Form PPTC155 "Child General Passport Application" - Canada

What Is Form PPTC 155?

Form PPTC 155, Child General Passport Application, is a formal document completed by a child's parent or parents (alternatively, a custodial parent or legal guardians) to apply for a passport on behalf of this child if they are under sixteen years of age. Upon its issuance, a passport will serve as identification and travel document required for a Canadian citizen who wishes to go abroad, so whether you plan a trip with your child or are sending them to a foreign country alone, this application is the first step to take even before the travel plans are finalized.

Alternate Names:

  • Child Passport Application Form;
  • Child Passport Renewal Form.

This form was released by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. The latest version of the document was issued on October 1, 2020, with all previous editions obsolete. You can download a fillable Child Passport Application Form through the link below.

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How to Fill Out a Child Passport Renewal Form?

Follow these steps to prepare a Canadian Passport Renewal Application Form:

  1. Start with the child's personal information - their name, date and place of birth, and surnames they have had before. Indicate their sex, eye colour, and height. Add home and mailing addresses and write down the anticipated date of travel. If the future passport owner is aged 11 to 15, they should sign and date the application themselves; otherwise, their parents or legal guardians do it instead.
  2. Provide the personal details of the child's parents or legal guardians - their full names, dates and countries of birth, and relevant contact information. Indicate your relationship and, if applicable, record your date of marriage. Both representatives of the child should sign and date the document.
  3. If the child had another travel document in the past, add its number and date of issue.
  4. Enclose proof of the child's citizenship - it may be a territorial or provincial birth certificate, or you can attach a copy of the certificate of Canadian citizenship. State the document's number and date of issue.
  5. Confirm the information in the application is true, write down your name, explain your relationship to their child, enter their full name, sign and date the form.
  6. Find an individual who is prepared to confirm your identity and the identity of the child. This person becomes your guarantor and may be contacted to verify the information in the form. Once you fill out all the sections of the application, give it to the guarantor who must indicate their name, date of birth, characteristics of their passport, relationship to you, and contact information. They will record your name and date of the child, certify they have known you for at least two years, and sign the document.
  7. While it is not necessary, you should add an emergency contact - if your child needs assistance while being outside the country, this person will be called to help.
  8. Provide your credit card information to give your consent to the withdrawal of fees if you file your application by mail.
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CHILD GENERAL PASSPORT APPLICATION
for Canadians under 16 years of age applying in Canada or the USA
Warning: Any false or misleading statement with respect to this application and any supporting document, including the
concealment of any material fact, may result in the refusal to issue a passport, the revocation of a currently valid passport,
and/or the imposition of a period of refusal of passport services, and may be grounds for criminal prosecution as per
subsection 57 (2) of the Criminal Code (R.C.S. 1985, C-46).
Read Instructions
Type or print in CAPITAL LETTERS using black or dark blue ink.
1
CHILD'S PERSONAL INFORMATION (SEE INSTRUCTIONS, SECTION J)
Surname (last name) requested to appear in the passport
Given name(s) requested to appear in the passport
All former surnames
Anticipated date of travel
(including surname at birth if different from above. These will not appear in the passport.)
It is recommended that you do not
finalize travel plans until you receive
the requested passport.
Place of birth
Month
Day
Unknown
Prov./Terr./State
City
Country
(if applicable)
Sex
Natural eye colour
Height (cm or in)
(YYYY-MM-DD)
Date of birth
M Male
X Another gender
F Female
Current home address
Number
Street
Apt.
City
Prov./Terr./State Postal/ZIP code
Mailing address (if different from current home address)
Number
Street
Apt.
City
Prov/Terr./State
Postal/ZIP code
Sign within border
Children under 16 years of age are not required to sign the application form, however children
aged 11 to 15 are encouraged to sign this section. No one other than the child must sign in
the signature box in section 1 or in the passport issued to the child once it is received.
Signed at
Date
(YYYY-MM-DD
Signature of child (see Instructions, section J)
City
Prov./Terr./State
2
INFORMATION ON APPLICANT PARENT AND OTHER PARENT(S) (SEE INSTRUCTIONS, SECTION K)
• Is the child currently the subject of an adoption process or partially or fully in the care of a provincial or territorial family services organization in Canada?
