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Subject: what does this CAIPS code mean?
I got my CAIPS just now and there is a line says that:

File BF´D TO: INT ON 01-07-2007 MICROLOCATOR:

Can anyone tell me what does it mean?

[27-03-2007,21:21]
[**.12.162.248]
frank
(in reply to: what does this CAIPS code mean?)

CAIPS (or "Computer Assisted Immigration Processing System") is where all Canadian government notes are kept about your immigration application. CAIPS includes a wealth of information, including:

*Initial assessment scores
*Missing documentation
*Interview dates
*Visa officer notes and comments
*Concerns or problems with your file



Permanent Residents / Permanent Resident Determinations


SEX

* 1 or M male
* 2 or F female

MARITAL STATUS

* 1 single
* 2 married
* 3 widowed
* 4 divorced
* 5 separated
* 8 common-law partner


HEIGHT CODE
(Height must be between 31 cm and 268 cm)

* 1 (or metric + height)
* 2 (or imperial + height, 0 for unknown)


EYE COLOUR CODE

* 0 Unknown
* 1 black
* 2 blue
* 3 brown
* 4 green
* 5 hazel
* 6 gray
* 7 other


HEIGHT AND EYE COLOUR VALIDATION CODE

* 0 not defined
* 1 unknown
* 2 confirmed
* 3 estimated


NAME FLAG

* 1 maiden name
* 2 son/daughter of
* 3 other surname or different spelling
* 4 other given name/different spelling or nickname
* 5 spouse´s surname
* 6 intended spouse´s surname


OFFICIAL LANGUAGE CODE

* 1 fluent in English
* 2 fluent in French
* 3 fluent in both
* 4 fluent in neither


EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION CODE

* 00 none
* 01 secondary or less
* 02 formal trade certificate, diploma or apprenticeship e.g. hairdresser
* 03 other non-university certificate or diploma e.g. registered nurse, denial technician
* 04 some university, no degree
* 05 bachelor´s degree of first professional degree e.g. BA B.Ed, B.Eng. LLB. MD
* 06 some post graduate, no further degree
* 07 master´s degree
* 08 doctorate - PhD


SYNTHETIC NOC CODES (OM OP 97-21)

* 9911.0 Student
* 9992.0 Retired
* 9970.0 Homemaker
* 9980.0 Dependant (other than student)
* 9914.0 New Worker
* 9999.0 Open Work Permit 0001.0 investor


PILOT INDICATOR COPES (PERMANENT RESIDENT ONLY)

* CN1 Control - Independent Class - London
* CN2 Control - Independent Class - Hong Kong
* CN3 Control - Independent Class - New Delhi
* PN1 Pilot - Independent Class - London
* PN2 Pilot- Independent Class - Hong Kong
* PN3 Pilot - Independent Class -New Delhi
* CF3 Control - Family Class - New Delhi
* CF4 Control - Family Class - Singapore
* PF3 Pilot - Family Class - New Delhi
* PF4 Pilot - Family Class - Singapore
* IF3 Imaging - Family Class - New Delhi


PROVINCE

* AB Alberta
* BC British Columbia
?* MO Manitoba
* NB New Brunswick
* NF Newfoundland
* NS Nova Scotia
* NT Northwest Territories
* NU Nunavut
* ON Ontario
* PE Prince Edward Island
* PQ Quebec
* SK Saskatchewan
* YT Yukon


FAMILY STATUS CODE

* 1 principal applicant
* 2 dependant is spouse of principal applicant
* 3 neither 2, 4 nor 6 apply
* 4 dependant is a child over 19 or relationship to principal applicant is GRANDSON or GRANDDAUGHTER (pre-Proclamation cases)
* 5 common-law partner
* 6 dependant is child over 22 or relationship to principal applicant is GRANDSON or GRANDDAUGHTER (post-Proclamation cases)


EMP. CODE

* 1 designated occupation
* 3 arranged employment as minister or in family business
* 4 has EMP5056.


