Permanent Residency in Canada is granted for a person who is immigrated to Canada with permanent resident status. Anyhow, those who got Permanent residency in Canada are still residents of their own countries.
All the permanent residents of Canada who are wishing to re-enter Canada through commercial carriers require an application for a permanent resident card. From August 2009, there were some important changes needed for the PR card with added security features. The new permanent residents would get a new PR card as per the citizenship immigration Canada process.
These three categories of people can apply for an Application for a permanent resident card: