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Renewing a PR card in Ottawa in 2012

If you live in Ottawa and need to renew your permanent resident card for the first time, read on! Renewing your permanent resident card involves mailing an application package to the Case Processing Centre and waiting for notification that your application has been approved and that you can go and pick it up. You are […]

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Ottawa How to Renew a PR card in Canada

One of the requirements for holding a PR card in Canada is that you renew it every five years you have one. The PR card, or permanent resident card, is an important government ID that proves you are a permanent resident of Canada and that you are allowed to live or work anywhere in the […]

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Can a Canadian Permanent Resident Stay Outside of Canada for more than a Year?

If you are a permanent resident in Canada you are able to leave and re-enter Canada. However, you must remain physically in Canada for a certain amount of time. You may remain outside of Canada for more than one year, but you must not remain outside of Canada for more than three years. When you […]

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Can I Maintain My Canadian Permanent Residency While Living Abroad?

Canadian permanent residency comes with many benefits, such as being able to live and work anywhere in Canada and being able to leave and re-enter Canada as you wish. However, there are still some requirements for maintaining your permanent resident status in Canada.  Residency obligations for permanent residency status in Canada To maintain your permanent […]

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