ARRANGED EMPLOYMENT TYPE

* 1. Holds Work Permit on the basis of an HRDC Confirmation -R 82(2)(a)
* 2. Holds Work Permit on the basis of an HRDC confirmation -R 82{2)(b)
* 3. HRDC permanent confirmation has been issued -R82(2)(c)


MEDICAL STATUS CODE

* R Documents rec´d from physician, but not yet assessed
* F Case furthered
* B Pending review by Medical Advisory Board
* H Pending decision by HQ
* A Assessed and finalized
* N No document received for this family member


MEDICAL CODES

* M1 enter 01
* M2 enter 02
* M3 enter 03
* M4 enter 04
* M5 enter 05
* M6 enter 06
* M6 enter 06
* M7 enter 07
* M2/3 enter 23
* M4/5 enter 45
* M4/6 enter 46
* M4/7 enter 47
* M6/7 enter 67


IMMIGRANT COST RECOVERY

* FPA fee paid abroad
* FPC fee paid in Canada
* FPE fee paid at Port of Entry
* FPS T11 decision pending - Quebec cases only
* R01 CR or DC case
* R02 Citizens of Finland
* R03 Application commenced before 03/02/86.
* RQ4 found not to be a refugee
* ROS re-opened case, no change in previous coding
* RPA Refund processed abroad (appl. fee)
* RPC Refund processed in Canada (appl. fee)
* 999 none of the above apply


RIGHT OF PERMANENT RESIDENCE FEE

* LFA paid abroad
* LFC paid in Canada
* LFD payment deferred - non PQ
* LFN not applicable
* LFP partial refund
* LFQ payment deferred - Quebec
* LFR refund
* LFS supplementary payment.
* LLA landing loan approved
* LXR exempt refugees (CAIPS offices only)
* LFE paid elsewhere
* LFT file transfer to another mission
* LRC refunded in Canada on FC refused case


TYPE OF CASE

* 2 Ordered Landed
* 3 Early Admission
* 7 19(1)(c), Order-in-Council
* 8 19(2)(a), Ministerial decision


REFUGEE SPECIAL PROGRAMS

* HC1 Humanitarian and Compassionate Consideration
* OYW One Year Window of Opportunity
* UPX Urgent Protection Program
* AWR Assistance to Women at Risk
* REF Convention Refugee Selected Abroad
* SLB Sierra Leone Blendad Sponsorship Case
* DFD De Facto Dependant
* KQF Fast Track Kosovo Refugees
* EXD Bosnian Ex-Detainees


REFERRAL ORGANIZATION (REFUGEE SPECIFIC)

* NONE
* UNHCR


FAMILY CLASS

* FC1 Spouse
* FC2 Fiance(e) (pre-Proclamation cases only)
* FC3 Son/Daughter
* FC4 All parents and grandparents
* FCS Orphaned brother/sister/nephew/niece/grandchild
* FC6 Child to be adopted
* FC7 Other relative
* FC9 Child adopted by a Canadian citizen or permanent resident (IRPA - Effective September 2002)
* FCB Guardianship
* FCC Common Law Partner
* FCE Conjugal Partner
* FCH Family Relationships - H&C


DESIGNATED CLASS

* DC1 Government assistance required
* DC2 Approved IMM1298 or IMM1344 on file
* DC3 Sponsored by group or corporation
* DC4 Self-supporting, government assistance not required
* DC5 Selected under joint assistance sponsorship
* DC8 Refugee claimants; designated class; backlog claimants


INDEPENDENT IMMIGRANT

* AR1 Brother/sister
* AR4 Son/daughter
* ART Other Assisted Relatives
* EN2 Entrepreneur
* SE2 Self-employed
* ND2 Other independent Immigrants
* PV2 Provincial nominee processed abroad


SOURCE COUNTRY

* RS1 Government assistance required
* RS3 Sponsored by group of five or corporation for 12 months (pre-Proclamation only)
* RS4 Self supporting, government assistance not required
* RS5 Special needs case selected under joint assistance sponsorship
* RSX Sponsored by group or corporation for 12-24 months (pre-Proclamation only)
* (IRPA - Effective September 2002)
* RSC Source country with a Community Sponsorship
* RSG Source country sponsored by a Group of Five.
* RSS Source country sponsored by a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH).


