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  1. If they were to ask people to reschedule their own interviews, they would only make it available to people who had their interviews cancelled. They closed March 17th and had scheduled to the end of April, which means at most there's 4-6 weeks worth of people vying for a new spot. There's no way they'd open it up to everyone waiting because that would be months and months of people and would cause chaos. So there's no need to worry about being pushed way back in line. I know a lot of things are up in the air right now and it's stressful, but as much as we want to be their main focus, they have more important things to worry about right now and they will give more detailed instructions when they can. Try your best not to think about it and instead focus on taking care of yourself and your family and just getting through the next little while as best you can.
  2. The quarantine is now mandatory and does not allow you any visitors (even from a safe distance) during the 14 day period. Please just stay home.
  3. Not having any idea of when the consulates will open again is really weighing on us. Hope everyone else is holding up as well as they can.
  4. A bunch of people got emails that their interviews were cancelled, but not everyone. However, all US consulates are closed as of today. Montreal specifically closed on the 17th: "As of March 17, 2020, United States Embassy and all Consulates General in Canada are cancelling routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments. We will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time. For immigrant visas: If you have an urgent matter and need to travel immediately, please contact us at Montreal-IV-DV@state.gov. Thank you for your understanding, and please continue to monitor the information for updated guidance in the coming weeks at the Official Website for U.S. Visa Information and Appointments at https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-CA/iv/information/contact_us "
  5. Vancouver used to do them as well but haven't for many years. There was already a 5 month backlog and cases weren't sent to other consulates then, so I don't see them doing that with this either. All you can do for now is stay home and hope everyone does the same so we can get back to at least semi-operational asap.
  6. That is strange but very excellent news!! Good luck with your interview and I hope you will be home with your fiance soon
  7. Scratch that. They just announced that they are stopping nonimmigrant visa interviews with no date for when they'll resume. I'm so sorry that you made it this far just to be delayed Desperately hoping that they resume normal operation soon. https://ca.usembassy.gov/mission-canada-change-in-operations-due-to-covid-19/
  8. They were still open today. Someone that had an interview overheard that they're taking it day by day right now. I'd check before your flight tomorrow and if it's still open, go.
  9. I'm pretty sure you ordered the correct one. I'm from Ontario too and ordered a new one in 2019 because my original was looking a little worn and illegible and if I recall correctly that's the one I ordered. Mine was accepted and says "Certified A True Photostatic Print of a Record" of a "Statement of Live Birth". It's a copy of the form that my parents filled out by hand.
  10. DGF

    CR1/IR1 Montreal FAQ

    This is a highlight reel from the “CR1/IR1 waiting for Montreal Interview” group chat. I’m not including any medical or interview reviews because for the most part they are also posted to the forums or the consulate review page. The group consists of 100+ VJ members and 200+ pages of chat. It is very possible that I missed something that might be helpful, or misconstrued another users advice. If you see something that I have missed or am wrong about, please let me know so I can update it! I’ll keep this updated as best I can for as long as I’m on this site. I wanted to post it in full here so that users can better find it using VJ's search function, but because VJ doesn’t allow the editing of posts beyond a few minutes, and the point of this thread is to prevent users from having to search through pages upon pages of posts, the updates will take place in a Google Doc version of this FAQ. -------------------------------------------------------------- The first thing I should mention is the spreadsheet currently maintained by the fantastic @Hawk Riders. It can be found here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1LvnDvX95_tfWtTvsJJM49PDPPvPKal0WG2rgdZHhsz0/edit#gid=1638721492 The spreadsheet tracks Canadian CR1/IR1 cases through to passport return, as well as linking to our Google Map of Montreal recommendations, the correct police certificate (more on that later), and historical data. If you like data, you’ll love the spreadsheet. Even if you are on the Canadian spreadsheet, please please please also add yourself to @dwheels76’s spreadsheet (which tracks all countries) and keep your timeline as up to date as possible to help future applicants! -------------------------------------------------------------- Police Certificate How long is my police certificate valid for? 1 year Which police certificate is the correct one? It needs to say “Other(Provide Details)” under Privacy Act Request Type. My police report doesn’t have fingerprints