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I landed in Canada in March 2015. After landing I observed that my son's first name and last name on the COPR and PR card are swapped. I came back to my country in April 2015 and want to make this amendment. Please if you could advice that how to make this amendment and is there any deadline to apply for amendment? If there is a deadline then please if you could advice what to do in the situation if it has passed. I want to settle in Canada next year and i am worried that my son may not be allowed to enter in Canada because of this.




It all depends on timing, because CIC takes a while to respond to corrections.

I suggest that you follow the following link ;-

This is for the COPR correction.

This is re the PR card.
Here is the link to the PR corrections.

Hope this helps  

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