Get a permanent resident card
While traveling, use a permanent resident (PR) card to prove you’re a PR when you come back to Canada. Apply for a PR card or travel document, get urgent processing or check the status of your application.
How to get a PR card, permanent resident rights, losing or renouncing your permanent resident status
Eligibility, application forms and how to apply for, replace or renew a PR card
Submit or update your address to get your PR card
Eligibility, how to apply and why your name may be shortened
Photo size, what can and can’t be worn and who can take a photo
Eligibility and how to return to Canada without a valid PR card
Eligibility, processing times and how to apply if you are inside or outside Canada
How long it takes to process immigration and citizenship applications by type, by country and by application method
Sponsorship, permanent resident and citizenship status by your identification number, name, date and place of birth
Living in Canada
Learn about what it's like to live in Canada and the resources available to help you get settled.
Immigrant services in your area
Our interactive map will help you to search for immigrant services in your area.
Questions about permanent resident cards?
Questions about permanent resident cards? Find answers.
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