No
Yes, include all documents
• Are there any separation agreements, court orders or legal proceedings pertaining to custody of, mobility of, or access to the child?
Yes, include all documents
No
Relationship between the applicant (parent or legal guardian) and the other parent or legal guardian
Date of marriage (if applicable) (YYYY-MM-DD)
Applicant (parent or legal guardian)
Other parent or legal guardian
Current surname (last name)
Current surname (last name)
Given name(s)
Given name(s)
All former surname(s) (if different from above)
All former surname(s) (if different from above)
Date of birth
Country of birth
Date of birth
Country of birth
(YYYY-MM-DD)
(YYYY-MM-DD)
Current home address
Current home address
Number Street
Apt. City
Prov./Terr./State Postal/ZIP code
Prov./Terr./State Postal/ZIP code
Number Street
Apt. City
Telephone (daytime)
Telephone (other)
Telephone (daytime)
Telephone (other)
Email address
Email address
Declaration—I solemnly declare that the child named in section 1 is a Canadian citizen, that I am the
Declaration—I solemnly declare that the child named in section 1 is a Canadian citizen, that I am the
parent or legal guardian of this child, and that all of the information provided and all statements made
parent or legal guardian of this child, and that all of the information provided and all statements made
in this application, as well as all documents submitted to support the application, including the child's
in this application, as well as all documents submitted to support the application, including the child's
photos are unaltered and true. I declare that I have read and understood the Warning at the top of
photos are unaltered and true. I declare that I have read and understood the Warning at the top of
page 1 and the Privacy Notice Statement in section O. I consent to the collection, use and disclosure
page 1 and the Privacy Notice Statement in section O. I consent to the collection, use and disclosure
of my personal information and that of the child as outlined in the Privacy Notice Statement.
of my personal information and that of the child as outlined in the Privacy Notice Statement.
Signature of applicant
Date
Signed at
Signature of other parent or legal guardian
Date
Signed at
(also sign section 5)
(YYYY-MM-DD)
(YYYY-MM-DD)
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CHILD GENERAL PASSPORT APPLICATION
for Canadians under 16 years of age applying in Canada or the USA
Warning: Any false or misleading statement with respect to this application and any supporting document, including the
concealment of any material fact, may result in the refusal to issue a passport, the revocation of a currently valid passport,
and/or the imposition of a period of refusal of passport services, and may be grounds for criminal prosecution as per
subsection 57 (2) of the Criminal Code (R.C.S. 1985, C-46).
Read Instructions
Type or print in CAPITAL LETTERS using black or dark blue ink.
1
CHILD'S PERSONAL INFORMATION (SEE INSTRUCTIONS, SECTION J)
Surname (last name) requested to appear in the passport
Given name(s) requested to appear in the passport
All former surnames
Anticipated date of travel
(including surname at birth if different from above. These will not appear in the passport.)
It is recommended that you do not
finalize travel plans until you receive
the requested passport.
Place of birth
Month
Day
Unknown
Prov./Terr./State
City
Country
(if applicable)
Sex
Natural eye colour
Height (cm or in)
(YYYY-MM-DD)
Date of birth
M Male
X Another gender
F Female
Current home address
Number
Street
Apt.
City
Prov./Terr./State Postal/ZIP code
Mailing address (if different from current home address)
Number
Street
Apt.
City
Prov/Terr./State
Postal/ZIP code
Sign within border
Children under 16 years of age are not required to sign the application form, however children
aged 11 to 15 are encouraged to sign this section. No one other than the child must sign in
the signature box in section 1 or in the passport issued to the child once it is received.
Signed at
Date
(YYYY-MM-DD
Signature of child (see Instructions, section J)
City
Prov./Terr./State
2
INFORMATION ON APPLICANT PARENT AND OTHER PARENT(S) (SEE INSTRUCTIONS, SECTION K)
• Is the child currently the subject of an adoption process or partially or fully in the care of a provincial or territorial family services organization in Canada?
No
Yes, include all documents
• Are there any separation agreements, court orders or legal proceedings pertaining to custody of, mobility of, or access to the child?
