Official Travel issues and safeguards special and diplomatic passports, and provides a visa service for those travelling on official government business.
Canada Post services across Canada may be affected by ongoing delays in service from continued labour negotiations.
Our processes will be unaffected though you may experience delays in:
- sending applications mailed within or to Canada
- receiving mail from us
Apply for an official passport in person at the Official Travel office, or send your application by courier or messenger.
Visit Canada Post for more information before sending any application by mail. We’ll keep you updated as we learn more.
This section contains information for representatives of the Government of Canada, and people travelling on Government of Canada-related business.
Services and information
Forms, required documents and how to submit your application and pay your fees
How to apply for your child, required documents and how to submit your application and pay your fees
Who can apply for a special or diplomatic passport, how to submit your application and pay your fees
Who can apply to renew a special or diplomatic passport, how to submit your application and pay your fees
Visa requirements and how to apply for a visa when travelling on official government business
How to return your passport after a trip or get your passport for an upcoming official business trip
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