Apply for or renew a passport

To apply for  a Canadian passport, you must be a Canadian citizen. If you are not a Canadian citizen, you may be eligible to apply for a travel document.

Apply for your first Canadian adult passport

Are you also submitting an application for your child? Find out how to apply for a passport for your child. The renewal process does not apply to passport applications for children.

Find out if you can renew your passport

If you already have an adult passport, you may be able to renew it. Renewing a passport is simpler than applying for a new one. Answer a few questions or read the eligibility requirements to find out if you can renew your passport.

Was your last passport issued when you were 16 years of age or over?
Has your passport been expired for more than one year?
Are you changing your name, date of birth, place of birth or sex on your new passport?
Is your passport damaged or has it ever been lost or stolen?
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