Special or diplomatic passport (child): After you apply

After you apply

The processing time for a special or diplomatic passports is 15 business days.

The processing times for foreign visas is added to the 15 business days it takes to get a special or diplomatic passport. It can take between 3 and 45 days depending on the country. We have no control over the time it takes another country to process a visa and can’t influence those processing times.

Check the status of your application

Contact us to find out the status of your child’s special or diplomatic passport application, or the status of their visa application.

Return your child’s passport for safekeeping after you travel

A Canadian passport is the property of the Government of Canada at all times.

After you travel, return your child’s special or diplomatic passport. You can get it back when you need it again for your next official trip.

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