Canadian passports

Flooding and wildfires may affect the delivery of passports in parts of Canada

If you don’t have access to your mail and you’ve asked to have your passport delivered to you, contact us if you need it urgently.

Learn more about the Canada Post service interruptions.

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How and when to apply for a passport in Canada

Find out how and when to apply for a passport

Find a passport service location near you

Find an office

Booking an appointment online through eServiceCanada

Access eServiceCanada from your computer, tablet or cellphone to book your passport appointment online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Service standards

Our service standards detail how long it takes us to process your application.


Get Passport Program statistics

Payment information

You can pay your application fees by:

  • certified cheque or money order (postal or bank) made payable to the Receiver General for Canada
  • credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express)
  • debit card

Note: Debit may not be available at all Service Canada Scheduled Outreach Sites. The Find a Service Canada Office application will indicate if the Scheduled Outreach Site nearest you accepts debit.


Application forms are available on the web page Find a passport or travel document form.

If you meet certain criteria, you can renew your passport using the Simplified Renewal Application Process.

Check the status of your application

Find out how to check the status of your application

More information

Please read our frequently asked questions on applying for a passport.

If you live outside Canada or the United States, visit the Canadian passports: Applying from abroad.

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