Who can renew a passport

You can only renew your Canadian passport if your last passport

  When not to apply for renewal

Do not apply for a renewal if you

  •   currently have a child passport that was issued when you were under 16 years old
    • You cannot renew a child passport.
    • If you’re at least 16 years old and your child passport expired, you need an adult passport.
  •   want to change your name, date of birth, place of birth or gender identifier on the new passport

For these situations, you must apply for a new adult passport. You can apply for an adult passport

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