on it, is this the wrong one? It is fingerprint based, but will not have fingerprints on it. If there are fingerprints on yours, you have the wrong one. What do I ask for? The requirements can be found here: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/Visa-Reciprocity-and-Civil-Documents-by-Country/Canada.html How do I get a certified police certificate? This is the cause of a lot of confusion. The police certificate itself won’t be certified (it won’t have a stamp or seal) but we figure it is certified in the sense that it is vouched for by the RCMP. Do you have a recommendation for where I should go? Many members have had luck going to their local Commissionnaires. Wait, the NVC accepted my police certificate but you’re saying it’s the wrong one? The NVC is for the most part still accepting the wrong police certificate (a few members have reported it being rejected, but it’s not the norm yet). Regardless, you will need the correct police certificate for the interview. The NVC accepted the wrong police certificate but I got the correct one before my interview, what now? Bring both to your interview as they’ll want to see both. -------------------------------------------------------------- Public Charge/Health Insurance Do I need to bring the DS-5540 to my interview? As of right now, no Canadian CR1/IR1 members have reported being asked for it. Some users have reported that their lawyers have suggested they fill it out. A user reached out to the Montreal consulate who didn’t say that the DS-5540 was required, but that if the interviewer feels that additional documentation is necessary, they will request it. For now, the advice is that it is a good idea to have it just in case. Where can I find the DS-5540? https://eforms.state.gov/Forms/ds5540.PDF Who needs to fill out the DS-5540? The beneficiary. I don’t understand this form at all. You’re not alone! Here is a good Youtube video to summarize the DS-5540. Should I include my US spouse’s assets as well as my own? The form says household, so until we are notified otherwise, the consensus is yes. Should I include my US spouse’s debts? No. Do I need to fill out the tax questions on the DS-5540? If you have never filed with the IRS, the tax part is irrelevant. Some couples have married filing jointly IRS returns, and some individuals have filed as nonresident aliens, and those are who need to fill this part out. Do I need to bring proof of health insurance? The Presidential Proclamation on Health Care is currently being challenged in court and therefore not a current issue. However, this may resolve at any time. This is not something that is requested at the Montreal consulate currently. I still want to bring proof that I can be on my spouse’s insurance. What should I bring? A letter from your spouse’s HR dept (if employer based) or insurance provider (if not employer based) stating that they have coverage and that you can be added within 30 days and under what qualifying life event you will be added (i.e. immigration) should suffice. My spouse’s insurance doesn’t accept immigration as a qualifying life event, what now? Some users have had luck using “loss of existing coverage” (their provincial healthcare) as the qualifying life event. Can I still use my provincial health insurance after I move? It says that I will still be covered for 3 months after a move. No. That coverage does not apply to moves to the US. Once you activate your CR1/IR1 visa you will be a permanent resident of the US and therefore cannot be a resident of Canada (which is required to get provincial health insurance). If you try to claim residence in both countries, you will create tax issues and you risk losing your permanent resident status in the US. -------------------------------------------------------------- Interview Scheduling When are interviews assigned? Usually in the third week of the month, on a Monday or Tuesday. There are exceptions to this though. A month by month breakdown is on the spreadsheet. Will they schedule two days in a row? They have in the past, but probably not. If they have scheduled until the end of the month, they are done. Can I see how many interviews were scheduled previously? Yes, this information is publicly available here: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal/visa-law0/visa-statistics/immigrant-visa-statistics/monthly-immigrant-visa-issuances.html -------------------------------------------------------------- Interview Registration My interview letter says not to book travel but I want/need to travel before my interview, what now? This is in reference to not booking any travel for moving to the US before you have your visa in hand since you may go through a long AP or get denied. You are free to travel before your interview. Where do I go to register my appointment? https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-ca/iv/information/iv_services I got my interview letter but the website says “not ready for an appointment”, help! It can take 24 hours for the appointment registration to work properly. What option do I select when registering for the return courier? “I have received a letter/email from the consular section with instructions to schedule an immigrant visa appointment.” Where can I find my DS-260 confirmation number? It is at the bottom of the barcode on the confirmation page. I live in/close