Should you need to travel within or close to the 20 business days, please submit your application in person to our office instead of using the mail-in or drop-in options. For corrections on the form, please cross out the error with a single line and make appropriate changes with your initials above or beside the error. Prior to making travel arrangements, please consult the travel advice and advisories of the country you are planning on visiting.Note: Since incomplete applications will not be accepted at the counter, we strongly recommend that you fully complete your application and prepare your supporting documentation prior to visiting our office.Should you need to travel within or close to the 20 business days, please submit your application in person to our office instead of using the mail-in or drop-in options. For corrections on the form, please cross out the error with a single line and make appropriate changes with your initials above or beside the error. Applications should be submitted to the nearest passport issuing office in the country in which you are residing or visiting.You fill find information related to the fees and how to pay on the Fees and Methods of Payment page.As a result of the new requirement for dual nationals to obtain a Canadian passport for travel to Canada, the consular section has experienced a dramatic increase in the volume of passport applications.Service hours: - , Monday - Friday These services are recommended for submitting simple, standard passport renewal applications such as simplified renewal cases since there is no waiting time at our office.
The Service Canada receiving agent service is free of charge and available in passport service locations.Check the expiration date on your passport to learn when yours expires, and try to renew no later than one year after that date so you qualify for the simpler renewal method.If you are under 16 years old, or if your previous passport expired more than one year ago, you will need to fill out a new application form instead of a renewal form.If you have an impending travel plan, please send an e-mail to [email protected] with the subject line “Passport application – travel date”.With the introduction of the electronic passport, adult applicants may choose between a5 or 10 year validity. The normal processing time for new and renewal passports is 20 working days, commencing the day after the assessment of a fully completed application with supporting documentation.