Canada Permanent Resident Card Renewal
If you are a permanent resident of Canada, it is important to keep your Permanent Resident (PR) card up to date. The PR card serves as proof of your status as a permanent resident and allows you to travel outside of Canada and re-enter the country.
When do you need to renew your PR card?
The PR card is usually valid for five years, after which it needs to be renewed. It is important to apply for renewal well in advance of the expiration date to avoid any issues with travel or residency requirements. If your PR card has already expired, you will need to apply for a new card.
What are the eligibility requirements for PR card renewal?
To be eligible for PR card renewal, you must meet the following requirements:
- You are a permanent resident of Canada
- You are physically present in Canada
- You have met the residency requirements for permanent residency in Canada
- You have not been convicted of any serious criminal offenses or have outstanding immigration or citizenship issues