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.

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...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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 an airline, bus or train ticket a written declaration, if travelling by car a travel itinerary showing proof of payment proof of illness or death in the family...

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...

Canada.ca – Evaluation of the Passport Program document

Purpose scope and focus of the evaluation The evaluation of the Passport Program was conducted in fulfilment of requirements of the Treasury Board 2016 Policy on Results, as well as commitments in various Treasury Board Submissions. Led by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), the evaluation was conducted in collaboration with Employment and Social Development...

National Post – Review warned of passport office crisis even before pandemic

Christopher Nardi  Publishing date:  Jul 15, 2022 The 2020 report said the ‘single greatest improvement’ to the passport program would be an online portal to submit applications. That has not been created OTTAWA – An internal evaluation of Canada’s passport service was warning even before the pandemic that processes were using the “least efficient” delivery...

MTLBlog – New Canadian Passport Measures Are Coming & The Backlog Could ‘Drop Significantly’​

Sofia Misenheimer  MTL Blog, Staff Writer  July 12, 2022 New measures from the federal government could improve wait times for people looking to get a passport in Canada. High demand for several months has resulted in processing backlogs that have seen Quebecers waiting for days and, in some cases, camping outside of Service Canada offices to get new...

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...

Urgent Passport Application

Urgent request in Canada If you have an urgent travel plan and you need a passport within the next 2 business days, you must call the Passport Program Call Centre at 1-800-567-6868 during their business hours and speak to a Passport Office agent. They will ask you a series of questions to determine if you...

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...