ASYLUM COUNTRY

* RA3 Sponsored by group of five or corporation for 12 months (pre-Proclamation only),
* RA4 Self supporting, government assistance not required
* RA5 Special needs case selected under joint assistance sponsorship on an exceptional basis
* RAX Sponsored by group or corporation for 12-24 months (pre-Proclamation only) (IRPA - Effective September 2002)
* RAC Country of asylum with a Community Sponsorship
* RAG Country of asylum sponsored by s Group of Five
* RAS Country of asylum sponsored by a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH).


OTHER CATEGORIES

* DR1 Dependant of a CRS refugee claimant who resides fn Canada and who has not been deemed to be a Convention refugee by the IRB
* DR2 Dependant of a CRS refugee claimant who resides abroad and who has not been deemed to be a Convention refugee in his/her own right
* RM2 Dependant residing abroad of a member of the deferred removal order class
* LC1 Member of the live-in caregiver^ in Canada class and dependants in Canada
* LC2 Dependant residing abroad of a member of the (live-in-caregivers in Canada class
* PD1 Member of the post-determination refugee
* PD2 Dependant of a member of the post determination refugee claimant in Canada class: residing abroad

Effective prior April 1, 1999

* NV1 Investor in private business commercial venture/individual applicant
* NV2 Investor in private business commercial venture/multiple applicant
* NV3 Investor tn privately administered investment syndicate
* NV4 Investor in government administered capital venture funds


Effective April 1st 1999

* NV5 Investor


IRPA - Effective September 2002

* SW1 Skilled Worker


CONVENTION REFUGEE

* CR1 Government assistance required
* CR2 App. undertaking on file as assisted relatives or family class
* CR3 Sponsored by group of five or corporation for T2; months (pre-Proclamation only)
* CR4 Self-supporting, government assistance not required
* CR5 Special needs case selected under joint assistance sponsorship
* CR8 Convention Refugees (CR) and their dependants who are recognized as Convention refugees in their own right by the IRB
* CRX Sponsored by group or corporation for 12-24 months (pre-Proclamation only)


(IRPA - Effective September 2002)

* CRC Convention refugee abroad with a Community Sponsorship
* CRG Convention refugee abroad sponsored by a Group of Five,
* CRS Convention refugee abroad sponsored by a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH)



WORK IN PROCESS (WlP) EVENTS (USER ENTERED)

* C1023 RPRF Requested
* D1Q01 Referred to CIC
* D1005 Application Forwarded to MRCI
* M1004 Requested Info/Documentation Received
* R1001 IMM1017- Medical Instructions issued
* S1000 Letter-Missing Info - Supporting Documentation
* X1002 RPRF Received.
* X1004 Paper File Received
* X1005 Response from MRCI Received
* X1006 Response from CIC Received
* X2002 Refusal Recommended
* X2003 Interview Required
* X2004 Refer to QA
* X2007 Suspended


WORK IN PROCESS (WlP) Events (SYSTEM GENERATED)

