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A person who has legally immigrated to Canada but is not yet a Canadian citizen.
Permanent resident card
A wallet-sized plastic document issued to all new permanent residents (and to existing permanent residents, when requested) to confirm their status in Canada. The card includes identifying details and the signature of the person it was issued to.
Permanent resident statusThe position of a person who has legally immigrated to Canada but is not yet a Canadian citizen.
Permanent resident visaA document issued by a CIC visa office overseas to a foreign national. It allows that person to travel to Canada to become a permanent resident.
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