to Montreal, can I pick up my passport at the embassy? No. Is premium service faster? Nope. Premium service just means it gets delivered to your home rather than the nearest pick up point. Where can I find a list of pick up points? https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-ca/niv/information/courier_dropboxes What courier does the consulate use? Purolator for premium service, Canada Post otherwise. Will I get a physical interview letter in the mail? Nope, just the email. I want to reschedule my interview, how do I do that? Please read this thread: https://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/635217-guidance-on-how-to-reschedule-interview-date-for-cr1/ It is strongly advised that you do not reschedule, unless it is an emergency or you are willing to delay your interview for a few months. -------------------------------------------------------------- Medical FYI: A user has noted that the address listed for Medisys (500 Sherbrooke W) is incorrect and you should use the address on Google instead. What vaccines do I need? 1. Tetanus-Diphtheria (Td/Tdap) (Must have had done in last 10 years) 2. MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) 3. Varicella (Chicken Pox) (If had Chicken Pox before not needed) 4. Flu Shot (Nov-Apr only) Do I need to bring photos? Some users have reported that Dr. Cheema in Surrey BC takes digital pictures so they are not required if you go there. Other doctors do require them. My interview is in November but I wasn’t able to get a flu shot before my medical, is that ok? If your medical is before November, you will be ok. Once the doctor has signed off on your vaccines, you are good. Otherwise, get a flu shot and bring proof to your interview. Is a flu shot from a pharmacy (such as Shoppers Drug Mart) ok or do I need to go to my doctor? A flu shot from a pharmacy is fine. How much does the medical cost? It depends on which doctor you go to. -------------------------------------------------------------- Interview Process Can my US spouse attend the interview with me? No. Only the beneficiary attends the IR1/CR1 interview. Spouses cannot even enter the building. There is a coffee shop around the corner from the consulate where spouses often wait that is now colloquially referred to as Spouse Purgatory. I heard I should show up early, is that still true? No! When the consulate moved locations they stopped allowing people to show up early. It’s recommended that you show up 5 minutes before your scheduled time. My kids are immigrating with me, do I need anything from their other parent? Yes. You will have to provide proof that they are allowed to immigrate with you. A notarized letter signed by the other parent and a copy of your custody agreement (if there is one) has worked for members in the past. I am not a Canadian citizen, do I need to bring anything extra? Yes. Bring your PR card/work permit/proof of status in Canada, and a copy. Do I need to bring photos? Yes, you need 2 recent (within the last 6 months) photos. Will they keep any original documents? Temporarily. When you are called up to the document window they will keep the documents that they request, but at the interview window you will receive them back. What should I wear? There is no dress code and you don’t need to dress up, but it is recommended that you wear clean, appropriate (e.g. no vulgar graphic tees) clothes. How long does the interview take? The actual interview itself is usually less than 5 minutes. However, you should plan to be in the consulate for ~2-3 hours (though some are quicker and some are slower). What documents will I be asked for? This changes for everyone. This is not an exhaustive list, but a good place to start is with the following: Passport 2 pictures Medical report Birth certificate Marriage certificate Divorce papers (if applicable) Police clearance/s AOS Income tax return and W2 Petitioner birth certificate (if born in US) or proof of status Remember, it is always better to have a document and not need it, than need a document and not have it. Do they have vending machines? Drinking fountains? Washrooms? The old consulate had vending machines but there have been no reports of vending machines at the new consulate. There are drinking fountains and washrooms. Are there any security measures? Yes, the security measures are exactly the same as at the airport. Coats off, empty pockets, all things through an x ray, walk through metal detector, etc. I read that I can’t bring my phone in, where do I leave it? There are lockers for small devices (phones, car remotes, etc) but it appears that once these are full they direct people to a nearby mall to store their devices there. The mall has lockers which are $1 to rent until 9pm. Can I bring a bag? Small bags are ok, but large bags are not allowed and cannot be stored at the consulate. Wait, I can’t bring my phone or large bags? Are there any other rules? https://ca.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/security-procedures/?