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Renew Your Permanent Resident Card

Someone who is a legal permanent resident of Canada must meet certain obligations in order to keep their permanent resident status. One of the main obligations for keeping your permanent resident status is that you renew your permanent resident card, which needs to be done every five years.  There are two main things to keep […]

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How to renew a permanent resident card outside of Canada

How to deal with a permanent resident card that has expired outside of Canada

There is a specific process for permanent residents who need to renew their permanent resident card in Canada to do so. However, one of the requirements for renewing your permanent resident card is that you are in Canada when you do so. Normally, a permanent resident needs a valid permanent resident card to return to […]

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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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Renew Your PR Card in Canada

As of 2002, people who have permanent resident status in Canada are given a permanent resident card, which is also sometimes referred to as the PR card. This permanent resident card is an identity document, and a very important one – it allows you to return to Canada if you travel abroad. Many permanent residents […]

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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 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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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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Been Outside Canada Too Long? How To Renew Your PR Card

One of the most common questions we receive at our immigration law firm is how to renew your PR Card if you have been outside of Canada too long. This is also known as not being able to meet the residency requirements to renew your PR Card. In order to maintain permanent residency status in […]

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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 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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How to Maintain Permanent Resident Status in Canada

When someone has permanent resident status in Canada, they must fulfill their residency obligations in order to maintain their permanent resident status. How to Maintain Permanent Resident Status in Canada The main issue permanent residents in Canada have to be worried about when it comes to maintaining their permanent residency status in Canada is that […]

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