Yes, include all documents
No
Relationship between the applicant (parent or legal guardian) and the other parent or legal guardian
Date of marriage (if applicable) (YYYY-MM-DD)
Applicant (parent or legal guardian)
Other parent or legal guardian
Current surname (last name)
Current surname (last name)
Given name(s)
Given name(s)
All former surname(s) (if different from above)
All former surname(s) (if different from above)
Date of birth
Country of birth
Date of birth
Country of birth
(YYYY-MM-DD)
(YYYY-MM-DD)
Current home address
Current home address
Number Street
Apt. City
Prov./Terr./State Postal/ZIP code
Prov./Terr./State Postal/ZIP code
Number Street
Apt. City
Telephone (daytime)
Telephone (other)
Telephone (daytime)
Telephone (other)
Email address
Email address
Declaration—I solemnly declare that the child named in section 1 is a Canadian citizen, that I am the
Declaration—I solemnly declare that the child named in section 1 is a Canadian citizen, that I am the
parent or legal guardian of this child, and that all of the information provided and all statements made
parent or legal guardian of this child, and that all of the information provided and all statements made
in this application, as well as all documents submitted to support the application, including the child's
in this application, as well as all documents submitted to support the application, including the child's
photos are unaltered and true. I declare that I have read and understood the Warning at the top of
photos are unaltered and true. I declare that I have read and understood the Warning at the top of
page 1 and the Privacy Notice Statement in section O. I consent to the collection, use and disclosure
page 1 and the Privacy Notice Statement in section O. I consent to the collection, use and disclosure
of my personal information and that of the child as outlined in the Privacy Notice Statement.
of my personal information and that of the child as outlined in the Privacy Notice Statement.
Signature of applicant
Date
Signed at
Signature of other parent or legal guardian
Date
Signed at
(also sign section 5)
(YYYY-MM-DD)
(YYYY-MM-DD)
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PREVIOUS CANADIAN TRAVEL DOCUMENT (SEE INSTRUCTIONS, SECTION L)
• Has a Canadian travel document (passport, certificate of identity or refugee travel document) been issued to the child in their current name or any other
name?
Number
Date of issue
(YYYY-MM-DD)
No
Yes (specify)
If the Canadian travel document has not expired, you must include it with your application.
Any passport that is damaged or was ever reported as lost or stolen will not be returned and will be securely destroyed to protect your personal information.
• Would you like the previous passport to be cancelled and returned to you?
Yes, please return it to me. If this box is not checked, the passport will not be returned and will be securely destroyed.
Note: If a Canadian travel document has been reported lost, stolen, damaged or is inaccessible, and has not yet expired, complete form PPTC 203,
Declaration concerning lost, stolen, inaccessible, damaged or found Canadian travel document, available online at Canada.ca/passport. A Canadian travel
document is no longer valid if damaged or reported as lost, stolen, or inaccessible. There is an administrative fee for the replacement of a lost or stolen
Canadian travel document that has not yet expired.
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PROOF OF CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS, SECTIONS K AND M)
Provide one (1) of the documents listed below (original only):
Canadian provincial or territorial birth certificate
Registration number
Date of issue
Note: A detailed birth certificate showing the names of the child and the parents
may also serve as acceptable proof of parentage (see Instructions section K)
Certificate number
Date of issue or Effective date of citizenship
Certificate of Canadian citizenship
5
DECLARATION OF APPLICANT
Surname (last name) of applicant
Given name(s) of applicant
Relationship to the child
Surname (last name) of child
Given name(s) of child
Declaration—I solemnly declare that the child named above is a Canadian citizen, that the photos enclosed are unaltered and a true likeness of the child, that all of the statements made and the information
provided in this application, as well as any supporting documents, are true. I declare that I have read and understood the Warning on page 1 and the Privacy Notice Statement (see section O). I consent to the
collection, use and disclosure of my personal information and that of the child by the Passport Program, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, other federal government institutions, Government of
Canada offices abroad and third party entities as outlined in the Privacy Notice Statement.
Signature of applicant
Date
Signed at
(YYYY-MM-DD)
City
Prov./Terr./State
6
DECLARATION OF GUARANTOR (SEE INSTRUCTIONS, SECTION N)
The guarantor must know the applicant identified in section 5.
Note: You must complete and sign both pages of this application form before requesting that your guarantor validate and sign this section.
