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go.quebec

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Mar 19, 2017
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NEED HELP!

Its almost been a month since i applied for federal. What should i do now?
Should i link my application eCAS? How can i do that? And what is GC key means?
any further tips and advices from experts please.
 
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kikou

Star Member
Jun 20, 2017
137
140
Quebec
Category........
QSW
Visa Office......
V-O-Sydney/Ottawa
App. Filed.......
12-09-2016
Doc's Request.
None
AOR Received.
09-12-2016
NEED HELP!

Its almost been a month since i applied for federal. What should i do now?
Should i link my application eCAS? How can i do that? And what is GC key means?
any further tips and advices from experts please.
You need to wait. You'll receive your AOR (confirmation of reception by CIC) to 3 or 4 months (approx.) and you'll be able to link your application to GCkey and see your file with ECAS.

GCkey is the new ECAS. You can see the progression by step:
- Application status
- Review of eligibility
- Review of medical results
- Review of additional documents
- Interview
- Biometrics
- Background check
- Final decision

ECAS is less precis.You can see "in progress" and "decision made" but it's a good thing to have both, because ECAS let you know when they send you a e-mail :)

Good luck!
 

APPNOV2014NY

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Nov 21, 2014
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Have you tried it before? Any desired or satisfactory results/outcome??
Yes. Since I am out of Canada , I had used a different service to get my GCMS notes. You will get to see all the comments Immigration Officers have added to your file and with this information you can infer possible reasons for delays.
 

go.quebec

Star Member
Mar 19, 2017
188
22
You need to wait. You'll receive your AOR (confirmation of reception by CIC) to 3 or 4 months (approx.) and you'll be able to link your application to GCkey and see your file with ECAS.

GCkey is the new ECAS. You can see the progression by step:
- Application status
- Review of eligibility
- Review of medical results
- Review of additional documents
- Interview
- Biometrics
- Background check
- Final decision

ECAS is less precis.You can see "in progress" and "decision made" but it's a good thing to have both, because ECAS let you know when they send you a e-mail :)

Good luck!
Thanks a bunch for your reply.

So i can link to Gc key & ECAS now or do I need to wait until i get AOR?
Can you please guide me through of how to link for both (GC key & ECAS)
By the way i have never heard of an interview, is it something i can expect?
 

amit.r

Hero Member
Feb 23, 2017
248
65
Canada
Visa Office......
Ottawa
App. Filed.......
20-07-2016
AOR Received.
20-11-2016
Med's Request
11-12-2016
Med's Done....
05-01-2017
Passport Req..
14-06-2017
VISA ISSUED...
06-07-2017
LANDED..........
08-26-2017..
Anyone received their passports back ?
 

kikou

Star Member
Jun 20, 2017
137
140
Quebec
Category........
QSW
Visa Office......
V-O-Sydney/Ottawa
App. Filed.......
12-09-2016
Doc's Request.
None
AOR Received.
09-12-2016
Thanks a bunch for your reply.

So i can link to Gc key & ECAS now or do I need to wait until i get AOR?
Can you please guide me through of how to link for both (GC key & ECAS)
By the way i have never heard of an interview, is it something i can expect?
You can try to link both if them, but it may be possible that it's not working.

ECAS: go to ECAS and enter your IUC, family name and country.

GCKey: you need to create an account. After that, go to "link my application" and enter your informations. Many of candidates have trouble to do it, so you may possibly need to try several times.

For fingerprints, I don't need them, so I suppose it's depend where you are from.
 
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gnole

Star Member
Nov 16, 2015
65
45
Montreal
Category........
QSW
Visa Office......
Sydney N.S
App. Filed.......
28-07-2016
AOR Received.
21-11-2016
Med's Request
10-12-2016
Med's Done....
12-12-2016
Anyone received their passports back ?
Not yet. However, according to Canada Post, my envelope is somewhere in Montreal. Thaks to the long weekend, I am not sure that when I can get it, I hope today or at latest tomorrow.

