Yes, you can keep your IRA accounts here in the US until such time as you retire without any tax penalties. It will not matter that you are no longer a resident of the US.
Your IRA plans were established as the time that you were a resident alien, and once those plans are established, the same rules continue to apply for the life of the plan.
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Thanks for the quick answer...
1) ... even i am not a US citizen, it can be sheltered until retirement?
2) ... does it make a difference where I live in Canada/Province? does it make any difference where I live in the world?
3) ... so it is only to find an institution (bank or trustee) that can hold IRA's for non-resident, right?
Yes, your money will be sheltered from any tax until such time as you make withdrawals from the account. Just because you are not a US citizen or green card holder does not mean that you are now forced to start making withdrawals from your IRA. You may start taking withdrawals at retirement age and will not be taxed until that time.
It will not matter what province you live in and does not even matter what country you live in. The same rules apply regardless of where in the world you live.
Finding an investment firm to hold your IRA once you become a non resident should not be a problem.
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