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Who can apply for a permanent resident card?

To apply for a permanent resident card, you must:

  • already be a permanent resident of Canada
  • be physically present in Canada
  • not have been asked by the Government of Canada to leave the country and
  • not be a Canadian citizen

Find how to apply for, renew or replace a permanent resident card.


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