ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND PRIVACY ACT (GCMS, CAIPS)
Introduction – What is GCMS or ATIP Notes ?
Often we get a tracking ID for every order we make online. This is a simple facility that gives a great of peace of mind because we know where our parcel is and when we will be receive it. Wouldn’t it be great if we also knew the status of the most exciting – our visa application or our PR application? Well, the good news is now we can know the progress of our Canada immigration processes like VISA and PR application for Canada. We can know whether our application has been approved and if rejected, we can know the exact reason for visa rejection as well without waiting for several weeks to get a final call. The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) uses Global Case Management System (GCMS) as a system to process all their immigration and PR related applications. Before 2010, Computer Assisted Immigration Processing System or CAIPS was used. Now this GCMS notes are issued under the Access to Information & Privacy Act known as ATIP also commonly termed as ATIP notes.
What information does GCMS Notes stores and provides?
This is a software based system in which all the details of an applicant such as their identification details, relationships, all the communication with the IRCC, notes from the officials who check and verify the documents, etc. are included. Basically, every note related to the immigration process is available in this system. And the applicant has right to get all these notes and details to be available to them under Access to Information Act. The government can use the information available to them but you can rest assured, your data is safe with them and won’t be used or circulated for marketing purposes.
How to apply for GCMS notes?
Since only Permanent residents, citizens of Canada and authorized representative can file under Access to Information Act (ATIP), it is recommended to get your CGMS application processed through an authorized agency only. You can apply for GCMS Notes if you want to know the reason why your visa application has been rejected and you want a detailed note for the same. You will receive a 35-50 pages report and in this way you can better prepare for your future applications. If you are applying for PR application, you should apply for notes after completion of R10 stage (this stage usually marks checking of all the information and documents submitted).
How much does GCMS/ATIP notes cost and when can you receive your report?
The official electronic notes GCMS/ATIP notes processing time for 50 pages report is 30 days. Unfortunately there are no express or urgent services available for these as these are handled by government officials of Canada. The agency applying GCMS notes online for you can provide with your report within 30-35 days. They will also suggest the GCMS notes fees for different types of notes available. In case of Canada visa rejection, these agencies can help with GCMS notes along with suggestions and documentations required further for successful visa application.
There are various reasons why a visa application can get rejected and knowing the reason could greatly help in preparing for further applications. Therefore apply for your GCMS notes here.
Process of Applying GCMS/ATIP Notes through Worldwide Transcripts.
- Fill the details in above ENQUIRY FORM,
- Download Consent Form , fill & send back on following email email@example.com
- Attached any additional documents like Rejection letter or any other relevant letter rcvd from IRCC
- Do payment of 1500 INR + GST.
- You will receive an confirmation email from the same Id once we receive your payments ,followed by the complete process & status of your application
- Your application will be filled in 24 hours of receiving all the above.
- In 30-45 days as per IRCC specifications we receive the ATIP/GCMS notes which we will share with you on the same email Id,