Passport Canada is the federal government agency responsible for passport services. Its responsibilities include issuing, revoking, withholding, recovering and providing instructions on the use of Canadian passports. Types of passports issued include regular, frequent traveller, special and diplomatic passports.
Passport Canada has four regional operations: Western, Ontario, Central and Eastern. There are 33 passport issuing offices across the country.
For more information on completing or renewing your passport application as well as the required documentation and specific procedures, please consult Service Canada’s Passport information website. You may also contact our constituency office at any time for assistance with your passport application or any troubles you have along the way.
For current Passport Canada processing times, click here.
For current Passport Canada Fees information, click here.
For current passport application forms, click here.
The Department of Foreign Affairs provides great resources for Canadians who are preparing for travel or who have already arrived at their point of destination. The Department is responsible for Canadians foreign relations, trade and consular affairs.
The Consular Affairs Bureau is committed to helping Canadians prepare for foreign travel and to providing you with a variety of services once you are abroad. Preparation is the key to successful travel and assisting millions of Canadians who live in or visit countries all over the world, for business and for pleasure is what they do.
Smart travelers learn about their destination before leaving Canada and are prepared to deal with problems or emergency situations that may arise. Foreign Affairs provides an abundance of information about foreign destinations, about how to prepare for your departure from Canada, and about the variety of services offered to Canadians abroad.
- Travel Reports offer information on safety and security, local laws and customs, entry requirements, health conditions and other important travel issues. Countries with an asterisk (*) currently contain a Travel Warning, indicating that Canadians should either avoid non-essential travel to the country or to specific region(s) of the country, or avoid all travel to the country or to specific region(s) of the country.
Travel Reports are found here.
- Preparation Information for travelers soon departing is provided extensively through many different tools by Foreign Affairs Canada. By doing your homework before you leave, you minimize the chances of something going wrong. You will find a broad range of information to help you prepare for a safe and enjoyable journey.
You can find more information here
- Country Profiles provide valuable resources, including maps, facts, statistics and social and cultural insight for particular countries in question. Country Profiles are found here.
- Global Issues feature a variety of information highlighting situations around the world of particular interest to Canadians living or travelling abroad.Global Issues can be found here.
- Emergency Services are provided to Canadians experiences distress abroad. The Operations Centre of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. An experienced officer is always available to respond to emergency calls from anywhere in the world.Emergency Services information can be found here.