Application to get, renew or replace a Permanent Resident Card (PR Card)
Use this application if you:
- did not receive your card within 180 days of immigrating,
- are renewing your card,
- are replacing a lost, stolen or damaged card, or
- are changing your gender designation on your card.
Before you apply, make sure you are eligible.
This application package includes:
- Instruction Guide [IMM 5445]
- Document Checklist [IMM 5644] (PDF, 2.19 MB)
- Application for a Permanent Resident Card [IMM 5444] (PDF, 1.84 MB)
- Photograph Specifications for Permanent Resident Cards (PDF, 614.24 KB)
Depending on your situation, you may need to submit:
- Use of a Representative [IMM 5476] (PDF, 648.31 KB)
- Authority to release personal information to a designated individual (PDF, 593.57 KB)
- Request form for a Change of Sex or Gender Identifier [IRM 0002] (PDF, 1.79 MB)
Important: We will return your application if:
- it is incomplete,
- it is missing information or documents, or
- your photographs do not follow our specifications.
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