Canadian Permanent Resident Cards needed in 15 Days for Australian

Canadian Permanent Resident Card question for our immigration lawyers

Q. My wife and I received Canadian permanent residence in June 2010 and now we are planning to go to Toronto in July 2010.

My wife is a student here in Australia and she can not stay for more than 15 days in Canada as her study will be affected. Is there any process by which she will be able to get her Canadian Permanent Resident Card in 15 days?

Secondly can our relatives receive our Canadian Permanent Resident Cards on our behalf if we come back in 15 days and can they mail us our PR cards in Australia?
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A. When you arrive in Canada, you should be able to pick up your Canadian Permanent Resident Card at a local CIC office. In advance of your trip. Only applicants can pick up their PR cards in person. Agents or relatives are not permitted to pick up Canadian Permanent Resident Cards for applicants. You should fax the CIC office issuing your PR Card in advance and explain your wife’s situation so that they may be able to accommodate her travel plans to Canada. Note that as a Canadian Permanent Resident, your wife has residency obligations which are to reside in Canada for at least 2 years within the 5 year period of her PR Card’s validity subject to some exceptions.

For more information on Canadian Permanent Resident Cards visit our PR Card FAQ page here.

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Michael Niren

About Michael Niren

Michael is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section and the Associate Member of the American Bar Association. Read more

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