Permanent Resident Card and Status

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

This section provides policy and procedural guidelines to staff concerning all aspects of the permanent resident card (PR card) and status, including:

  • issuance, delivery, distribution, expiry and revocation;
  • application requirements, document standards and kits;
  • enforcement, investigations and quality control;
  • anti-fraud and quality assurance; and
  • replacement of cards reported lost, stolen or mutilated.

Related chapters

Program Delivery Instructions

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