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Application for a Canadian Passport (16 years old and over)

Canadian passports are issued to Canadian citizens only. Read the information carefully before completing the form. Children can no longer be included in parent's passport. One passport for one person.

Application must be returned with

  • Form | - PDF Version * (587.6 KB)
  • Two identical passport photos taken within the last 12 months (see the sample below). Application form and at least ONE of the photos must be certified by guarantor.
  • Original proof of Canadian citizenship. As of November 26, 2001, for those born in the province of Quebec, ONLY birth certificates issued after January 1, 1994, by le Directeur de l'état civil du Québec, are acceptable.
  • Any Canadian passport issued to you within the last FIVE years.


Please note that the fee paid for passport services is non-refundable, whether or not a passport is issued or the supplementary service requested is completed.

Where the application is made outside Canada, the passport application fee is Rs. 4600.00 or CAD $ 100.00.   The fee must be submitted by a bank draft drawn in favour of the Canadian High Commission, payable at New Delhi. We do not accept cheques or cash.


examples of photos appropriate for passports


2inches X 2 3/4 inches; face size between 31-36 mm.

Two identical passport photos showing a full front view of head and shoulders, with neutral expression and mouth closed.

Taken against a plain white background without shadows. Photos taken against a dark coloured background will be returned to applicants and the processing of the application will be delayed.

Taken within the last 12 months.

The standard processing time of the passport application is 15 working days, excluding the mailing time. Please note that we do not have the necessary resources to either acknowledge receipt of applications or provide periodical up-dates until the processing time of the respective application is over. We will contact you upon reception of the application only if there is something wrong with it.

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