Check processing times for travel documents (refugee travel document or certificate of identity)

Refugee travel document and certificate of identity services are available for urgent travel only

If you submitted an application for a refugee travel document or certificate of identity, we’ll process it when service returns to normal.

If you need to travel urgentlyfind out how to get urgent travel document services.

Only the passport office in Gatineau, Quebec issues these travel documents.

Your application processing time begins once you have submitted everything and we have reviewed it. The mailing time is not included in the processing time estimate.

Processing time: 20 business days

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