New ePassport, 10-year validity for adult passports, new fees and new application forms now in effect.
If you hold an adult passport that is still valid or expired for less than one year, you may be eligible to use our simplified renewal process to obtain a new passport.
All documentation, including your passport, should be in the same name. Learn what to do if you have changed your name.
Learn about passport processing times and expedited services that are available for urgent travel needs.
Learn about passport fees.
Learn about passport photo requirements.
There are many benefits to filling out the form on your computer.
You must report the loss or theft of a Canadian passport or travel document.
Learn about the passport requirements for travelling to the U.S.
The name that appears in the passport will be the same name that is on the proof of Canadian citizenship. Also, new requirements for supporting identity documents and for legal name changes.
On March 31, 2014, modest fees for certain passport services will come into effect.
If you are applying for a Canadian passport abroad, finding a guarantor is much simpler. The option of asking a Canadian adult passport holder to be your guarantor will make the passport process more efficient and streamlined.
If you plan to travel within the next 20 business days, please apply in person at a Passport Canada office.
Not including postal delivery times.
Tips for taking passport photos of adults
Find out how to take a good Canadian passport photo for adult applications.