Language selection


Help Centre what do you need help with?

Will my child automatically have the right to a Canadian passport once they get citizenship?

Yes. As a Canadian citizen, your child can apply for a Canadian passport right after getting citizenship. To do so, they’ll need a citizenship certificate. However, if you cannot wait for the citizenship certificate to be issued to your adopted child, you may apply for a passport without one. With your consent, we’ll send confirmation of your child’s grant of citizenship to the Canadian government office outside Canada that will issue the passport.

Did you find what you were looking for?

What was wrong?

You will not receive a reply. Telephone numbers and email addresses will be removed.
Maximum 300 characters

Thank you for your feedback

Answers others found useful

How to video

Form and guide

Glossary term

Date modified: