Apply for a child’s passport: About the process

A Canadian passport is a travel document that Canadian citizens can use to travel the world.
To get a child’s passport, you’ll need to

A child’s passport is valid for a maximum of 5 years. It’s valid until it reaches its expiry date, even after the child turns 16.

You can’t renew a child’s passport. When the child turns 16, they can apply for an adult passport, which can be renewed.

Until then, you need to apply for a new child’s passport when it expires.

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