_ga=1.245784708.1068573271.1430745955 Can I at least bring my coat with me? Yes. You can bring it upstairs to the interview, but you will need to take it off when you go through security. How will I know when it is my turn to give in documents or be interviewed? You will be given a number when you arrive that will be called when it is your turn. They recently switched to displaying these numbers on a large TV at the front of the waiting room. -------------------------------------------------------------- AP/Interview Issues FYI: If you are given a 221g, CEAC will now say “Refused” so that it more accurately reflects the 221g letter. This is a new change (March 3rd 2020) so older posts about CEAC saying “Refused” may not be relevant. Has Montreal rejected anyone? No flat out rejections from our group, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen. What reasons do people get temporarily refused for? From our group, we have seen the following: Document was a copy and not the original Lack of domicile (bring as much as you can but it would appear that a formal lease (not just a letter) is what they are looking for) Incorrect police clearance Presidential Proclamation 9645 (aka the travel ban) DS-5535 requested (due to work/education history) Unknown but a lawyer suggested a name hit requiring the FBI to do further checks (user googled themselves and found “some pretty bad dudes came up” I was missing a document and have to submit it after my interview. How long will this take to process? The official line is USUALLY 6 weeks (but up to 8). Your status will be “administrative processing” in the meantime. I have previously held a US visa, will this affect me? Maybe. One user whose spouse previously held a J1 visa was told it would take 3-4 weeks to receive the visa because they have to confirm the J1 was cancelled properly (it ended up being issued in a week). That is the only report we have of a previous visa causing a potential delay. I was given a 221g for missing documents but I can’t figure out what to do next? Log into the AIS website and click the button that says “send documents” (beside the header). It takes you to a page that says ‘consulate directed me to send more documents’. Click that, follow the directions, and print off the receipt. Take that to the post office you selected, they know what to do from that point to send your documents. Have any interviews been cancelled? Yes, there was a user who had their interview cancelled due to temporarily not having status in Canada (which is a requirement for the interview). This is the only cancellation we’ve heard of. There were also a few interviews rescheduled due to the consulate moving. -------------------------------------------------------------- Visa Status (Post Interview) How will I know the status of my visa? Your case will go through the following statuses in CEAC: READY ISSUED (with a note saying “Your visa case is currently undergoing necessary administrative processing. This processing can take several weeks. As the officer told you in the interview, if further information is needed, you will be contacted. If your visa application is approved when administrative processing is finished, you will receive notification to collect the passport with the visa from the Loomis branch you selected when you booked your appointment.”) ISSUED (with a note saying “Your visa is in final processing. If you have not received it in more than five (5) working days, please go to https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-CA/selfservice/us_courrier_information to track your courier waybill. For more information, please visit TRAVEL.STATE.GOV”) -------------------------------------------------------------- Visa In Hand How long do I have to activate my visa? 6 months from your medical date. Do I need to pay any more fees? Yes, you need to pay a $220 immigrant fee. Where can I pay the immigrant fee? https://my.uscis.gov/uscis-immigrant-fee/ You’ll need your case number and your alien number from your visa. You can pay by credit card or US bank draft. Where can I find my alien number? It can be found on the visa in your passport and starts with A#. -------------------------------------------------------------- Prepping for Move Do I have to close my Canadian bank accounts? No, but there are a few things to keep in mind. You will have to file Fincen Form 114 to report your Foreign bank accounts, which is different from your tax return You get charged on certain investment accounts if you are not a resident of Canada (e.g. TFSA, RRSP, RESP, etc) Do I have to have a list of my belongings when crossing the land border? Yes, but it doesn’t have to be every single item. Something like this to hand to the agent has worked for users: Box 1: Clothing Box 1 (shirts, pants) value ~ $300 Box 2: 20 Textbooks, value ~ $1000 Electronic items: 50" flat screen tv, value ~ $750; computers, etc. Furniture items: couch, value ~ $500 Can I bring my car? Yes but there are requirements. Recommended reading: https://cars.lovetoknow.com/Can_I_Take_my_Canadian_Car_to_the_US_to_Stay What is the best way to exchange my money? A user suggested a technique called Norbert’s Gambit through a discount brokerage called Questrade. You need to be a Canadian resident in order to use Questrade so it needs to be done before POE. If you are just looking to transfer money easily, Transferwise has been suggested. Are there any scams I should look out for when shipping my car? “A friend of mine [took their shipped] car in today for routine service and discovered the tires were dangerously worn/not road safe at all. Well it came as a huge surprise to them since the tires and car are only 2 years old. Turns out during the transport, someone