Official Travel

This section contains information for representatives of the Government of Canada, and people travelling on Government of Canada-related business.

Official Travel issues and safeguards special and diplomatic passports, and provides a visa service for those travelling on official government business.

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Services and information

Apply for a special or diplomatic passport: adults

Forms, required documents and how to submit your application and pay your fees

Apply for a special or diplomatic passport: children

How to apply for your child, required documents and how to submit your application and pay your fees

Apply for a special or diplomatic passport if you have a regular passport

Who can apply for a special or diplomatic passport, how to submit your application and pay your fees

Renew your special or diplomatic passport

Who can apply to renew a special or diplomatic passport, how to submit your application and pay your fees

Apply for a visa

Visa requirements and how to apply for a visa when travelling on official government business

Return your passport or get your passport from safekeeping

How to return your passport after a trip or get your passport for an upcoming official business trip

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Get help with your application

Find answers to your questions about official travel, applying for a diplomatic or special passport, renewal, and safekeeping.

Additional documents if you are being posted abroad

Are you being posted abroad? Find out which additional documents you need to provide with your application.

Clients from the Department of National Defence or Canadian Armed Forces

Find out what documents Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces applicants need to submit when applying for an official passport.

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