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.
Includes application forms, how to complete a passport application and what to submit with your application
Who can apply for a child's passport and what documents to include with the application
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.
Find out how long it will take to receive your passport after you submit your application
Fees and payment information for new passports, expedited processing and administrative services
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 Passport Canada office, Service Canada or Canada Post receiving agent for in-person service.
Application forms to apply for a new passport, renewing a passport, passports for children, travel documents and other administrative services.
Find application forms and read the eligibility requirements for those who need a travel document.
Photo size, what can and cannot be worn in passport photos and who can take a passport photo.
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
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.
Find quick and direct answers to your questions about Canadian passports, completing an application, and other travel information.
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