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September 2021 - Citizenship Applications

jbourne

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Jun 20, 2017
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Hi @jbourne, IRCC will send the Oath instructions 1-2 weeks prior to the scheduled oath date. If you don't receive an instructions email by October 19th, contact IRCC right away to ensure you don't miss the appointment for oath.

I am scheduled for Oath on October 12th and still awaiting instructions from IRCC.
what is the means to contact them ?
they are notorious of not answering the calls and their webform take forever.
its one way communication with them
 
 

mikemma.9295

Full Member
Jul 31, 2018
26
26
Waterloo
what is the means to contact them ?
they are notorious of not answering the calls and their webform take forever.
its one way communication with them
Well, as you specified above, we only have 2 options - Call and Webform. Worst case scenario, if you don't get email from IRCC, contact your local MP for assistance. I don't know what MP can do except inquire regarding the delay.

Also, we should be glad that we are almost at the end of the process. At least our applications are not stuck unlike some individuals in this thread. So be positive (not talking about blood group here LOL). You will receive email instructions from IRCC in 1-2 weeks prior to scheduled oath ceremony.
 

HVAC_Controls

Hero Member
Feb 26, 2017
273
120
Category........
QSW
NOC Code......
2147
Nomination.....
16-12-2016 (CSQ)
AOR Received.
11-03-2017
IELTS Request
N/A
File Transfer...
19-04-2017
Med's Request
09-02-2018
Med's Done....
11-02-2018
Interview........
Waived
Passport Req..
26-02-2018
VISA ISSUED...
50-03-2018
LANDED..........
13-08-2018
Montreal! But you didn't get passport copy request right? I am wondering how much time this request will slow down in my application, I have seen some people having 2-3 extra months due to this.
I didnèt receive that yet.
 

rtln87

Newbie
Sep 22, 2022
3
1
Good luck.
I have two questions please:
1-is the request just for your eligibility period? or till the request date?
2-Have you not sent the passport copies when you applied in September? I would like to know if it was not submitted at that time or do they ask for the copies again.

Many thanks
Hey, 1) I have no idea, they don't tell you why they just asked for it 2) I don't remember if online applications ask for passport copy, but if it does then yes I sent it
 
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ecekid

Star Member
Jun 2, 2013
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Well, as you specified above, we only have 2 options - Call and Webform. Worst case scenario, if you don't get email from IRCC, contact your local MP for assistance. I don't know what MP can do except inquire regarding the delay.

Also, we should be glad that we are almost at the end of the process. At least our applications are not stuck unlike some individuals in this thread. So be positive (not talking about blood group here LOL). You will receive email instructions from IRCC in 1-2 weeks prior to scheduled oath ceremony.
Did you ever contact the office?
 

mikemma.9295

Full Member
Jul 31, 2018
26
26
Waterloo
Did you ever contact the office?
Nope, never. Didn't even use IRCC helpline or webform. Luckily, all 4 applications (1 study permit, 2 work permits, and 1 PR) were processed without any issues and in an acceptable time period. Very close to my 5th application as well (citizenship, processing time will be around 1 year and 18 days once oath is completed on Oct 12th). :)
 
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ecekid

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Jun 2, 2013
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Nope, never. Didn't even use IRCC helpline or webform. Luckily, all 4 applications (1 study permit, 2 work permits, and 1 PR) were processed without any issues and in an acceptable time period. Very close to my 5th application as well (citizenship, processing time will be around 1 year and 18 days once oath is completed on Oct 12th). :)
Thanks. I got my tested completed in June 2022 but got no updates so far. I don't know if it makes sense to contact them via email.
 

mikemma.9295

Full Member
Jul 31, 2018
26
26
Waterloo
Thanks. I got my tested completed in June 2022 but got no updates so far. I don't know if it makes sense to contact them via email.
I suggest you contact IRCC using webform first. Pretty sure that the respond will be very generalized e.g., standard processing time is 27 months. If you are looking for citizenship asap, then contact your local MP re: delays and the stress this wait if causing you. They will inquire about your application and give you a bit more detail than standard IRCC response. For urgent processing, I think there is a process for urgent processing of already submitted application.

Read this : https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/canadian-citizenship/become-canadian-citizen/apply/urgently.html

Not sure what your timeline is. Is your background, prohibitions, physical presence and language requirements all still in process in your tracker?
 
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ecekid

Star Member
Jun 2, 2013
62
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I suggest you contact IRCC using webform first. Pretty sure that the respond will be very generalized e.g., standard processing time is 27 months. If you are looking for citizenship asap, then contact your local MP re: delays and the stress this wait if causing you. They will inquire about your application and give you a bit more detail than standard IRCC response. For urgent processing, I think there is a process for urgent processing of already submitted application.

Read this : https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/canadian-citizenship/become-canadian-citizen/apply/urgently.html

Not sure what your timeline is. Is your background, prohibitions, physical presence and language requirements all still in process in your tracker?
yeah everything is still in process
 
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mikemma.9295

Full Member
Jul 31, 2018
26
26
Waterloo
Hello all, received the Notice to Appear today via email. Scheduled for video oath ceremony on October 12th.

Email address from which I received this notice (for anyone who is interested to know) :
DN MB SK CIT Ceremonies / Ceremonies CIT MB SK RN (IRCC) <IRCC.DNMBSKCITCEREMONIES-CEREMONIESCITMBSKRN.IRCC1@cic.gc.ca>

I am a Waterloo (Ontario) resident. So, not sure why my application was being processed in any office other than regional IRCC office. Maybe because of backlog at Scarborough and Niagara Falls.

I hope you all get some good news too, very soon.

@ecekid good to know that everything is in progress. Hope you hear good news soon.
 
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Javeline

Star Member
Jun 15, 2017
132
130
AOR Received.
12/4/2017
IELTS Request
Along with application
File Transfer...
12/5/2017
Med's Request
24/4/2018
Med's Done....
11/5/2018 - pass 3 days later
Interview........
None
Passport Req..
23/5/2018
VISA ISSUED...
18-06-2018
LANDED..........
Sep 2018
Anybody in same situation?
All completed since July 14
Decision made on ECAS
Still waiting for oath date
Winnipeg office, family of 4, paper application in French.
My application for a family of 4, everything completed since 29 June, DM same day and till not Oath not started yet
Winipeg is my processing office
 
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