Simplified Passport Renewal Process

Fall 2007 CSANews Issue 64  |  Posted date : Oct 17, 2007.Back to list

Since August 15, 2007, it is easier to renew your Canadian passport. Through the simplified passport renewal process, qualified applicants no longer have to submit documentary evidence of citizenship, supplementary identification or a guarantor declaration.

The simplified renewal process is open to Canadians 16 years of age or older who:
  • currently hold a Canadian passport issued after January 31, 2002;
  • reside in Canada; and
  • were residing in Canada when they applied for their previous passport.
Simplified renewal applications may be submitted at all Passport Canada offices, participating Service Canada and Canada Post outlets, and by mail.

Other conditions apply. Please consult www.passportcanada.gc.ca or call 1-800-567-6868 or 1-800 O-Canada for more information.