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lloyd153

Full Member
May 31, 2019
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I think because you applied for PRTD your PR card is not usable you need to wait for your travel document.
I know someone applied for PRTD and he received his PR card before his PRTD and in airport they tell him because you have already applied for PRTD you cannot use your PR card and you should wait for your PRTD and when you enter Canada apply for your PR card again and your processing time will start when you applied.
This is incorrect. A government agent informed me that a PRTD application does not impact an already existing PR Card application.
 

Jane2019

Star Member
Jun 2, 2019
76
22
Does anyone know if our COPRs expire? An agent at RBC is telling me that my COPR is expired and that he can’t use it to open a bank account/as a secondary ID.
 

weiweirya

Newbie
Mar 2, 2020
4
0
Hi Guys,
I landed on March 11. Got a message today saying my application for the pr card was approved.

I got a ghost update last week
 

nananxyz

Star Member
Dec 18, 2009
70
2
120
Saudi Arabia
Category........
Visa Office......
New Delhi
NOC Code......
4131
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
19-03-2010
Doc's Request.
19-05-2010
Nomination.....
04-09-2010
AOR Received.
18-09-2010
IELTS Request
Submitted with Full documents to New Delhi
File Transfer...
27-05-2010
Med's Request
08-11-2012
Med's Done....
06-12-2012
Interview........
waiting
Passport Req..
08-11-2012 PP Reached NDVO on 26-12-12
VISA ISSUED...
Hope to receive soon
LANDED..........
Hope to receive soon
I applied for renewal of PR card in March. 28th February my application reached the office. I got an email on 17th July saying there is update on my application. I went online and checked that my application for PR card was approved and is being sent by post.
 

Jane2019

Star Member
Jun 2, 2019
76
22
Not for the sake of being a proof of immigration.
Complete nonsense, a COPR can't expire.

Are you in Toronto?
He is saying that he needs two forms of ID for the newcomer program. To verify my immigration status and use a document as an ID, he is saying that whatever immigration document he uses needs to have a valid expiration date on it. So, he is looking at my COPR and saying that it is expired and he can’t use it. This is weird. So, I can’t also use the COPR to get a SIN number? In other words, I need to get the PR card to do anything..
 

Islander216

Champion Member
Nov 27, 2019
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He is saying that he needs two forms of ID for the newcomer program. To verify my immigration status and use a document as an ID, he is saying that whatever immigration document he uses needs to have a valid expiration date on it. So, he is looking at my COPR and saying that it is expired and he can’t use it. This is weird. So, I can’t also use the COPR to get a SIN number? In other words, I need to get the PR card to do anything..
Check your PM.
 

lloyd153

Full Member
May 31, 2019
31
16
Regarding New PR Cards. I put an urgent processing request through the IRCC website, as I need to get back to my home country due to a death in the family and another family member having undergone a serious operation.

The response I received from IRCC today was the following:

"When you become a permanent resident, you receive your permanent resident card (PR card) by mail after you give your Canadian address to IRCC.

Because of the importance of obtaining your first PR card, the process is already considered urgent. Therefore, there is no additional urgent procedure for new permanent residents"


I then called IRCC to clarify this, as a pervious agent told me to apply for urgent processing. The agent I spoke to informed me that for new PR cards processing, you cannot submit urgent requests.......however, you can if you have applied to renew your card. I explained that I thought this was ridiculous...timeline for both cards is roughly the same 120/130 days.

Basically, the agent told me that there was nothing I can do but wait. He couldn't provide any further information. There is always a PRTD, however he said the processing time of these are unknown, which doesn't help as I have to get back to Canada within a certain timeframe for my job etc.

The process is a mess.