switched out their good new tires for ones that were assessed to be likely 10 years old. They were mortified they didn't notice 2 months ago when they first got the car delivered, and are filing a complaint with the company, but who knows if it will go anywhere. They did learn that this type of crime isn't that uncommon when transporting cars. So probably worth your time to take a few pictures and notes about any vehicle you plan to ship.” What is the cheapest way to move my belongings? U-Pack (good reviews for both dropping off at a depot, and using the pods). Are there any tricks if I don’t have any furniture and am flying in? Look at prices for first class tickets. They usually include some baggage (often at a higher weight limit) and might end up saving you money in the long run. Does my credit transfer over to the US? Nope! There are a few ways to deal with this: Open an account with a bank that offers cross border banking (TD, RBC) and set up a US bank account and credit card. You still won’t have US credit, but you’ll be able to open a credit card based on your Canadian credit rather than getting a secured card Get added as an authorized user on your spouse’s credit card (only if they have a good credit score). You still won’t have any credit history, but their score will transfer to you American Express Global Transfer Pay for a secured card I visit my spouse in the US often, can I start bringing my belongings down when I visit? Nope. This is not allowed until you have your visa. Once you have your visa you have one year to move your car and ten years to move your belongings. -------------------------------------------------------------- POE Will I get a 2 year or 10 year green card? It depends on when your POE is. If you have been married for more than 2 years when you enter the US you will get a 10 year green card, if you have been married for less than 2 years, you will get a 2 year green card. If you receive the wrong type of green card, file form I-90 and indicate that you are filing because your card contains an error due to a Department of Homeland Security error (this will also waive the fee). Can I visit the US as a tourist (rather than activating my visa) once I have my passport back? Don’t rely on this. Sometimes the border officer will allow it, but this is not standard procedure. What should I do when I get to the border? Tell them that you are activating an immigrant visa. You’ll be pulled into secondary for processing but they will be nice to you. This will likely take a few hours, so make sure you leave yourself plenty of time. Can I cross to activate my visa and then return to Canada and do a full move later? Yes. But note that the moment you cross the border you are a resident of the US and not of Canada. You will not be covered by your Canadian healthcare and will need travel insurance (Canadian healthcare can be quite expensive if you are not a resident). There are also tax implications if you are still working in Canada during this time and it is best to involve an accountant. The date you activated your visa will be your departure date for the CRA and not the date that you do your final move. I am a Canadian PR, do I have to do anything special? You have to formally renounce your Canadian PR. More information can be found here: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/new-immigrants/pr-card/understand-pr-status.html I didn’t get a packet! What do I give the border at POE? Packets are now electronic. All you need to give them is your passport with the visa inside. -------------------------------------------------------------- After POE Can I travel/work once I’ve entered the US? Yes! Your visa will be stamped at POE, and that stamped visa acts as a temporary green card, until the actual card arrives in the mail. Can I get EI after I move? https://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/8-the-canuck-ei-thread/ How long until I get my SSN? Even if you selected “yes” to receive your SSN on the DS260, you may not get one. If you don’t have your SSN 3 weeks after POE, go to your local social security office to inquire about it. If you didn’t select “yes”, you’ll have to go in person regardless. It will take about 10 days after that. Can I convert my _____ licence to a ______ licence? This depends on your current province and what state you’ll be moving to. You’ll need to contact your local DMV for more details. What name will be on my green card? SSN, DL, State ID will be the same as your GC name. GC name will be the same as your visa name. Visa name will be the same as your passport name. When will I receive my green card? Within 120 days. A user’s advice for delays: You can check your application status by creating My USCIS account. One of the problems for a delay in getting your green card is "lost visa packet". For Canadian applicants, the US Consulate provides electronic visa packets and sends them directly to the Department of Homeland Security. The service centre who initially approved your spouse’s visa petition is responsible for issuing the green card. The service centre expects a physical packet to process the application. Since the packet is electronic, they don't put effort in to get the packet and instead mark the application incomplete with "lost visa packet". Best thing is they don't even inform the applicant even after the limit of 120 days. The Texas Service Centre is notorious in losing visa packets and delay in issuing green cards. If you don't get your green card after 120 days then there is a bit of a long process to get things done. Below are the steps: 1. Send an email to USCIS for reason of delay. 