Application to get, renew or replace a Permanent Resident Card (PR Card)

Wildfires in British Columbia

Special measures are in place to help those affected by the wildfires, including free replacement of citizenship and immigration documents. Read the notice.

Use this application if you:

  • did not receive your card within 180 days of immigrating,
  • are renewing your card, or
  • are replacing a lost, stolen or damaged card.

Before you apply, make sure you are eligible.

This application package includes:

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


Important: We will return your application if:

  • it is incomplete,
  • it is missing information or documents, or
  • your photographs do not follow our specifications.

Read the Instruction Guide to fill out your application forms.

  • Read the Instruction Guide and download the application forms.
  • Fill out, sign and date your application forms.
  • Pay the fees.

Mail your completed application and photos to the Case Processing Centre in Sydney, Nova Scotia.


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