1.4.3 Initial Processing

Date Published

Upon receipt in this Office such requests are forwarded to PCT Unit who will:

  • acknowledge receipt to the Fijian Administrator-General,

  • allocate an identification number using the Fiji application number and scan the documents in INTESS,

  • update the applicant’s details in Applicant object,

  • update the search request date in Search object which will be the date of receipt in this Office,

  • fill the search report and advisory opinion completion date as 10 weeks (See Customer Service Charter Timeliness Guidelines for apology time limits) from the request date in Search object in INTESS,

  • create a Fijian application folder for each new application in the International Folder in COMPASS,

  • make an alias and place it in the appropriate technology Tech Sort sub-folder in INTESS.

A Tech sorter will now perform the tech sort and forward the ECase to an examination section.