A Permanent Resident Card (PR Card) is issued to every Permanent Resident of Canada, upon landing.A PR Card is a proof of permanent resident status, while entering Canada by air or sea.
The initial PR card is valid for a period of 5 years in most cases. Since a PR can apply for citizenship after 3 years of residence in Canada, most PR cards are not renewed. However, some people do not apply for Canadian citizenship and may need to renew their PR cards upon expiry.
Transcend provides a simple, inexpensive service for such applications.