How to apply for an adult passport in Canada

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A Canadian passport is a travel document that Canadian citizens can apply for.

If you already have an adult passport, you may be able to renew your adult passport. Renewing a passport is simpler than applying for a new one.

Find out if you should renew your passport instead of applying for a new one.

Get the forms and instructions to apply

We’ll give you the right form and tell you how to apply based on when you need a passport.

(Service standard: end of next business day)

Apply to get your passport by the end of the next business day

(Service standard: 2 to 9 business days)

Apply to get your passport in 2 to 9 business days

(Service standard: 10 to 20 business days, plus mail time)

  • Go to a

    • Service Canada Centre (20 business days)
    • passport office (10 business days)
  • By appointment or walk-in
  • You can also apply by mail (20 business days)

    * Service standards don’t include mail time. Mail time is usually 5 business days but can vary across the country.

Apply to get your passport in 10 to 20 business days

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