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How to Renew Your Permanent Resident Card In Canada

Someone who is a permanent resident of Canada is obligated to keep their permanent resident card (PR Card) valid at all times. Because these Canadian permanent resident cards expire every five years, that means that you need to renew them every five years.  The procedure for renewing a permanent resident card in Canada involves creating […]

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How to Renew a PR Card in Canada

A permanent resident card, or PR card, is also known as a Canadian green card. It is very similar to the United States green card, which is why it is referred to as such. It will allow someone to live and work in Canada as long as they make sure they maintain their permanent resident […]

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Do I need to renew my PR status in Canada?

Do you need to renew your permanent resident status in Canada? The answer is, yes if you want to travel. Although what you will really be doing is renewing your permanent resident card, which expires every five years.  Renewing your permanent resident card in Canada means that you must make an application as well as […]

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How to Renew a PR Card

If you have a permanent resident card in Canada, you should know that it needs to be renewed every five years. There is an expiry date on the card, and we recommend applying to renew your permanent resident card (PR card) about three months before it is due to expire whenever possible.  In order to […]

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How to Apply for a “Canadian Green Card”

Canada doesn’t really have a “green card” per se, but our “Green Card” is somewhat but not exactly equivalent to a permanent resident card or permanent resident status. Like a United States green card holder, a permanent resident of Canada is someone who is foreign born and has immigrated to Canada but is not yet […]

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Canadian immigration: expired PR card

If you are a Canadian permanent resident, you should be holding a valid permanent resident card. As of 2002, permanent residents who land in Canada receive their permanent resident card (also called a PR card) automatically. If you landed in Canada prior to this time, you have to apply for one on your own. To […]

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How to Change the Address on a Permanent Resident Card

One of the benefits of being a permanent resident in Canada is that you can live and work anywhere in the country! However, your permanent resident card (also called a PR card) that serves as secure proof of your status in Canada, must have your current address on it. If you move or change your […]

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Downloading online how-to immigration forms? A Short cut to real immigration Help.

I am all for education. After all, our blog is full of helpful free information for the public. Educating our clients and people in general about Canadian and US Immigration is a passion of mine. But should you Download online immigration applications? In the age of the interent there is a LOT of immigration information […]

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How to Renew your PR Card: Beware of PR Card Kits

For those of you who are permanent residents of Canada (PRs), you know that your Permanent Resident Card (PR Card), is your “travel ID”. What is a PR Card? What does it do? The PR card allows you to return to Canada on a commercial carrier like an airplane, identifying you as a legal permanent […]

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I’ve Lost My PR Card. What do I do?

A PR Card, or Permanent Resident Card, is a document that allows permanent residents in Canada to travel in and out of Canada. Because Canadian permanent residents don’t have a Canadian passport, a permanent resident card acts as proof of a person’s permanent resident status in Canada and without one, you may be unable to […]

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Renewal of Permanent Resident Card for U of T Professor

Dear Colleagues I had a half hour consultation with Mr Fadi Minawi this morning – he was polite, knowledgeable and helpful – I was having difficulty finding out if the renewal of my US Permanent resident card (green card) had been approved, and he was able to get the information for me very quickly and phone me back to […]

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What if Your Canadian PR Card Expires while outside of Canada?

What if Your Canadian PR Card Expires While Abroad? Canadian Permanent Residents do not typically spend all of their time in Canada – many travel abroad to visit family or for business. Because Permanent Resident Cards (PR Cards) expire every five (5) years, there’s a chance that you could be outside of Canada when it […]

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Permanent Residence Card Renewal Application

How To Renew A Permanent Resident Card

Renewing a Permanent Resident Card in Canada A Permanent Resident Card is an important piece of documentation that identifies you as a permanent resident in Canada. After 2002, permanent residents automatically receive their permanent resident card upon arriving in Canada. If you were a permanent resident before 2002 and only have a Record of Landing, […]

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How to Become a Permanent Resident in Canada

How to Become a Permanent Resident in Canada A Permanent Resident Card in Canada is considered the equivalent to the United States’ “Green Card”. Permanent residence in Canada allows you to live in Canada on a permanent basis as well as experience certain rights that other typos of immigrants in Canada do not have. How […]

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PR Card Renewal Application

How to Renew a PR Card With Citizenship and Immigration Canada

How to Renew A PR Card With Citizenship and Immigration Canada PR cards in Canada are valid for five years, upon which they expire and will need to be renewed if you intend to travel outside of Canada. Here is how to renew a PR Card 1. Make an application for a PR card renewal, […]

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