The following information is out of date.
Information identified as archived on the Web is for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It has not been altered or updated after the date of archiving. Web pages that are archived on the Web are not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards. As per the Communications Policy of the Government of Canada, you can request alternate formats on the "Contact Us" page.
Le 18 mai 2011
Due to the uncertainty of the postal situation at the moment, Passport Canada recommends that Canadians take the following measures to submit a passport application-effective immediately.
These measures are in place to help Canadians obtain passports according to their travel needs and to minimize the risk to applicants in the event of postal service interruptions.
For urgent travel & for travel within the next 6 weeks:
Apply in person at one of the 34 Passport Canada offices across the country.
The following pick-up options are recommended for those with urgent travel needs:
For non-urgent travel (if you do not plan to travel within the next 6 weeks):
Wait to submit your application.
Submit your application in person at a Passport Canada office or Service Canada location that accepts passport applications.
Send in your completed application with supporting documentation via courier to:Passport Canada
Passport Canada is working with a Canadian courier service to have passports and supporting application documentation returned to clients in a secure and timely manner; however, clients may encounter some delays in delivery due to the uncertainty of the postal situation.
The Government of Canada is committed to delivering its passport services to Canadians and upholding the excellent service standards of the Canadian passport program.
For more information, please contact Passport Canada.