
Permanent Resident Card
  1. We received your application for a permanent resident card on February 6, 2020.
  2. We sent you correspondence acknowledging receipt of your application(s) on February 21, 2020.
  3. We started processing your application on February 21, 2020.
 

joekao222

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Oct 9, 2020
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Hello all,

I sent in my physical photos and COPR about half a year ago into the local IRCC office as instructed. Just last week I got an invitation for the IRCC PR Portal and it says that they will process my PR Card once I go onto the portal and confirm that I'm inside Canada. I replied to that email with my information about a week ago, but haven't gotten a reply for my credentials to login to the portal yet. Anyone have any idea how long they usually take to reply with portal account credentials after I've replied to the initial email?

Best
 

zobs_vita_nuova

Full Member
Mar 4, 2021
24
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Well the webform information is changing....but not really much more news to report...almost 18 months and counting..... There was an article of someone else in my area, who has been waiting for their card since Jan 2020! They are still waiting too.

I heard that someone picked up their card in Edmonton just a week ago or so [had been mailed 2 weeks before that].

Now that Trudeau has mandated all Federal Workers to be vaccinated [that will be at least a month until fully vac'ed, if they aren't already] - does this mean they will FINALLY start to open the offices? Or is 'Wave #4' going to keep us in the dark ages??

My updates below:

I sent a webform for update to IRCC on Jul 29! I just heard back today:

We have verified the information you provided and can provide you with the following details about the status of your permanent resident card (PR card) application:

· The file was referred to the local IRCC office in Vancouver and an appointment will be scheduled so you may pick up the card in person.


July
I received a letter from IRCC for someone else, requesting payment for their application, as they had underpaid $10.00.
When I inquired why I received this, they responded, it was sent in error and to please disregard - but provided no further information on my case.

June Webform Response:
Thank you for contacting Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

As your card has been selected for pick-up, rest assured that you will be informed of the date, time, location for pick-up, and of the type of documents you will be asked to bring with you in due time.



My status shows:
Permanent Resident Card
  1. We received your application for a permanent resident card on February 6, 2020.
  2. We sent you correspondence acknowledging receipt of your application(s) on February 21, 2020.
  3. We started processing your application on February 21, 2020.
Hi,
I'm in the same situation as you. My file was sent to the local IRCC office in Montreal back in March. No news since then. My timeline:

Permanent Resident Card Renewal
1. We received your application for a permanent resident card on December 24, 2020
2. We sent you correspondence acknowledging receipt of your application(s) on February 12, 2021
3. We started processing your application on February 12, 2021
4. Decision Made on March 17, 2021
**5. SELECTED FOR PICK UP**
 

Rasha

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Apr 26, 2008
462
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Hi,
I'm in the same situation as you. My file was sent to the local IRCC office in Montreal back in March. No news since then. My timeline:

Permanent Resident Card Renewal
1. We received your application for a permanent resident card on December 24, 2020
2. We sent you correspondence acknowledging receipt of your application(s) on February 12, 2021
3. We started processing your application on February 12, 2021
4. Decision Made on March 17, 2021
**5. SELECTED FOR PICK UP**
I don't understand the holdup. Why don't they want to give people their cards??? They are perfectly fine to mail to some, but for those who have to pickup - seems like it is in a standstill, by why after all of these months ? It would seem that is plenty of time to work through COVID restrictions/logistics. I must be missing something.
 
 

zobs_vita_nuova

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Mar 4, 2021
24
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I don't understand the holdup. Why don't they want to give people their cards??? They are perfectly fine to mail to some, but for those who have to pickup - seems like it is in a standstill, by why after all of these months ? It would seem that is plenty of time to work through COVID restrictions/logistics. I must be missing something.
I applied exactly at the same time as my husband, send both applications in the same envelope. He got is card by mail on March 5! But I was under an exception: “working abroad for a Canadian company” so I understand this is why they are treating my file differently.
 

M.R.S

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Aug 27, 2009
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Hi guys I had submitted my pic and address in the new portal a months ago and address was approved but pic under review, 2 days ago I had an update in my cic account that I had linked to portal that my my application for PR card has been approved, but still my pic is under review, do you think now that they have approved my application in cic it means they are going to mail the card?
is this your first PR Card?

what is this new portal ?
 
 

senseNsimplicity

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Hello,

Can someone please send me the content/screenshot of AOR letter (without any personal detail) we get for PR card renewal?

It is very urgent.
Thanks
 

new335896

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Mar 5, 2018
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Permanent Resident Card
  1. We received your application for a permanent resident card on April 6, 2021.
  2. We sent you correspondence acknowledging receipt of your application(s) on July 21, 2021.
  3. We started processing your application on July 21, 2021.
  4. Your Permanent Resident card was sent by mail on August 12, 2021.
how did you get this update ? is this Ecas ?
 

Hanataha

Star Member
Jan 28, 2021
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Hello,

Can someone please send me the content/screenshot of AOR letter (without any personal detail) we get for PR card renewal?

It is very urgent.
Thanks


UCI: 00000000

This confirms that your application for your Permanent Resident card has been received by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on 2021/05/22

(name)


When should I contact IRCC?



You must notify Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) of any changes to your application. Examples of changes include:



  • Appointment or change of immigration representative or designated individual;
  • Decision to withdraw your application;
  • Change of contact information: e-mail, mailing address, telephone number;
  • You found your lost PR card - application for replacement is in process, card must be destroyed, replacement application not yet in process.


Changes to your address should be made through our online service at www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/change-address.asp.



How do I check the status of my application?



You may use your 8-digit Unique Client Identifier (UCI) number located on this correspondence to check the status of your application on the IRCC website. Please visit www.cic.gc.ca/english and in the "Most requested" section on the right-hand side of the page, select "Check your application status".
 
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zobs_vita_nuova

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Mar 4, 2021
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I don't understand the holdup. Why don't they want to give people their cards??? They are perfectly fine to mail to some, but for those who have to pickup - seems like it is in a standstill, by why after all of these months ? It would seem that is plenty of time to work through COVID restrictions/logistics. I must be missing something.
Hi Rasha, did you had any news regarding your appointment?
 

RtreePam

Member
Oct 5, 2021
17
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Hi,
I'm in the same situation as you. My file was sent to the local IRCC office in Montreal back in March. No news since then. My timeline:

Permanent Resident Card Renewal
1. We received your application for a permanent resident card on December 24, 2020
2. We sent you correspondence acknowledging receipt of your application(s) on February 12, 2021
3. We started processing your application on February 12, 2021
4. Decision Made on March 17, 2021
**5. SELECTED FOR PICK UP**
Hello,

did you recieve your card? Or did the IRCC contact you for an interview??