Passport program statistics

Applications received

Last updated: February 3, 2023

Week of January 23 to January 29 Week of January 16 to January 22 Difference Year to date
84,552 88,976 - 4,424 2,652,216

Applications received is an estimated value that includes a mix of client requests (for example, complete and incomplete applications for a passport, documents from incomplete applications, requests to cancel passports as a result of lost, stolen or death, etc.).

Passports issued

Last updated: February 3, 2023

Week of January 23 to January 29 Week of January 16 to January 22 Difference Year to date
86,766 74,994 + 11,772 2,541,875

Passports issued to Canadians living in Canada and the United States.

Passport Call Centre

Last updated: February 3, 2023

Average wait time

Week of January 23 to January 29 Week of January 16 to January 22 Difference
30 seconds 1 minute - 30 seconds

Application processing

Last updated: February 3, 2023

Year to date values are calculated from April 1, 2022 to January 29, 2023.

Month Applications received Passports issued
April 261,183 134,290
May 281,055 160,204
June 266,027 203,425
July 234,552 206,744
August 265,168 240,980
September 225,356 248,705
October 265,507 298,384
November 279,686 389,523
December 238,006 336,432
January 335,676 323,188
Year to date total 2,652,216 2,541,875
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