What you need to know about the passport renewal process
Posted On July 14, 2021
Passport renewal is a long and complicated process that takes a long time to complete.
You will need to apply for a passport online, visit your passport office in person, and pay for a renewal.
There are two types of passport renewal: Express Passports and Pre-Renewal Passports.
Express Passports are issued for people living in Canada on permanent resident status.
You may also apply for an Express Passport if you’re not eligible to travel to Canada, have a disability, or are visiting Canada for a business trip.
The Express Passes can be used on any business or leisure trip that takes place within Canada, including to and from your home country.
Express Passengers who do not meet the Express Pass requirements may apply for Pre-Re-Renegade Passports that will require a travel insurance policy to cover a loss of passport.
If you have a Disability Residence, you must apply for your passport online through the Canadian Disability Services website.
If you have an Intellectual Disability, you may also obtain a pre-Renevacate certificate that will be issued on your passport.
You must pay a fee to renew your passport, but you may be able to get a refund.
The refund will be the same as if you had not applied for a visa, and it will be mailed to you.
If your passport expires before you can renew, you will need the required documentation from your travel insurer.
You can check your travel insurance company online.
You cannot cancel your passport without the necessary documentation.
If the insurance company is not listed on your travel information system, you can call the toll-free number for assistance.
You also must apply in person at a Canadian passport office or at a customs office.
You have the right to request that the document be mailed back to you, but this is not always possible.
You are not required to submit your passport renewal application in person if it is mailed to the Canadian consulate.
The Pre-Refresh Passports will require you to submit a letter of intent with your passport before you’ll be able use it.
This is an online form that you can complete and mail to your Canadian passport bureau.
You need to be 18 years of age or older to use it, but it is not required.
The letter of intention must be signed by both you and your passport bureau, or you may have to provide your birth certificate to be able see it.
You’ll need to provide a copy of your passport for the application to be accepted.
You may also have to pay a $10 fee at the border to enter Canada to renew a Pre-Resident Passport.
If that fee is waived, you won’t be able get a Pre Re-Reserve Passport to use for travel to or from Canada.
You must present the renewal certificate at the Canadian passport center to have your passport renewed.
This form will show you the renewal fee, a copy and a receipt, and the required documents.
The Post-Renounce Passport will need a letter from your employer to confirm your employment status and the number of days remaining on your current visa.
This may be an application form that has been filled out by the employer or by an official from your job.
You don’t have to submit this form if you don’t work, or if you work in Canada for less than a year.
The application must be received by the Canadian visa office within three business days.
You can apply online for your Post-Residential Passport online.
If an application is not accepted, you’ll need a copy or a receipt for the passport.
If it is accepted, your passport will be sent to your employer and your application will be approved.
You need to submit the required information, including:Your current address or postal codeA photocopy of your work permitYou are 18 years or older.
A photocopied copy of a valid photo identification cardYour passport number, or your current passport numberIf you are applying for a Pre Renegade passport, you need a photocopy or a copy to show your employer.
If this is a temporary change of status or you have been approved to stay in Canada, the photocopy will be provided to you with the application.
Your employer must provide you with a photocopier so you can keep a copy.
Your current passport photo will be included on your application.
The number of passport days you need for your renewal application is indicated on your renewal notice.
You should keep a photocost of the letter of acceptance you sent to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) if you want it on file.
If your application is accepted and your renewal is approved, you should receive a letter that will include the information from your passport service and the new passport number.
You do not need to receive the new document to apply again.
You will receive a renewal notification when your renewal time has expired.
You then have three months to apply.
You won’t receive your passport until after you’ve received your