Edit: I get the passport after a couple minutes later I wrote this message. Now time to land :) probably this Friday :)
 
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Alexanderson

Newbie
Jun 12, 2017
8
0
Not yet. However, according to Canada Post, my envelope is somewhere in Montreal. Thaks to the long weekend, I am not sure that when I can get it, I hope today or at latest tomorrow.

Edit: I get the passport after a couple minutes later I wrote this message. Now time to land :) probably this Friday :)
Congratulations! BTW, I have been saw your posts before and would like to confirm one thing with you. You have your passport dispatched from Ottawa just after the Status of Ecas Changed to Approved?
 

Alexanderson

Newbie
Jun 12, 2017
8
0
Not yet. However, according to Canada Post, my envelope is somewhere in Montreal. Thaks to the long weekend, I am not sure that when I can get it, I hope today or at latest tomorrow.

Edit: I get the passport after a couple minutes later I wrote this message. Now time to land :) probably this Friday :)
I saw your passport arrived at Ottawa in Wednesday.
 

amit.r

Hero Member
Feb 23, 2017
248
65
Canada
Visa Office......
Ottawa
App. Filed.......
20-07-2016
AOR Received.
20-11-2016
Med's Request
11-12-2016
Med's Done....
05-01-2017
Passport Req..
14-06-2017
VISA ISSUED...
06-07-2017
LANDED..........
08-26-2017..
Not yet. However, according to Canada Post, my envelope is somewhere in Montreal. Thaks to the long weekend, I am not sure that when I can get it, I hope today or at latest tomorrow.

Edit: I get the passport after a couple minutes later I wrote this message. Now time to land :) probably this Friday :)

Congratulations !
 

APPNOV2014NY

Champion Member
Nov 21, 2014
2,959
1,057
Not yet. However, according to Canada Post, my envelope is somewhere in Montreal. Thaks to the long weekend, I am not sure that when I can get it, I hope today or at latest tomorrow.

Edit: I get the passport after a couple minutes later I wrote this message. Now time to land :) probably this Friday :)
Congrats :)

Please do post your landing experience.
 

gnole

Star Member
Nov 16, 2015
65
45
Montreal
Category........
QSW
Visa Office......
Sydney N.S
App. Filed.......
28-07-2016
AOR Received.
21-11-2016
Med's Request
10-12-2016
Med's Done....
12-12-2016
Thanks to everyone :)

After landing I will post what happened too :)

Congratulations! BTW, I have been saw your posts before and would like to confirm one thing with you. You have your passport dispatched from Ottawa just after the Status of Ecas Changed to Approved?
Thanks.
Actually, my ECAS still shows "Decision Made". However, I saw my approval on MyCIC 22 June. Here is the timeline after PPR.
12/06 PPR mail
13/06 I sent the passports
14/06 passports arrived at CIC Ottawa
22/06 I saw "Approved " on MyCIC account
23/06 CIC send passport
27/06 passports arrived to me :)

the long arriving is just because long weekend. Normally it takes max 2 days.
 

Alexanderson

Newbie
Jun 12, 2017
8
0
Thanks to everyone :)

After landing I will post what happened too :)


Thanks.
Actually, my ECAS still shows "Decision Made". However, I saw my approval on MyCIC 22 June. Here is the timeline after PPR.
12/06 PPR mail
13/06 I sent the passports
14/06 passports arrived at CIC Ottawa
22/06 I saw "Approved " on MyCIC account
23/06 CIC send passport
27/06 passports arrived to me :)

the long arriving is just because long weekend. Normally it takes max 2 days.
when you saw approved on your CIC account, did you got any email notice or something else.
 

gnole

Star Member
Nov 16, 2015
65
45
Montreal
Category........
QSW
Visa Office......
Sydney N.S
App. Filed.......
28-07-2016
AOR Received.
21-11-2016
Med's Request
10-12-2016
Med's Done....
12-12-2016