Processing times: Permanent Resident Card

This information is updated weekly and shows the time it takes to process an application after we receive a complete application package.

Last update: November 14, 2015

Type of application Processing Times

New permanent residents

52 calendar days

Existing permanent residents

183 calendar days

(Working on applications received up to June 12, 2015)

Note: If you live inside Canada and if it has been longer than the time shown above since you applied, please contact the Call Centre. Call Centre agents cannot speed up the process of your application or make decisions on your case.

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