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It was created to provide general passport information only.
Child safety: Add a child’s name to the passport system lookout
Once on the list, the child’s name will remain there until
- they turn 16, at which time they can apply for an adult passport on their own, or
- you, the parent or legal guardian of the child, send us a written request to have their name removed from the list
If passport office get a passport application for your child, they will:
- take extra precautions before we process it
- check to see that it was authorized by you, the parent or legal guardian.
If you think a child may have been abducted, contact the police immediately.
How does passport office process applications for children on the lookout list
We need all of the following:
- your identification document (ID) with a signature
- all documents about custody or mobility of, or access to the child
- the child’s Canadian or foreign birth certificate
- the child’s Canadian citizenship certificate (if applicable)
All your documents must be in English or French.
- If a document is in another language, you need to provide an official translation.
3) Complete the online form to get an appointment
Fill out the online Service Canada form to schedule an in-person appointment.
- complete the required fields
- click on Passport Services: Appointment request for a passport service
- check the box beside To obtain an in-person appointment, select this option.
Service Canada will call you back to schedule your appointment.