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How do I prove that I need urgent processing for my permanent resident card application?

To support a request to have your permanent resident (PR) card application processed urgently, you need:

  • proof of travel (e.g. a copy of your ticket or itinerary) showing your destination and travel dates;
  • a copy of your receipt with the date, amount paid, and your payment method;
  • a letter explaining the reason for the urgency; and
  • proof of the urgency (e.g. a doctor’s note, death certificate, or letter from your employer)

If you forget to include something or your situation does not qualify for urgent processing, we will process your application normally.


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