Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Who Form 944 Pr Valid

Instructions and Help about Who Form 944 Pr Valid

Music hello and welcome to the permanent resident card information video in 2021 the Canadian government introduced the permanent resident card as the identity document for all Canadian permanent residents regardless of when you became a permanent resident this is now the official proof of your status as a landed immigrant in Canada in this video we will be looking at the permanent resident card the purpose of it how new permanent residents arriving in Canada obtained this card replacing or renewing a permanent resident card and what if you need your permanent resident card or an urgent basis last but not least if you lose your permanent resident card outside of Canada what you can do about it so what exactly is the permanent resident card the new card is a document with enhanced security features making it difficult to forge the card only serves as an identity document it notifies Canadian authorities of your status within Canada permanent resident cards are valid for five years and can be renewed as long as you meet the residency obligation so what is the purpose of the permanent resident card a permanent resident card only serves the purpose to identify the person named on the card as a permanent resident of Canada some government agencies will accept it so that you may qualify for some government programs such as Social Insurance or healthcare the card however is not a travel document you cannot enter any foreign country with your permanent resident card you will still need to use your passport and any visa that is required however when you enter Canada you must present your permanent resident card to Canadian authorities how do newly landed immigrants obtain their permanent resident card for newly landed immigrants people who just arrived in Canada as immigrants you do not have to fill out any application forms to obtain a permanent resident card a Canadian official will fill out an application for you when you first enter the country you will have to provide a Canadian address at this point if you have one then the officer will send your file to a Citizenship and Immigration office if everything is fine you should receive your permanent resident card in approximately 30 days if you do not have a Canadian address the officer will send your file to Citizenship and Immigration Canada and you must provide Citizenship and Immigration Canada with a valid Canadian address a friends an address or relatives address is acceptable within six months once you provide this information you will receive your permanent resident card if you wait more than six months you will have to fill out a new application for the card how do I renew or replace a permanent resident card if you are already a permanent resident of Canada and need to obtain a new valid PR card or whether you are renewing your status you've lost your Pierre card had it stolen never received it or was damaged then you must file an application to Citizenship and Immigration Canada in this application you're expected to give out information about yourself your residency history and the reason why you are requesting a new one the fee to get a new permanent resident card is 50 Canadian dollars the regular processing timeline for receiving your new PR card is approximately three months what if I need my PR card on an urgent basis if you need to receive your card on a more expedited basis immigrant can help you will need to provide evidence that you require the card urgently such as a travel booking or a flight ticket please contact our office for more details on this service what happens if you lost your PR card while outside of Canada in this case you must get in touch with the Canadian Embassy or consulate in the country you are in there you'll make an application for an emergency travel document that will allow you to return to Canada this document is valid only for your re-entry into Canada for more information on permanent resident cards or if you have any further questions or wish to set up an account please contact us toll free at one eight six six seven six zero two six two three or visit our website at triple WME group com we wish you the best of luck Music.