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What if my passport expires while I am outside Canada?


You should not travel with a passport that will expire during your trip or shortly after your planned return. Some countries will not allow you to enter if your passport is set to expire shortly after your planned return date. To find out more about entry/exit requirements, consult the travel advisories or check with the Government of Canada office of the country you intend to visit.

To avoid difficulties while travelling, we recommend that you get a new passport before leaving if your passport could expire during your travels.