For those interested here is how a PPR looks like:
Dear XXXX XXXX :
This concerns your application for immigration to Canada. We are in the process of finalizing
your file; however, before a visa can be issued we require the following:
( X ) Original valid passport for each approved applicant.
( X ) The complete address in which you intend to live in Canada
Your visa will expire on XXXX/XX/XX. If the validity of your passport or the passport of any
accompanying family member expires before this date, your visa will expire at this earlier date. If
it is the case, that person may wish to apply for a new passport
Please note that you must travel to Canada within the validity of your visa. No new medical
examinations will be authorized to extend the visa Please ensure that you submit the required
documents within the next 15 days from this letter. Documents should be submitted with a
copy of this letter and with your cellular phone number in order that we may be able to contact
you in case of an unforeseen event.
Passports (and any other requested documents) should be submitted at the Immigration
Counter at the Embassy of Canada in Mexico from Monday to Thursday, between 8:00 am and
Provide your documents are submitted prior to 10:30 am, you will be asked to return to the
Immigration Section entrance at 15:00 to pick up your results. Please present an ID card with a
copy of this letter.
Immigration Section – Section de l'immigration
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 193, Colonia Granada, Del. Miguel Hidalgo, 11520, Mexico D.F. Mexico
Mar 2011 version
Documents submitted after 10:30 am will not be processed the same day: either an airway bill
for return courier will be required, in which case our processing times could increase up to two
weeks, or you may return in person the following day to pick-up your results.
Please note that the Visa Section of the Embassy of Canada in Mexico is closed to the public on
If you prefer, you may send the required information via courier. Please include your file number
next to your name in order to identify your package as soon as it arrives. You must include a
pre-paid return courier slip so that your documents may be returned to you. Our office is not
responsible for loss of documents in the mail. If you send your original passport(s) by courier, it
could take us from one to two weeks to issue the visa(s) and return your passport(s).
If not all your dependent family members will immigrate at the same time, please explain in a
separate letter. If all your dependent family members will immigrate to Canada at the same time
but are unable to present all passports for reasons out of their control, we suggest you to send
an e-mail to the immigration section and wait to gather all passports to be presented at the
We remind you that the visa has a specific validity and that no extensions are granted. Please
quote your file number on all correspondence.