Surname (last name) in passport
Given name(s)
Date of birth
Canadian passport number
Date of issue
Date of expiry
(YYYY-MM-DD)
(YYYY-MM-DD)
(YYYY-MM-DD)
Relationship to the applicant (parent or legal guardian)
Telephone (daytime)
Telephone (other)
Current home address
Number
Street
Apt.
City
Prov./Terr./State Postal/ZIP code
Full name of applicant (parent or legal guardian)
Full name of child
Declaration: The Guarantor must validate and sign this section—I solemnly declare that I have known the applicant identified in section 2 personally for at least two (2) years. I have signed the back
of one (1) of the passport photos to certify that the image is a true likeness of the child. I declare that I have read and understood the Warning on page 1 and the Privacy Notice Statement (section O).
I consent to the collection, use and disclosure of my personal information as outlined in the Privacy Notice Statement.
Signature of guarantor
Date
Signed at
I have known
(YYYY-MM-DD)
Number of
the applicant
years
(parent or legal
guardian) for
City
Prov./Terr./State
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EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION (OPTIONAL)
This information is helpful if the child requires emergency assistance while outside of Canada.
Given name(s)
Surname (last name)
Relationship to the child
Telephone (daytime)
Telephone (other)
Email address
Current home address
Number
Street
Apt.
City
Prov./Terr./State Postal/ZIP code
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CHILD GENERAL PASSPORT APPLICATION
for Canadians under 16 years of age applying in Canada or the USA
INSTRUCTIONS
A
ENTITLEMENT TO A CANADIAN PASSPORT
Important notice: We recommend that you not finalize your travel plans until you receive the requested passport.
• A Canadian passport is the only reliable and universally accepted travel and identification document for Canadians who travel abroad.
• Canadian passports are issued to Canadian citizens only and reflect their identity, as determined by proof of citizenship.
• For Canadians 16 years of age or over, use form PPTC 153, Adult General Passport Application.
B
WHO MAY APPLY FOR A PASSPORT FOR A CHILD?
• One of the child's parents
• The child's custodial parent in cases of separation or divorce
• The child's legal guardian
C
REQUIREMENTS CHECKLIST
Both pages of the application form completed and signed within the last twelve (12) months with page two (2) signed and dated by the guarantor
Two (2) identical and unaltered passport photos of the child taken within the last six (6) months, one (1) signed by the guarantor
Proof of Canadian citizenship (original only); the document will be returned to you
Any valid Canadian travel document (passport, certificate of identity or refugee travel document) issued to the child
Acceptable proof of parentage (see section K)
All documents (including any divorce judgment) that refer to custody of, mobility of, or access to the child
The fee
Note: All documents submitted throughout the passport application process that are in a language other than English or French must be translated
by a certified translator.
Additional documents or information may be requested in support of this application.
D
FEE AND PERIOD OF VALIDITY
Where the application is made in Canada
Where the application is made from the USA*
the passport is to be delivered in Canada:
or the passport is to be delivered to the USA*:
5-year validity – CAN$57
5-year validity – CAN$100
*Includes Bermuda, American Samoa, the Midway Islands, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
There is a separate, non-refundable CAN$45 administrative fee for the replacement of a lost or stolen Canadian travel document that has not yet expired.
Methods of payment (Canadian funds only):
• Debit card (Interac), Visa Debit, Virtual Visa Debit or other prepaid cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) only for in person applications
submitted by the cardholder. Prepaid debit cards are not accepted;
• Credit card and prepaid card (embossed only). If you are applying by mail, see section E; or
• Certified cheque or money order (postal or bank) in the exact amount, payable to the Receiver General for Canada.
Important
• Every person who requests passport services must pay the applicable fee in the exact amount.
• Applicants who cancel their application or are refused a passport are not eligible for a refund of the passport service fee.
• The Passport Program, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada does not accept personal cheques or payment in cash for applications
submitted in Canada.
• Administrative fees and applicable interest will be applied to all dishonoured payments.
• Fees are subject to change.
In cases where services do not meet established service standards, applicants may be eligible for partial compensation of service fees.
For information on the Departmental Remission Policy and Service Standards please visit
Canada.ca/immigration-refugees-citizenship.
E
CREDIT CARD INFORMATION
If you are applying in person, do not complete this section. If you are applying by mail and paying by credit card, complete and submit this section with your
application.
