PR Card Renewal Fees
Currently, the government fee for PR card renewal is $50.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to renew a PR card?
PR card renewal may take from a few weeks to a few months. In general, it takes around 45 days.
Can the process of PR card renewal be accelerated?
Yes, the process can be accelerated if you are under pressing circumstances. The decision rests with the officer reviewing your application.
Should I send my old PR card when I apply for PR card renewal?
No, you do not have to do it. However, you are required to destroy your old card once you receive the new one.
My PR card expired, I applied for renewal, the card hasn’t arrived yet, but I need to leave the country urgently. What should I do?
If you need to leave, you will have to apply for a permanent resident travel document at a Canadian visa office abroad. You will collect your new PR card once you return to Canada.
To be eligible for PR card renewal, do I have to continuously live in Canada for two years? Can I leave the country?
You can leave Canada and come back. The two-year period is cumulative. You need to reside in Canada for 730 days out of a five year period.
When does my PR card expire?
Most PR cards are valid for five years. However, some may be valid for a year only. The expiry date should be written on your card.
Can my PR card be revoked?
Yes, PR card can be revoked if you are convicted of a crime and are under a removal order (a departure order or a deportation order). You can also lose your PR status if you haven’t met the residency requirement.
Canadian Immigration Experts
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