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If you are eligible to use the Simplified Renewal Process, you need only provide a completed Simplified Renewal Passport Application (PPTC 054) accompanied by your most recent passport, the required fee and two recent photos*.
When you use the Simplified Renewal Application Process, you do not have to resubmit proof of Canadian citizenship, supplementary identification or guarantor information.
To be eligible for Simplified Renewal:
With the Simplified Renewal Application Process, you can apply in person in Canada at any Passport Canada service location or by mail in Canada or from the United States.
The processing times are the same for all types of applications.
*The new photos do not need to be signed by anyone. However, the name and address of the photographer or studio, as well as the date the photos were taken, must be provided on the back of one photo.
The Simplified Renewal Application Process can only be used when applying for a passport: