Welcome to ServiceCanadaPassport.ca

This blogsite is created by a team of knowledgeable passport service program experts. Our goal is to provide general information on Canadian passport program and offers helpful resource for their Canadian Passport application.

ServiceCanadaPassport.ca is not affiliated with Service Canada or Passport Canada, therefore we do not have access to your personal claim information.

List of Passport Canada offices

Below is a list of Service Canada Centre – Passport Service (formerly known as Passport Canada office) These are dedicated Canadian passport processing and printing office. You may need to visit these office if you have urgent passport application request. Alberta Calgary Centre Service Canada Centre and Passport Services Edmonton Service Canada Centre – Passport...

Check status of your passport application

To check the status of your adult/child passport application To check the status of your adult passport application. Click here. (You will be directed to Canada.ca site) To check the status of your child passport application. Click here. (You will be directed to Canada.ca site) If you are unable to complete all the mandatory fields...

How to easily speak to Passport Canada office agent?

If you have none urgent question regarding your Canadian passport application, you may contact Passport Canada office through their web form.  Click here: General inquiries for the passport program (you will be directed to Passport Canada’s website) Call Passport Canada office from Canada and the USA Toll free: 1-800-567-6868  /  TTY services: 1-866-255-7655 Local number:...

Passport Canada centre walk-in wait times

You have the option to submit your passport application at a local Service Canada Centre or at a Passport Canada office, depending on when you need your passport. Walk-in visit Walk-in services may be available depending on the day’s operation. If the location is busy, you may need to wait longer or the local centre...

Passport office closure – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30th.

The Government of Canada is committed to reconciliation and ensuring that the tragic history and ongoing legacy of residential schools are never forgotten. The federal government recently passed legislation in 2021 to make September 30th a federal statutory holiday called the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.  Due to the newly observed federal government holiday, all EI...

Passport application fee in Canada

The following fees below are for Canadians who submit their passport applications in Canada, in-person or by mail. 5-year adult passport (age 16 or over) – $120 10-year adult passport (age 16 or over) – $160 Child passport (0 to 15 years of age) – $57 *there is no tax for passport application Additional fees...

Proof of travel for urgent passport request

You must provide proof of travel for urgent service. You may also need to provide it for express service, depending on your situation. Proof of travel can be one of the following:  an airline, bus or train ticket a written declaration, if travelling by car a travel itinerary showing proof of payment proof of illness or...

Adult General Application – Canada

Note to NEXUS cardholders – Make sure your personal information is up to date!   Complete the application form To save time, complete the form on your computer. Sign each page of the application. Download the adult passport application (PPTC 153)   Instructions and tips Read the instructions at the end of the form to make sure...

How do I make an appointment for a Canadian passport?

Passport Canada Appointment booking Click this link to book online: https://eservices.canada.ca/en/reservation/   Step by step instructions Step 1: Once you have entered the appointment booking site, select the Passport Service tab on top. Then click “I have read and understand” to continue to the next page. Step 2: Enter the basic information. At the bottom...

Urgent Passport Application

Urgent request in Canada If you have an urgent passport application request and you are travelling within 48 hours. You must go directly to your nearest Passport Canada office (Service Canada Centre – Passport Services) to submit your application. There is no need to call Passport Canada to book an appointment anymore. There is an...

Passport Canada mailing address

Passport Canada mailing address Depending on your province, please ensure to mail your passport application to the correct location to avoid any delay. You must ensure to use a certified courier or traceable mail service to reduce the delivery time of your application and help protect your documents.

GlobalNews.ca – Federal government announces 4 new passport service sites as backlog continues

Marie-Danielle Smith  The Canadian Press – Posted August 17, 2022 The federal government is adding new passport service locations across Canada as a backlog in processing applications continues. Social Development Minister Karina Gould announced Wednesday that people can now apply for and pick up passports at Service Canada centres in Red Deer, Alta., Sault Ste....

CTVNews.ca – Minister asks Canadians not to fake travel plans to skip passport application lines

Spencer Van Dyk – CTV News parliamentary bureau writer, producer – Aug 15, 2022 Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Karina Gould is discouraging people from making fake travel plans just to skip the line of those waiting for passports. Gould said she’s heard anecdotally that some people may be booking imminent travel in...

Canada.ca – Minister Gould announces opening of new passport pickup locations

Statement July 25, 2022 Gatineau, Québec “Service Canada staff are working hard to provide passports to Canadians as quickly as possible. At the same time, staff are doing everything they can to give Canadians a better service experience as they go through the passport process.“To help improve that service experience, today we have expanded passport pick-up...

Toronto Star – What this year’s ‘exceptional circumstances’ mean for 300,000 Canadians who got their passports late

By Nicholas Keung Immigration Reporter  Fri., July 15, 2022 Ottawa has failed to issue passports within the required timeline to almost 300,000 Canadians in the first year of a new fee-remission policy brought in by immigration officials to ensure service standards are met. According to the Service Fees Act, when an individual pays for a government...