Visa
MasterCard
American Express
Card type:
Date of expiry
Name as it appears on card
Card number
Month
Year
Name of child
For official use only
Signature of cardholder
Date
(YYYY-MM-DD)
Authorization—I authorize the Passport Program
to charge
to my credit card.
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APPLYING IN PERSON
Canadians can submit an application in Canada at:
• a Passport Program regional office; or
• a participating Service Canada Centre.
For information on service locations, service standards and requirements for expedited services, visit
Canada.ca/passport.
For Canadians submitting an application from the USA:
If the child requires a passport in exceptional circumstances, contact the nearest Government of Canada office. You can find a list of Government
of Canada offices in the USA online at
travel.gc.ca
or in your local telephone directory.
If you cannot submit your passport application in person, an acceptable third party may submit the application on your behalf. For an urgent or express service
request you must apply in person yourself. For information on third party eligibility, visit
Canada.ca/passport.
G
APPLYING BY MAIL
Mailed-in applications are processed in Canada.
By mail
By courier
The original documents that you enclose with your application are valuable.
Passport Program
Passport Program
We recommend that you use a courier or mail service that allows you to track
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H
ANTICIPATED DATE OF TRAVEL
Regardless of the date of travel you indicate on the application form, processing times and requirements for expedited services are still applicable. Processing
times begin once a completed application form and all required supporting documentation are received (see section C). Processing times do not include
mailing time. Visit
Canada.ca/passport
for more details.
It is recommended that you do not finalize travel plans until you receive the requested passport.
The Government of Canada, or any representative of the Government of Canada, will not be liable for any loss incurred as a result of or arising out of the
passport not being delivered in time for you to travel on the date you have specified on the application form.
I
CONTACT INFORMATION
General information is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Agents are available Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) in Canada.
Information on passports, fees and processing times
Toll-free: 1-800-567-6868
TTY (for people who are Deaf or hard of hearing)
Canada.ca/passport
Outside the continental USA: 1-819-997-8338
Toll-free: 1-866-255-7655
Travel reports, warnings and requirements
For travel advice and warnings or foreign entry and exit requirements (how long the passport has to be valid for travel to a foreign country), visit
travel.gc.ca
J
CHILD'S PERSONAL INFORMATION
Surname and given name(s) requested to appear in passport
Write the child's full name to appear in the passport exactly as it appears on the child's proof of Canadian citizenship.
Additional documents may be requested to verify the child's identity.
All former surnames
All former surname(s) that differ from the surname requested to appear in the passport, including the child's surname at birth must be declared. Please
separate your former surnames by a comma. These former surnames will not appear in the passport.
Place of birth
The child's place of birth must be provided on the application form. If you do not wish the child's place of birth to appear in the passport, complete and submit
form PPTC 077, Request for a Canadian passport without place of birth, available online at Canada.ca/passport.
Date of birth
If the child's proof of citizenship does not show a complete date of birth, the specific year, month and day of the child's birth will be entered as shown
on the child's supporting identification. Provide original supporting identification showing that date of birth or copies signed and dated by your guarantor.
Sex
If the sex or gender identifier requested to appear in the passport does not match the submitted proof of Canadian citizenship or the child’s latest travel
document, complete and submit form PPTC 644, Request – sex or gender identifier – Child Under 16 Years of Age (PPTC 644), available online
at Canada.ca/passport.
Signature
Children under 16 years of age are not required to sign
the application form, however children aged 11 to 15 are
encouraged to sign section 1. No one other than the child
must sign in the signature box in section 1 or in the passport
issued to the child once it is received.
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INFORMATION ON APPLICANT AND PROOF OF PARENTAGE
All parents, including all legal guardians, are requested (and may be required) to participate in obtaining passport services for the child and to sign
the application form. The other parent(s) and legal guardian(s) may be contacted. If you do not know the current whereabouts of the other parent(s) or legal
guardian(s), contact the Passport Program (section I). If the child has more than two (2) parents or legal guardians, provide the required information for each
additional parent or legal guardian on a separate sheet of paper and sign and date it before you submit it with the application.
All former surnames
All former surname(s) that differ from the current surname, including the parent's surname at birth must be declared.
Proof of parentage and proof of guardianship
An acceptable proof of parentage document demonstrating the relationship between the child and the parent(s) and/or legal guardian(s) must be submitted.