* D1020 IMM1000 Created/Updated (pre-Proclamation only)
* D1062 Immigrant Case Re-opened
* D1063 IMM5292 Issued/Updated
* D1064 Immigrant Foil Issued/Updated
* D1065 Change in immigrant Category
* M1000 Application Received
* X1000 Immigrant File Created
* X1001 Interview Date
* X1003 File Transferred
* X1007 File on Loan to Satellite
* X1008 File Returned to RPC
* X1009 File Transferred to Portable CAIPS
* X1010 File Transferred from Portable CAIPS
* X2000 Paper Screening Decision Entered,
* X2001 Selection Decision Entered
* X2005 Security Decision Entered
* X2006 Final Decision Entered
* X3000 Centralized Processing ND Pilot Application
* X3001 Centralized Processing ND Control Application
* X3002 Centralized Processing FC Pilot Application
* X3003 Centralized Processing FC Control Application
* X3004 Imaging Family Class Cases for New Delhi


REGULATIONS

* A92 A93 X86 J88
* M92 M94 N79
* J02 (June 2002. IRPA)


Decision Codes
T-11 PAPER SCREENING DECISION (PSDEC)

* 1 passed
* 2 failed
* 3 withdrawal


T-12 SELECTION DECISION (SELDEC)

* 1 passed
* 2 passed on discretion
* 3 OIC required (pro-Proclamation cases)
* 4 waived
* 5 failed
* 6 failed on discretion
* 7 withdrawn
* S passed (H & C consideration) (for Refugees only)


T-13 SECURITY DECISION (BDEC)

* 1 passed
* 2 omitted - all under 18
* 3 incomplete
* 4 failed


T-13 MEDICAL DECISION (MEDDEC)

* 1 passed
* 2 Incomplete
* 3 failed
* 4 dependant failed


T-13 OTHER REQUIREMENTS (OREQ)

* 1 passed
* 2 OIC obtained
* 3 incomplete
* 4 failed
* 5 failed - criminal
* 6 failed - province
* 7 rehabilitation approved
* 8 rehabilitation denied


T-13 FINAL DECISION (FINDEC)

* 1 visa issued
* 2 permit issued/to be Issued
* 4 refused
* 5 withdrawn


SECURITY DECISION (SDEC)

* 1 passed
* 2 omitted
* 3 pending
* 4 refused


CRIMINALITY DECISION (CDEC)

* 1 passed
* 2 omitted
* 3 pending
* 4 refused


REASON FOR REFUSAL (SELDEC 5) (FOR REFUGEES)

* A Not meeting the definition of CR. RA or RS
* B Not having the ability to successfully establish
* C Not being able to be resettled for financial reasons
* D Medical Admissibility
* E Security
* F Criminality


OTHER ABBREVIATIONS

* FILE BF´D TO : File forward to
* SEC CRIM : Security criminal
* SELDEC: Selection Decision
* PSDEC: Paper Selection Decision
* BDEC: Background Decision
* OREQ: Other Requirement
* MEDDEC: Medical Decision
* FINDEC: Finantial Decision
* IMMCAT: Immigration Catergory
* SW1: Skill Worker 1
* NCR: No Criminal Record
* M01-MO7 : level of Medical assessment. M01 means perfect
* PS: Prescreen (another explain is Paper selection)
* PA: Storage area of your file
* AUTHORITY: ARW, LM seems to be officer´s name
* PPS: point at paper screening stage
* PI: Principle immigrant
* XREF:cross referenced applicant
* FOSS: is a central database of applications
* NOC: National Occupation Classification

[28-03-2007,01:12]
[**.70.95.206]
Bill
(in reply to: what does this CAIPS code mean?)


Sorry, short answer:

Your file has been forwarded to Ontario on 01-07-2007.

[28-03-2007,14:03]
[***.34.111.122]
Bill
(in reply to: what does this CAIPS code mean?)
Bill, any idea what does that imply? Forward to Ontario??
[28-03-2007,14:07]
[**.46.58.66]
frank
1-7-2007????? (in reply to: what does this CAIPS code mean?)
Hi,

File forwarded to ´Ontario´ on 1-7-2007 does not make any sense. 1-07-2007 is still almost two months away. (CAIPS follows ddmmyyyy format)

Surely it must mean something else.

[07-05-2007,09:47]
[**.178.84.90]
Gagan

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