Renew Your PR Card in Ottawa

Anyone with permanent resident status in Canada is required to maintain a valid permanent resident card all of the time. If you became a permanent resident in Canada after 2002, you were supposed to have automatically been given one. If you arrived in Canada before this, you are required to apply for one as soon as you can. For assistance in applying for your initial permanent resident card, contact us.

When renewing your permanent resident card in Ottawa

Did you know that when you renew your permanent resident card, it’s not just a matter of making sure you fill out an application form? The application form itself is just a small component of your entire application package. However, it is still very important that your application form is filled out properly. If English or French are not your first language, it would be wise to ask an immigration lawyer for help.

You may also need help if you have not met the residency requirement, which means that you spent too much time outside of Canada. As a permanent resident, you are required to be in Canada (physically present) for two years of each five-year period. If you haven’t, you could lose your permanent resident status in Canada.

Permanent Resident Card Lawyers in Ottawa

Our immigration law firm has been in business for over 15 years, and we work with permanent resident card renewal applications on a daily basis. A permanent resident card renewal, while it may seem routine, is not something that should be left up to chance. If your application is denied you may be facing a serious situation, but an immigration lawyer can review your application beforehand and ensure that you haven’t made any errors or omissions that could cost you your permanent resident status.

In addition, we can help you with more difficult circumstances such as not being able to meet the residency obligation or in situations when you need your permanent residency card right away and cannot wait for lengthy processing times. We are reachable at the number on top of this page, and we look forward to hearing from you!

Any information provided here does not constitute legal advice and is intended for general information only. Should you require legal advise, you are encouraged to contact a lawyer directly. All blog postings are public and are not subject to solicitor/client confidentially. Case results depend on a variety of factors unique to each case, and case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any further case undertaken by the lawyer.

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