Must reside in Canada for 730 days in every 5-year period;
Being physically present in Canada;
Being employed abroad by a Canadian business or government;
Residing abroad with a family member (parents, spouse or common-law partner) who is a Canadian citizen;
Accompanying a family member (parents, spouse, or common-law partner) who is a Permanent resident of Canada or Canadian citizen and who is employed by a Canadian business outside Canada or in the Canadian federal or provincial public service;
Have not been requested to leave the country by the Government of Canada.
If you landed as a new permanent resident, you DO NOT need to apply for a permanent resident card. Your PR card will be send to you AUTOMATICALLY.