If your purchase and email are valid, about 30 seconds. You'll be sent the code. I am pretty sure the validation/registering process in the eLicenser will send the code to My Steinberg for storage. From there you have a record. But check My Steinberg now, you might find the code there.
Cubase 6.5 (6.5.5) and 5.5 (5.5.3), WaveLab Elements 8, iC Pro remote app, LoopMash HD, Win7 64-bit, Intel C2Q9550@2.83GHz, 8G ram, Radeon HD 6570, Gigabyte X48-DS5 MB, Mackie 1640i (FireWire), M-Audio Keystation 61es controller via an M-Audio Midi-Sport 1X1.