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Permanent residents outside Canada

Permanent residents outside Canada
General information for permanent residents outside Canada, including information on residency requirements, returning to Canada, permanent resident cards, and what do if your card is lost or stolen.

How to apply for a permanent resident travel document
If you do not have a permanent resident card and would like to return to Canada, you may apply for a permanent resident travel document.

After applying for a permanent resident travel document
How your application will be processed and how you will be informed of the decision.

Permanent Residents: More Information
For more information, please visit the Citizenship and Immigration (CIC) website.


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