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Canadian Green Card for Vancouver

When you become a legal permanent resident of the United States, you obtain a United States green card. The permanent resident card in Canada is basically Canada’s green card, and this card is essentially the same as a United States green card.  Permanent residents of Canada are not Canadian citizens, but there are many benefits […]

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Renew Your Permanent Resident Card in Vancouver

Do you know that as a Canadian permanent resident, you have to do certain things to keep your permanent resident status? This is called maintaining your permanent resident status and if you fail to do these things, you could lose your permanent resident status and even be deported. One of these obligations you have as […]

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How to Renew Your PR Card in Vancouver

Are you a Canadian permanent resident living in Vancouver who needs to renew your permanent resident card? If this is your first time doing so, you may feel a bit nervous. However, if you have met the residency requirement you have nothing to worry about. But don’t mistake – you need to make sure that […]

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How to Renew Your Permanent Resident Card In Vancouver

The permanent resident of Canada possesses a permanent resident card, sometimes referred to as the PR card. This card must be renewed every few years once it expires. The typical advised renewal time for a PR card is about 8 weeks before the expiry date, but the time it takes to process a permanent resident […]

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Renew Your PR Card in Vancouver

Are you a permanent resident of Canada living in Vancouver? If you arrived in Canada subsequent to 2002, you were given a permanent resident card, or PR card, after arriving. This permanent resident card expires every five years and has an expiry date indicated right on the card itself.  It is very important that you […]

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Renewing Permanent Resident Cards in Vancouver

In 2002, the government of Canada made it so that every permanent resident in Canada received a permanent resident card upon landing in Canada. Before this, permanent residents in Canada received a landing document. If you are a permanent resident in Canada and only have a landing document, you need to apply for your initial […]

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How to Renew a PR card in Vancouver

Canadian permanent residents are obligated to renew their permanent resident card every five years. In doing so, they must make an application for a permanent resident card and check the box on the application which indicates the application is to renew a permanent resident card.  Renewing your permanent resident card is one of the necessary […]

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Is permanent residency a Canadian green card?

Yes! In Canada, we don’t actually have anything called a “green card”. The closest thing is permanent residency, or a permanent resident card. This permanent resident card, or PR card as it is sometimes called, is pretty much the same thing as a US green card only for Canada. For example, permanent resident holders in […]

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I have an expired PR card

Your permanent resident card identifies you as a permanent resident of Canada. It is only valid for a time period of five years, and once it expires you must renew it. It is very important to always have a valid permanent resident card. Not only does it indicate that you have a legal permanent status […]

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How Long Does it Take to issue an Initial PR Card in Vancouver for 2012?

As of 2002, permanent residents in Canada have been required to have a valid permanent resident card, also called a PR card. This is an identify document when you travel outside of Canada and also allows you to return to Canada with ease.  If you’ve arrived in Canada after 2002, you will be automatically given […]

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My PR Card Expired Outside of Canada, What do I do?

Your PR card (also called a permanent resident card) expires every five years and needs to be renewed a couple months before it expires to ensure that you have a valid permanent residence card at all times! This is important because the permanent residence card allows you to re-enter Canada if you’ve been traveling abroad.  […]

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My PR Card Expired in Vancouver, What do I do?

If your PR card expired, you will have to renew it immediately. as a permanent resident in Canada, you should have a valid permanent resident card on you at all times to show as proof of your immigration status in Canada as well as to act as a travel document for leaving and re-entering Canada […]

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My PR Card Expired Outside of Canada

A PR Card, also known as a permanent residence card, is an immigration status document that expires every five years. Most permanent residents in Canada are provided with a permanent residence card upon landing in Canada, and the permanent residence card acts as a document that proves one’s status as a permanent resident in Canada […]

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How to Renew A PR Card

  When you become a permanent resident in Canada, you will receive proof of your status in the form of a PR Card, or permanent resident card. This card is valid for five years in Canada, and will allow you to travel in and out of Canada. If your PR Card is about to expire, […]

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Requirements and Procedures for Canadian Permanent Resident (PR) Card Application

Requirements and Procedures for Canadian Permanent Resident (PR) Card Application

Vancouver is one of the most beautiful and best places to live. No wonder, thousands of immigrants try their luck to be able to acquire permanent residence in Canada. So how does one acquire the coveted permanent resident card that will guarantee permanent residence in the maple leaf country? Here are some tips designed to […]

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