How long does it take for a public domain status to change from 'Locked' to 'Unlocked'?

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I unlocked my domain for transfer more than 24 hours ago, but it is still listed as 'Locked' when I attempt the transfer. How long does it take for the public status to change?
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The domain is unlocked. If it was locked it would show a status of clienttransferprohibited. It does not show that for me. From our end, it should be transferable.
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Thanks, Drew. I'm still unable to start the transfer (to SiteGround)--I receive this message:

The status of this domain is REGISTRAR-LOCKED.
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I have checked and the domain is most definitely unlocked. They must be rejecting any status that isn't "ok" even though that is not correct. The should be looking to make sure there is no clienttransferprohibited in the status. I have sent a message to the registrar to please change the status manually so we can try again.
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Thanks, Drew. You're a one-man army. Will the registrar let you know when they have changed the status manually?
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Yes, they will, but I can't know if it will be after my day is done. You can go to https://www.tucowsdomains.com/whois-search/ to see if the domain status say ok.

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