Canadian passports

Find out how to apply for a Canadian passport, check processing times for passport applications, find service locations, learn about new requirements, and see what to do if your passport is lost, stolen or damaged.

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The passport information has been moved to Canada.ca. This change makes it easier for you to find the passport information you need.

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Passports for adults

Includes application forms, how to complete a passport application and what to submit with your application

Passports for children

Who can apply for a child's passport and what documents to include with the application

Travel advice and passport validity

Your passport may have to be valid for up to six months after the date you enter the country you will be visiting. Check the passport validity requirements by country here.

Check processing times

Find out how long it will take to receive your passport after you submit your application

Pay your fees

Fees and payment information for new passports, expedited processing and administrative services

Passport security

What to do if your passport is lost or stolen, how to protect yourself from identity theft, and information for Canadian law enforcement.

Find a service location

Find a Passport Canada office, Service Canada or Canada Post receiving agent for in-person service.

Find a form

Application forms to apply for a new passport, renewing a passport, passports for children, travel documents and other administrative services.

Travel documents for non-Canadian adults and children

Find application forms and read the eligibility requirements for those who need a travel document.

Get a passport photo

Photo size, what can and cannot be worn in passport photos and who can take a passport photo.

Official Travel - special and diplomatic passports

Special and diplomatic passports and visa services for those travelling on official government business.

What we are doing

Canada's passport program issues secure travel documents to Canadians. This helps make travelling easier and contributes to international and domestic security.

Policies, acts and regulations

Publications

Forms

About your passport

Find out about Canadian passports and the advantages of an ePassport.

Tips for completing your application

Tips to help you submit a complete and correct passport application.

Help Centre

Find quick and direct answers to your questions about Canadian passports, completing an application, and other travel information.

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