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My PR card has been lost, stolen or destroyed. How do I replace it?

Canada’s entry requirements are changing

Starting March 15, 2016, if you are a permanent resident of Canada and a citizen of a visa-exempt country, you will need to travel with your Canadian permanent resident (PR) card or permanent resident travel document when flying to Canada. Otherwise, you may not be able to board your flight to Canada. Permanent residents who are citizens of visa-required countries will continue to need to show their PR card when boarding a flight to Canada.

If you are in Canada and do not currently have a permanent resident card, find out how to apply for a permanent resident card.

If you are outside Canada and do not have a PR card or your card is expired, find out how to apply for a permanent resident travel document.

Permanent residents of Canada:

If your PR card is lost, stolen or destroyed while you are in Canada, contact CIC through the case specific enquiry form to report what happened. To replace your PR Card, you need to apply for a replacement PR Card. Please fill out section F (solemn declaration) when completing the application. The processing fee to replace your permanent resident card is $50.

If your PR Card is lost or stolen while you are outside Canada, please report the loss or theft to the nearest Canadian visa office.


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