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Permanent Resident Renewal Timeline 2018

Radium

Star Member
Apr 12, 2013
143
19
Category........
Visa Office......
CPC-M
NOC Code......
INLAND
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
September 18, 2014
AOR Received.
May 28. 2015
Med's Done....
August 18, 2014
Early June applicant, application status decision made since September 24 (only below three lines on ecas)
  1. We received your application for a permanent resident card on June 5, 2018.
  2. We sent you correspondence acknowledging receipt of your application(s) on September 20, 2018.
  3. We started processing your application on September 20, 2018.
Is there anyone in the same boat?
 

Ajvayani

Full Member
Jun 10, 2018
37
0
Hello Guys,

I am waiting for my PR card renewal, just wondering if everyone can share your PR renewal status especially for those who already get your application completed so we can provide everyone who's in a similar situation and idea about the processing timeline.

Here's my status just checked this morning:

1.We received your application for a permanent resident card on January 22, 2018.
2.We sent you correspondence acknowledging receipt of your application(s) on April 9, 2018.
3.We started processing your application on April 9, 2018.
My wife applied for renewal of PR Card on 21 August 2018. For status check, do we need to put old PR Card number?

Thanks in advance.
 

vnps1903

Star Member
Sep 3, 2018
94
3
Early June applicant, application status decision made since September 24 (only below three lines on ecas)
  1. We received your application for a permanent resident card on June 5, 2018.
  2. We sent you correspondence acknowledging receipt of your application(s) on September 20, 2018.
  3. We started processing your application on September 20, 2018.
Is there anyone in the same boat?
 

vnps1903

Star Member
Sep 3, 2018
94
3
It takes 5/6 working days to send card, Finally e CAS on 'Decision Made' for me too. AOR was sent on 28. Hopefully I will also receive my card in mail or at CIC .
 

hargobinder

Full Member
Oct 30, 2012
34
0
It takes 5/6 working days to send card, Finally e CAS on 'Decision Made' for me too. AOR was sent on 28. Hopefully I will also receive my card in mail or at CIC .
Congrats. I got AOR today in the morning. In the ECas only “application received on 27 September “ is written.
 

Corgi

Member
Jun 11, 2018
18
4
Application received June 11th, have been sitting at In Process since Sept 20th. Should I be concerned? Seems that a few people around my timeline have been getting DM...
 

robw

Hero Member
Mar 10, 2014
286
91
It takes 5/6 working days to send card, Finally e CAS on 'Decision Made' for me too. AOR was sent on 28. Hopefully I will also receive my card in mail or at CIC .
Congrats!
How long between when it said "Application Received" on ECAS and when you got AOR?
 

Gus17

Member
Sep 28, 2018
15
0
Yes , i am doing exactly as you mentioned.

Yeh now i will send as urgent. my application got rejected because of some stupid photographer's mistake.
Hi, It happened to me as well, I got my whole file back because of photo rejection. I have flight too on Oct travelling to India, I am gonna send them Urgent request. Now my question is did you send prepaid envelope of Ups or purolator? As canada post is on strike from Monday?
 

aazeb423

Hero Member
May 19, 2016
206
2
Category........
PNP
Visa Office......
LVO
NOC Code......
2232
App. Filed.......
04-Jan-2017
Nomination.....
20-Mar-2017
AOR Received.
10-July-2017
Med's Request
20-Sep-2017
Med's Done....
27-Sep-2017
LANDED..........
20-06-2018
Friends what if you stay more than three years out of Canada since your first entry i.e. if you enter after four years but still one year is there in expiry of your PR card. Will they allow you? Will they renew your PR card after expiry? Is it necessary to stay at least two years within 05 years?
 

Bs65

VIP Member
Mar 22, 2016
13,205
2,406
Friends what if you stay more than three years out of Canada since your first entry i.e. if you enter after four years but still one year is there in expiry of your PR card. Will they allow you? Will they renew your PR card after expiry? Is it necessary to stay at least two years within 05 years?
You must spend 2 years in first 5 years in Canada from initial landing (not from PR card issue date) after which 2 years in any 5 year period preceding each new entry into the country. If you stay out of Canada for more than 3 years there is a possibility you could be reported at the entry point leading to your PR status being revoked.

If after 4 years you are lucky enough to not be reported then you must stay in Canada for 2 plus years with limited or no interaction with immigration, so no attempt to renew a PR card until the RO has been met.


Your PR card validity is not relevant to the residency obligation, all that indicates is you are a PR entitled to enter Canada and also allows you board a plane back to Canada. If you have not met the residency obligation at the time you apply to renew your PR card this could also start the process to have your PR revoked so always advisable to meet the residency requirement that you signed up for when you applied for PR.

Once your PR card has expired and you are outside of the country you would need a PRTD to return to Canada which again if you failed the RO could start the process to revoke your PR status. You cannot by the way apply to renew your PR card from outside Canada
 

vnps1903

Star Member
Sep 3, 2018
94
3
15 days. Next level anxiety begins with Canada Post possible strike. Hopefully IRCC sends cards by courier to CIC for pick ups for assured and timely delivery.
 

Pari123

Hero Member
Apr 11, 2012
998
23
Category........
Visa Office......
Buffalo/Ottawa
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
26 Feb, 2012
Doc's Request.
18 Mar, 2013
Nomination.....
25 Jan,2012
AOR Received.
26 April, 2012
IELTS Request
No
Med's Request
26 April, 2012
Med's Done....
3 May 2012. In Process: May 21,2013
Passport Req..
July 23,2013
VISA ISSUED...
July 31,2013
LANDED..........
Aug 17, 2013
It takes 5/6 working days to send card, Finally e CAS on 'Decision Made' for me too. AOR was sent on 28. Hopefully I will also receive my card in mail or at CIC .
Nice , congrats