Are you waiting for your PR Card after receiving your eCOPR? This blog post will give you a timeline of what to expect and when you can expect it. Keep in mind that eCOPR to PR Card timelines may vary depending on the individual case.
The PR card is physical proof that you are a permanent resident of Canada. It has your name, photograph, and other personal information. You must carry your PR card with you at all times when traveling to Canada.
Your PR card will be valid for five years from the day it is issued (in most cases). The expiry date is printed on the PR card. You must renew your PR card before it expires or you will not be able to travel in and out of Canada.
There are many benefits of having a PR card, including traveling in and out of Canada without any restrictions, accessing government services, and more.
How long does it take from eCOPR to PR card?
It is currently taking approximately 88 days to receive PR card after eCOPR as per official Canada.ca processing portal as on March 13, 2022. However, few users have reported a waiting period of 8 months before receiving their PR Card in the mail.
Is eCOPR same as PR?
eCOPR is an Electronic Confirmation of Permanent Residence (eCOPR). It’s your confirmation that you are now a Permanent Resident. You must preserve your COPR document very carefully as it will be required even after becoming a Canadian citizen in the future.
What should I do after eCOPR?
A signed eCOPR is the final confirmation that you are now a Permanent Resident. You may now apply for a PR Card, Get new SIN numbers, new CRA account, update insurance card etc.
How can I track my Canada PR card?
You can track your PR card from the Govt. of Canada website at: https://services3.cic.gc.ca/ecas/introduction.do?app=ecas
Enter the relevant details and check your PR Card Timeline status.