Can I lose my permanent resident status if I spend time outside Canada?
Question & AnswerCan I lose my permanent resident status if I spend time outside Canada?
1. Keep track of time spent outside Canada
If you travel outside Canada, keep track of the date you leave and the date you return.
Do this each time you leave the country, even if you come back on the same day. You need this information if you:
To make sure you have reliable information when you need it, keep track of the dates while you're travelling. You can do this using a travel journal.