Application Processing Times for Permanent residence cards

The table below shows the processing times for the PR card. This information is updated weekly. Please visit this page before you apply for the new card.

Last update: March 13, 2013

Type of Application Processing Times
New permanent residents 35 calendar days(This time applies if you have provided a mailing address)
Existing permanent residents

  • renewals
  • replacement
  • initial cards
75 calendar days(Working on applications received up to January 21, 2013)

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