Official Travel

Official Travel issues and safeguards special and diplomatic passports, and provides a visa service for those travelling on official government business.

Canada Post is currently in labour negotiations. Failed negotiations could lead to delays in:

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

Apply for a special or diplomatic passport: adults

Forms, required documents and how to submit your application and pay your fees

Apply for a special or diplomatic passport: children

How to apply for your child, required documents and how to submit your application and pay your fees

Apply for a special or diplomatic passport if you have a regular passport

Who can apply for a special or diplomatic passport, how to submit your application and pay your fees

Renew your special or diplomatic passport

Who can apply to renew a special or diplomatic passport, how to submit your application and pay your fees

Apply for a visa

Visa requirements and how to apply for a visa when travelling on official government business

Return your passport or get your passport from safekeeping

How to return your passport after a trip or get your passport for an upcoming official business trip

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