If it’s on all your ID already, you probably don’t need to get the legal name change unless they ask for it.
Q&A Categories Archives: PR Card FAQ
Her PR status cannot be taken away if she moves.
If you have a PR Card it cannot be cancelled by the person who sponsored you. You may be thinking of an old law which no longer exists but, even under that old law, the sponsor didn’t revoke your status, the government could have.
Your PR Card expires the day of its expiry date and no sooner.
Yes, you can credit time spent abroad with a Canadian citizen spouse towards meeting your PR residence requirement.
One thing you could do is make a request to the Indian Embassy and submit the Indian Embassy’s response as part of the response to IRCC.
You should probably talk to an Immigration consultant.
PR Cards are normally mailed to addresses in Canada. Since you are allowed to remain outside of Canada because you are married to a Canadian citizen living outside of Canada, you may be allowed to request the PR Card be mailed to you. However, it’s possible IRCC will not waive the requirement and you may need to have it sent to an address you have in Canada (or a relative’s address).
Yes, provided you have a PR Card.
In order to renew his PR Card without issue, your son needs to not only meet the residence requirement of 2 years out of the last 5 living in Canada, but we suggest spending closer to 3 years in Canada. Since he will not be in this situation if he is overseas for two years, we recommend not reapply for his PR Card for a while until he exceeds the requirement. (He does need to return to Canada before his PR Card expires, though.)
Travelling is a very bad idea. An overseas office could revoke your status if you apply for a PRTD during your status determination. The only potentially less risky option would be to return to Canada by car.
There are no publicly available processing times for status determinations.
Honestly we don’t know the answer to this question. It’s possible that it’s acceptable as numerous new permanent residents do not have permanent addresses when they land.