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Thank you for requesting this application kit from www.caips.pro  Having been deal with many immigration cases, we understand how frustrating and bewildering it can be, and hope that we can help you understand a little better what is going on with your application for immigration to Canada.

We offer a range of services, with the cheapest way to obtain your CIC file costing just $50 – an attractive proposition given the investment in both time and money you have made in applying to emigrate to Canada or just visit Canada on TRV visa, and certainly a lot cheaper than the services of many immigration consultants!

We hope that the kit will explain the process for applying for your CAIPS immigration file thoroughly, but if you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to contact us at mail@caips.pro

In this kit, you should find the following components:

How to Apply – explains the process for applying, including our contact details

What Will My CAIPS File Tell Me? – explains how the CAIPS system works and what you might expect to see in your file

Frequently Asked Questions – answers to likely additional questions you may have

Payment via PayPal – explains how to pay us for your chosen service

CAIPS FileCheck Application Form – complete this to request the service you require

Official CIC IMM5744 “Consent For An Access to Information Request”  for your use – we need to send this to CIC for them to release your file (i.e. your personal information) to us.

We look forward to serving you, and hope you are also able to make the move to Canada in the near future

How to apply

  1. Complete the “CAIPS FileCheck” application form – remember to choose the level of service that you require (see application form for details).
  2. Complete your IMM5744 ‘Consent for an Access to Information Request’ forms–  you’ll see that there is room for your own and your spouse’s details and signature. Please remember to sign and date at the bottom.  We have included an example of a completed consent form to help you.
  3. Send the completed application form and “Consent to Disclosure” forms to us via:
    Email: mail@caips.pro
  4. you can send forms to us in PDF, JPEG or TIFF format
    Pay for our services using PayPal (see section entitled ‘Payment via PayPal for more details)

Contact Us: If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email and often are able to respond to them within a couple of hours.

Frequently Asked Questions

What will I receive if I request my immigration file through CAIPS FileCheck? Depending on your own situation, CIC will have a FOSS, CAIPS and/or GCMS file for you – these all vary in format but in general you will receive a computer printout of 7-35 pages in length. The printout is a screen print from the relevant computer system.  On the printout will be all the relevant information from your file, such as points calculations, immigration officer’s notes, details of processing stages passed, the likely next ‘bring forward’ date for the file and so on.  What appears in an individual’s file will depend on where they are in the application process.

I don’t have a file number. Can you help? Yes, your file can usually be requested with just your full name, visa office, and your date of birth. However, if you have only just applied it is possible that your immigration/visa file may not yet have been created.

How much does it cost to obtain my file? Our cheapest service is just C$50 – see our application form for details of our range of services and how much each costs, and the section below for details of how to pay us using your credit or debit card using PayPal.

I am an immigration consultant, can I get a discount on your rates? Yes, please contact us by email at mail@caips.pro.

Which visa offices can you obtain CAIPS notes for? We can access CAIPS files for any visa office. All file requests are processed through a Canada Immigration office in Canada, not through the local visa office.

How long does it take? Files can normally be obtained in between 5 and 6 weeks – if you need a copy of your hard copy file from your local visa office, this can take an additional 4 weeks or so.

Is there a discount for the second file request? Yes, if you request the same file again then the fee for the second request is C$30.

Can CAIPS FileCheck obtain other types of files? Yes, we can other files including FOSS/GCMS files for applications being dealt with in Canada as well as Citizenship files and immigration files for study and work permit applications and CBSA Canadian Border Service Agency.  We can also obtain copies of applicants’ entire immigration files (from the overseas offices dealing with their case) on request, although this is a lengthy process and is normally reserved for situations where there is a serious problem with the application.  We can also obtain detailed medical files if there are medical concerns.  Please contact us for details.

Payment via PayPal

We accept payment via credit and debit card, but only via PayPal.  Owned by eBay, PayPal has become the largest and best known online payment processor and we believe it provides our clients with the best service in terms of usability and security.

There are 3 ways to pay us using PayPal:

  1. If you already have a PayPal account, log in at http://www.paypal.com and send the fee for your chosen service (see our application form) to us at mail@caips.pro
  2. If you don’t already have a PayPal account, visit our website at http://www.caips.pro/howtopay.html, choose the service you require, and click on the ‘PayPal ADD TO CART’ button below that service.  This will allow you to pay via PayPal using your credit card without setting up an account.
  3. If you need help or prefer it, we can send you a special invoice which will allow you to pay via PayPal without setting up an account – ask us for details at mail@caips.pro

If you are unable to pay via PayPal or prefer alternate means of payment, please contact us at mail@caips.pro for assistance.

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