2. Fill the online form to inquire about your application being outside processing times. Select OS155A for the type of request. 3. Once you get a reply and get to know the reason for the delay, call USCIS to get an Infopass appointment at your local USCIS office. You may need to explain the situation to the USCIS agent and it may be a struggle to get an appointment. 4. At your Infopass appointment, carry your all docs and ask them to create a physical packet for you and to send it to the service centre. 5. Then wait for at least 2 weeks to check again. I have NEXUS, how do I update my address? You need to visit your closest enrollment center. You may need an appointment for this, depending on how busy your closest center is. Anything else? “TURN ON TEXT NOTIFICATIONS FOR YOUR AMERICAN CARDS!!! In the US, many places still bank in the 90’s” Google Fi is the most recommended US cell provider in the group -------------------------------------------------------------- General FAQ I don’t know what __ means! DQ = documentarily qualified CC = case complete (old term for DQ) IL = interview letter POE = point of entry AP = administrative processing AOS = affidavit of support PD = priority date RFE (Case FE for NVC) = request for evidence You may see these being used elsewhere in a way that makes no sense. There are a few that overlap with other visa types, but this is what they mean for CR1/IR1. I need a translator! Do you have any recommendations? Aaron Marchand to translate French to English. His price is $0.20/word, and he will provide you with both a physical copy embossed with his certification of official translation, and a digital copy. His email is amarchand@fastmail.com. Betty Howell (Traductions Betty Howell Inc). The cost is $35 for a form. Phone: 514-738-9976. Does rushes. I don’t live near Montreal. Can I interview somewhere else in Canada? What about Vancouver? There is only one consulate in Canada that does the interview and that's Montreal. Interviews used to be held in Vancouver as well, but that ended years ago. Where is the Montreal consulate? They recently moved on November 12th 2019. Their new address is: 1134 Sainte-Catherine Street West Montreal, QC H3B1H4 Do I need to upload any additional documents to CEAC? If you are a Canadian PR, you should upload proof of status. There have been instances where Canadians have been required to provide this to the NVC and it will be required at the interview. Do my photocopies have to be in colour? Black and white is fine. Some of my documents are in French. Do I need to get these translated since French is spoken in Montreal? Yes. The NVC does not require them to be translated since French is an official language of Canada, but Montreal requires them to be translated. I requested an expedite, how long will it take to hear back? It depends. Some users have heard back in as little as 5-10 days, others have had to wait 3 weeks. Montreal is not liberal with allowing expedites though, so unless it is life or death it will likely be denied. I’m going to have a baby before POE (congrats!) What do I need to know? The good news about having a baby in Canada born to a US Citizen (if they qualify for CRBA) is that the baby gets US citizenship super easily. Once you receive the baby’s birth certificate, there is a paper application, a filing fee, and a quick interview at a US Embassy. It then takes ~2 weeks for their US passport to arrive. To qualify for CRBA, you must demonstrate that the US citizen parent was physically present in the US for five years, two of which were after the age of fourteen. Note: The US citizen parent must be present at the Embassy interview. I’m a member of the group and am looking for something specific but don’t want to hunt through 200+ pages. Is there an easier way to find what I’m looking for? Yes! There is a searchable version of the thread up to page 214 (for now). It can be found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Y85UecbaBs8WD6SvXdWhEaNkmsWEiEya/view
  11. Yep. Currently in the US visiting my spouse and concerned that travel restrictions will be put into place and I won't be able to get home. Also, we're expecting to be scheduled for an interview in May. Considering how fast all of this moves, Montreal could be shut down by then (though as far as I am aware, the only consulates that have closed so far have been in China) and the process for us is already looking to be 20 months, never mind however long it would take for all of that to clear up. To say that I will breathe a huge sigh of relief immediately after POE would be an understatement! Good luck with your interview and future move
  12. My spouse (USC) is considering moving the month before we expect my interview to take place. Is there anything we would need to do other than informing the CO of the new address at my interview?
  13. What country are you in? Every country has a different wait time so you'll be best off looking at timelines for other people in your country to get an idea of how long they waited.
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