After getting your permanent residency card, you can visit outside Canada by using your PR card or Permanent Resident Travel Document. You have to show this card in the boarding if you are visiting outside or entering Canada by air, boat, buses or train.
A permanent resident Card is an official identity of a resident. It is necessary for a resident in many ways, like to travel or visit to another country or to enter Canada. New rules about permanent residency card, a Canadian resident have to carry his valid PR or Permanent Resident Travel Document.
You must have to show your Permanent Residency Card or Permanent Resident Travel Document when you are onboarding to go outside. Otherwise, you can not make your journey.
It is crucial to keep the permanent residency card updated. If the date are expired, you can re-issue your card again. However, you will be still a resident even if your PR has expired.
How you prepare yourself to travel outside of Canada as a permanent Resident
Who Need Permanent Residency Card?
- If you are a resident in Canada
- If you are going outside Canada
- If you are returning to Canada from outside Canada.
Uses of PR Card in Visiting outside Canada
Traveling on a Commercial Vehicle
Commercial vehicles are air, bus, train, and boats, etc. If you are visiting outside of Canada by a business car, then you must have to show your PR card.
Traveling through a Private Vehicle
If you are traveling through a motorbike, private car, or rental service to go outside Canada, you can use your PR card as the document.
Reissue or Expired Card
If your PR Card has expired its date, you must contact the authority to reissue the card. However, you can only find a card when you are inside Canada. Otherwise, you have to issue a PRTD to enter Canada.