If your Permanent Resident Card has already expired and you’re not in Canada, you’ll have to submit an application for a Travel Document to get back into Canada. If you haven’t spent a minimum of one day in the country during the previous 365 days, there’s a good chance that your application for a Travel Document won’t be approved.Travel Documents Application
If you’re not in Canada but would like to return to the country please call us if your card for permanent residency has expired. We’ll provide you with the advice and assistance you’ll need to help you get back into Canada.
Here are some additional resources to help you prepare for a visitor visa to Canada.