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Upcoming H1B visa stamping in Ottawa, Canada
I have an upcoming H1B visa stamping appointment (in-person interview) in Canada on 26March2024. Anyone who has recently gotten their visa stamped from Canada after an in-person interview? What kind of documents should I carry to the interview?
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Ottawa, Canada H1-B Stamping Experience
I have Canada PR since 2022, in US on H1-B visa since Dec 2019. First stamping done in New Delhi, India. Came to Canada for renewal stamping. Here is my timeline -

Jan 16 - Interview at 10:00 am. Done in 1 minute. Interviewer asked basic questions like where do you work, how long have you been with the same employer, status in Canada. VO said visa is approved
Jan 17 - Status changed to approved at end of day.
Jan 18 - Documents dispatched, got courier email and tracking.
Jan 22 - Picked up documents from Toronto PO with Visa stamped.
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Canada Ottawa H1b Stamping In person interview
Interview Date- 31 Jan 2024
DS-160 Ststus - Visa Approved.
 
Still waiting. The wait is long. Anyone in the same boat.
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Do I qualify for Dropbox in Canada if I have a PR ?
I have a Canada PR for over a year now. My H1B visa was expired in 2020 April (46 months ago). Do I qualify for Dropbox H1B stamping in Canada ? My last 2 H1B stampings done in home country without any issues.
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H-1B Renewal Stamping - Ottawa
Hello, I appeared for an in-person interview on January 22, 2024. My status on ceac website changed to APPROVED the same day i.e. January 22, 2024. However, since then I have no updates on the ceac website. Anyone else in a similar position or have maybe recently gone through this process for visa stamping in Canada?
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H1B stamping in Canada - first time since transfer
Hello, I wanted to know major risks with going to Canada for H1B visa interview. I'm an Indian citizen working on H1B since 2015. I got my first H1B visa stamp in 2015 from India. First employer filed GC, and then with same employer, I got I140 approved around 2016/2017. Then in early 2023, I switched employers and now have a valid and approved I797 after new employer petitioned. My appointment in Canada is in early 2024. I have an expired F1, H1B stamped on old passport; both of which from US Consulates in India. This is my first time going to Canada on visitor visa for an H1B visa interview using my I797/DS160 with new employers details. No gaps in employment, no working on client site situation etcetera.

Any major risks of getting denial? Any important steps I need to keep in mind before the interview?
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H1B Stamping in Toronto Timeline
1. Nov 16th - Interview. Approved with 3 minute. Just simple questions. What do you do, where do you work and all. Status changed to Approved on the website
2. Nov 27th - Emailed embassy to ask for any update. Got an email that said you need to wait till you receive an email with a tracking number
3. Nov 28th - Status changed to Issued on the website. You won't get an email about that, you just need to keep checking. Got an email with a tracking number that my document has been picked up by the courier.
4. Nov 29th - Received 2 emails from Canada Post saying they received a package from the US Embassy
5. Nov 30th - Received another emails from Canada Post with a barcode that is it ready for pickup.

In all, it took 8 business days (excluding Thanksgiving Holiday). On their websites, it says it takes 5-10 business days so plan accordingly.

All the best.
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Must need to submit a new DS 160 for changing interview location?
Dear all, I have mentioned H1-B visa interview location as Toronto in DS 160 but scheduled the interview in Calgary. My visa interview is on 14th of December. But recently I received an email from Calgary consulate that I must have to fill a new DS 160 if Calgary location was not chosen while submitting DS 160. Do I need to submit a new DS 160? Suggestions please.
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First Time H1B Stamping in Toronto
Nov 16: Interview. Consular said the passport will be ready on Nov 22. Visa Status Tracker - Visa Approved
Nov 22: Visa Status Tracker - Still Visa Approved

I want to ask if I will get an email when the status tracker changes from visa approved to visa issued or do I just keep checking the website. Also, how many days do you receive your passport after the tracker changes to visa approved?

I came to Canada from the US just for this and I am very worried now. Kindly share any experience or what I can/should do.

Thank You
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Question: How many days it is taking at Toronto consulate to receive the passport back after approval. There are posts about passport delivery delay by 3-4 weeks
Passport delivery time post approval at Toronto consulate
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