Multiple documents may be required if parentage cannot be established with only one document:
• A detailed birth certificate showing the name(s) of the parent(s) from a Canadian province or territory (also serves as proof of
Canadian citizenship, see section M) or from a foreign country in which the child was born, indicating the full name of the parent(s) and the full name
of the child, the child's date and place of birth, the issuing authority from the country of birth or their government representative abroad, and the date
of registration or issue;
• An adoption order indicating the names of the child and adopting parent(s);
• Proof of guardianship indicating the names of child and the legal guardian(s).
Exception: An application submitted for a child will be accepted without proof of parentage only if:
• a Canadian travel document was previously issued to the child in their name; and
• the parents or legal guardians who participated in the previous application are the same ones participating in this current application.
Custody, separation or divorce
All documents (including but not limited to any divorce judgement) pertaining to custody of, mobility of, or access to the child must be submitted with
the application. If necessary, contact the applicable issuing authority to obtain all necessary documents. In processing a passport application for a child
16 years of age, the Passport Program must be vigilant in ensuring that the legal rights of the parents or legal guardian(s) with respect to the child are
safeguarded and that the said child is protected from any foreseeable harm. As such, the Passport Program must fulfill its legal obligations in delivering
a passport in the name of each child, as is outlined in the Canadian Passport Order and the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects
of International Child Abduction. These legal obligations may require the Passport Program to request access to all legal documents naming the child
in question and/or information regarding all parent(s) or legal guardian(s).
Relationship of the applicant parent with the other parent(s) and/or legal guardian(s)
Indicate your current relationship with the other parent: single (no relationship), common law, married, separated, divorced or widowed. Indicate the date
of marriage to the other parent, if applicable. Additional information or documentation may be requested.
Children in foster care or undergoing an adoption process in Canada
If the child is in foster care or undergoing an adoption process in Canada, you must also complete one (1) of the following forms: PPTC 463A,
PPTC 463B or PPTC 463C, Additional Information for children in foster care and children undergoing an adoption process in Canada, available online
at
Canada.ca/passport.
Deceased parent(s) and/or legal guardian(s)
If any of the other parents or legal guardians are deceased, you must enclose a copy of the death certificate(s) with the application. When completing
section 2 on the application form, you must provide as much information on the deceased parent(s) and/or legal guardians as possible.
Additional documentation (for example, marriage certificate, legal change of name certificate, etc) may be required to link the name(s) of parents or legal
guardian(s) from the proof of parentage document to the name(s) identified in section 2 of the application form or in other submitted documentation.
L
PREVIOUS CANADIAN TRAVEL DOCUMENT
Enclose any Canadian travel document (passport, certificate of identity or refugee travel document) that is not expired and was issued to the child in their
current name or any other name. If the travel document's expiry date is more than twelve (12) months from the date the application is submitted, provide a
written explanation as to why you are applying at this time. Should the Passport Program not be satisfied that you have an acceptable reason for applying
early, your application for the child's passport may be refused.
M
PROOF OF CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP
Important: A Canadian provincial or territorial birth certificate does not constitute an acceptable proof of Canadian citizenship if, at the time of your child's birth
in Canada, one or both of the parents was or were employed in Canada by a foreign government or international agency and neither parent was a Canadian
citizen or permanent resident. See subsection 3(2) of the Citizenship Act for more information. You may also request a formal assessment by submitting an
application for a citizenship certificate to Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). For more details, visit the IRCC website at
Canada.ca/citizenship.
The original proof of Canadian citizenship you submit with the child's application will be returned to you. Additional information may be requested to confirm
your citizenship.
Canadian provincial or territorial certificate of birth
Only official birth documents issued by the vital statistics office in your province or territory of birth in Canada are accepted. Certain exceptions may apply.
Certain Canadian provinces and territories have other documents that may also be accepted as proof of Canadian citizenship. Visit
Canada.ca/passport
for
more information.
Certificate of Canadian citizenship
Commemorative certificates of citizenship are not accepted as proof of citizenship. If you require a certificate of Canadian citizenship for the child visit
the IRCC website at Canada.ca/citizenship.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
TTY in Canada
(for people who are Deaf or hard of hearing)
Website:
Toll-free in Canada:
Canada.ca/citizenship
1-888-242-2100
1-888-576-8502,
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