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PR Card (New/Renewal) Processing Timeline 2021

Mexontario

Hero Member
Sep 9, 2020
523
303
Windsor, ON
Category........
FSW
Visa Office......
Ottawa
App. Filed.......
02-05-2014
Doc's Request.
23-06-2014
AOR Received.
04-06-2014
File Transfer...
23-06-2014
Med's Request
23-06-2014
Med's Done....
07-08-2014
Passport Req..
26-09-2014
VISA ISSUED...
18-11-2014
LANDED..........
04-04-2015
 

icykool23

Star Member
Dec 11, 2016
188
88
Applied for two people, update is in orange:

Husband status is as following:
  1. We received your application for a permanent resident card on January 18, 2021.
  2. We started processing your application on March 5, 2021
ECAS status is now "Decision Made" as of 25-March-2021 for husband application now.

Wife status is as following (application approved+card mailed):
  1. We received your application for a permanent resident card on January 18, 2021.
  2. We sent you correspondence acknowledging receipt of your application(s) on March 6, 2021.
  3. We started processing your application on March 6, 2021 (ECAS status also updated to "Decision Made")
  4. Your Permanent Resident card was sent by mail on March 15, 2021. (ECAS status updated to "Complete")
  5. Card received @ Vancouver address on 26-March-2021.
 

ran.nanua1

Star Member
May 27, 2019
172
61
Anyone recently applied for First PR card? I did on Jan 8th, 2021 and still waiting for that.
I'm wondering how renewal processing time got less than new ones' as first card were the priority for CIC.
 

ran.nanua1

Star Member
May 27, 2019
172
61
Applied for two people, update is in orange:

Husband status is as following:
  1. We received your application for a permanent resident card on January 18, 2021.
  2. We started processing your application on March 5, 2021
ECAS status is now "Decision Made" as of 25-March-2021 for husband application now.

Wife status is as following (application approved+card mailed):
  1. We received your application for a permanent resident card on January 18, 2021.
  2. We sent you correspondence acknowledging receipt of your application(s) on March 6, 2021.
  3. We started processing your application on March 6, 2021 (ECAS status also updated to "Decision Made")
  4. Your Permanent Resident card was sent by mail on March 15, 2021. (ECAS status updated to "Complete")
  5. Card received @ Vancouver address on 26-March-2021.
is that new or renewal?
 
 
 

Hinach612

Star Member
Mar 29, 2021
77
6
I applied renewal for me and my daughter urgent daughters card recived on 4th feb
Mine yet in process
Permanent Resident Card
  1. We received your application for a permanent resident card on January 27, 2021.
  2. We sent you correspondence acknowledging receipt of your application(s) on January 27, 2021.
  3. We started processing your application on January 27, 2021.
 

gaw2021

Newbie
Mar 29, 2021
1
0
When you say application received by IRCC is it the time Canada post(or similar) delivered it when you used your tracking number or is it something you can check online?
I would say No. It's when it's actually read by someone.
 

roodrap

Full Member
Jul 28, 2016
35
1
Applied on Feb 12th as urgent processing (cannot get SIN without PR card)
Ghost update March 25th
Does anyone know how long after Ghost update decision is made?
 
 

Mexontario

Hero Member
Sep 9, 2020
523
303
Windsor, ON
Category........
FSW
Visa Office......
Ottawa
App. Filed.......
02-05-2014
Doc's Request.
23-06-2014
AOR Received.
04-06-2014
File Transfer...
23-06-2014
Med's Request
23-06-2014
Med's Done....
07-08-2014
Passport Req..
26-09-2014
VISA ISSUED...
18-11-2014
LANDED..........
04-04-2015
Applied on Feb 12th as urgent processing (cannot get SIN without PR card)
Ghost update March 25th
Does anyone know how long after Ghost update decision is made?
Just so you understand what each stage of the application in PR process is, I'm pasting the steps involved. These are a bit different from Citizenship application.

Status of your applicationExplanation
IN
PROCESS

(A decision has not been made yet.)
Application Received by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
We have received your application and will review it in order of receipt.
Documentation Verified by IRCC
We are reviewing your application to make sure it is complete and that no documents are missing. We will return incomplete applications for resubmission.
An Interview May be Required
We will review the application and decide if an interview is necessary. If so, we will inform you in writing of the date, time and location of the interview.
DECISION MADE
(A decision has been made at this point.)
Approval Status Determined
Your application will be either approved or rejected. You will be informed of the decision.
If your application is approved, you will be notified by mail within four weeks and invited to pick up your card at the IRCC office closest to you.
If your application is rejected, you will be notified of the decision by mail.
COMPLETE
(Your application is considered closed.)
Permanent Resident Card Issued
If your application was approved, you have received your permanent resident card.
Application Withdrawn
You may withdraw your application before we start processing it. We do not offer refunds for applications once processing has started.
Application Abandoned
Your application is considered abandoned if we do not receive the additional information we require within 180 days, in order to process your application. You will need to submit a new application.
Card Cancelled
Your permanent resident card will be cancelled if you do not pick it up within 180 days of receiving your first notice. You will need to submit a new application.

"Decision made" status can still include the line, "we started processing......."
Unless it changes to "Complete", you wont see the update of when your card was mailed.
 

zstream

Champion Member
May 26, 2014
1,159
118
Category........
Visa Office......
Singapore
NOC Code......
2171
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
28-08-2014
Nomination.....
14-12-2014
AOR Received.
19-01-2015
Med's Request
11-03-2015
Med's Done....
15-03-2015
Passport Req..
14-10-2015
VISA ISSUED...
28-10-2015
Couple of questions here, as I am filling out my renewal form --

1> On Q13, Mailing address: should I keep it blank if the address is same as current address or just put "Same as above" or "not applicable."
2> Q19, should the old address goes first or the current address.
3> Q21, Travel history: If I click the No check box, should I fill the "period to be assessed" or just print "not applicable" on the table.

In general, if a question is not applicable to me, should I keep that field/table blank or write "Not applicable"

Thanks in advance.