Permanent resident travel document: About the process
If you’re outside Canada without a valid PR card, you need to apply for a permanent resident travel document (PRTD).
A PRTD is normally only valid for one single entry. You should apply for a new PR card as soon as you resume residence in Canada.
Permanent resident travel document: $50
Giving up permanent resident status
If you want to give up (renounce) your permanent resident status and want to come to Canada as a visitor only, don’t apply for a PRTD. You should apply to voluntarily give up (renounce) your permanent resident status.
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