The GCMS notes are the only accurate way of providing a detailed record of an applicant’s file, correspondence from and to IRCC, documents received from the applicant, detailed notes from the officers reviewing the file at each stage, thus providing valuable information on the current status and future processing of your application for Canadian Visa cases such as Express Entry applications, tourist visas, Study and Work permits.
Global Case Management System(GCMS) is a software system, single integrated and worldwide system used internally to process applications for citizenship and immigration services currently used for processing immigration/visa applications by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada(IRCC).
Absolutely not. Access to information and privacy is well explained under section 313 of IRPR. requesting ATIP is a legal and secure way to obtain information. It is stated by law that every GCMS order should be processed unbiased with no restriction and no negative effect on the applicant’s situation. It means that any applicant could order GCMS notes as many times as one needs them. In fact, it is the safest and easiest way of tracking your immigration or visa application status and also helps you to prepare for an interview or have necessary documents ready for the upcoming processing stage.