US Canada Border By Waqcku at English Wikipedia (Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Flagpoling means applying for the renewal of your work (or study) permit by leaving Canada at a border crossing with the USA, and re-entering immediately. The same practice is also used for those seeking to validate their PR status and/or PR visa. In other words, you take a trip “around the flagpole” and re-enter Canada where you present your documentation and get that new work or study permit stamp in your passport. Why do people do this odd little hack? Because it saves a lot of time.

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