Application for a Permanent Resident Card (PR Card)

 Get help to open an application form or to complete an application form in the Help Centre.

Important: We will return your application to you if:

This application package includes:

  1. Document Checklist (IMM 5644)
  2. Application for a Permanent Resident Card [IMM 5444] August 2016
  3. Photograph Specifications for Permanent Resident Cards
  4. Use of a Representative [IMM 5476] September 2015
  5. Authority to release personal information to a designated individual
  6. Instruction Guide [IMM 5445]


Initial card, replacement or renewal

Use this application if you are a permanent resident in Canada and applying for your first PR card. You can also use this application to renew or replace your PR card.

The PR card is a status document. It is proof of your permanent resident status.

Read the Instruction Guide to fill out your application forms.

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