When you become a permanent resident of Canada, you do have certain obligations to meet in order to keep your status. You need to be aware of the rules as you could lose your permanent residence status or you could be forced to remain outside of Canada as a permanent resident without the option to return to Canada. To become a PR of Canada is a great privilege but your residency renewal comes with rules and regulations to respect.
Learn about Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) processing times by watching our Youtube video below.
Here are more resources regarding residency in Canada
Permanent Resident Card Renewal
Learn everything you need to know in order to renew your permanent resident card.
Read about what you need to apply for a travel document in order to be able to return to Canada as a PR.
Here are our useful blogs about residency in Canada
He was a Permanent Resident of Canada for 43 years and did not even know it!
If you were one day a permanent resident of Canada and you never renounced your status/receive a negative decision on your residency from a refusal of a travel document, PR card renewal or removal order/residency obligation appeal, then you […]
Why did I receive a Residence Questionnaire?
Will this delay processing of my citizenship application? You submitted your citizenship application nearly one ago and a letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada comes in the mail. You open it excitedly, thinking that it is your citizenship test […]
Why Leaving Gaps in Your Immigration Forms Can Harm Your Application
Why Leaving Gaps in Your Immigration Forms Can Harm Your Application One of the biggest mistakes that applicants make when they submit immigration applications without the help of an immigration lawyer is leaving out questions on their immigration forms or […]
Can I Travel Without My Permanent Resident Card?
My Permanent Residence Card Application has been approved but I have not received my PR card. Can I travel outside of Canada? So your permanent residence card application has been approved. Congratulations! But, you have been waiting for your Permanent […]
Fake Job Offers: Watch Out for Fraudulent Agencies Sending Fake Documents for Immigration Purposes
It is important to be aware of potential scams so you can recognize them early, not get involved and report any suspicious activity to the proper authorities immediately. Fake Job Offers If you are ever contacted with a Canadian job […]
12 Tips for Canadian Permanent Residents
Did you or your family member recently become a Canadian Permanent Resident? If so, here are some useful information to remember and some tips which will assist a Permanent Resident in future applications such as the renewal of the […]
My Permanent Residence Card Renewal Application was denied, what can I do?
A refusal of a Permanent Residence Card Renewal can be appealed to the Immigration Appeal Division within 60 days of the refusal. If the refusal is based on security reasons or misrepresentation, then the right to appeal is limited. Like […]
Travel Document Application was refused, what can I do to return to Canada?
When you apply for a travel document from outside Canada, CIC makes a “Permanent Residency Status Determination” to establish that you continue to maintain your permanent residence status and are therefore entitled to the travel document to return to Canada. […]
Card Renewal for Permanent Residence
If you want to renew your Permanent Resident Card you’ll have to meet the requirement of residency and show that you have resided in Canada for at least 730 days, which is 2 out of 5 years. There are 4 […]
Why did I receive a Residence Questionnaire if I did not leave Canada in the last 4 years?
There is no publicly available policy or guideline about when or in what circumstances the Residence Questionnaire is issued. It could be provided to anyone whose activity records in Canada are not immediately clear from the supporting documents submitted. If […]