Updating a canadian passport
We are working diligently to get through the backlog Applications to obtain new or replacement passports for children can either be downloaded and printed from the internet, picked up from our office, or may be mailed to you.If you would like to download the PPTC 042 Child Passport Application (Abroad), (PDF * 361 KB).If you do not include a self-addressed envelope as outlined above, your passport will be held for you to collect in person at our office.You must collect your passport within 10 weeks from receipt of the complete application, after which passports are sent to Canada for safekeeping and additional delays will be involved.The parent living abroad will be required to contact the nearest Canadian passport issuing office in their jurisdiction to make arrangements for them to complete the PPTC 028 Acknowledgement/Consent to Provision of Passport Facilities for a Minor Child.
Special consideration will be given with concerns relating to child custody issues. However, if you wish to have child’s current photo appear on their passport you will need to submit a new application, fee, photos and the required documentation. What can I do to obtain a guarantor for my child’s passport application?The parent living abroad must bring their own passport when they approach the Canadian passport issuing office in their jurisdiction for identification and signature verification.After it has been completed and signed, the form will be faxed to our office by the passport officer so we may continue processing.Please submit the following to obtain a new passport: Both parents are required to participate in obtaining passport services for the child and to sign the application form.
The other parent may be contacted at some point during the processing period.If travel plans are imminent and you are relocating to Canada or the child is not eligible for a foreign passport, a limited validity passport can be issued to a child up to 2 years of age on submission of a fully completed passport application and proof of citizenship application along with all original supporting documentation as well as your child's proof of travel, itinerary or airline ticket or proof that the child is not eligible for the foreign passport.