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.


Apply for or renew a passport

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 application 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

Lost, stolen, inaccessible, damaged or found passports

What to do if your passport is lost, stolen or damaged while you are abroad.

Find a service location

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

Passport travel tips

What you should know before you travel and how to protect your passport while you are outside Canada. 

Types of passports

A quick guide to the types of Canadian passports and travel documents.

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.

Help Centre

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

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