You can submit most passport applications at a Service Canada Centre. However, certain complex applications need to be submitted at a passport office. Learn what passport applications you need to submit at a passport office (opens in a new tab) .
- In most cases, we recommend you book an appointment to make sure you get service that day.
- If the location is busy, we may prioritize walk-ins who need a passport within 48 hours. Check walk-in wait times before you go.
Wait times may be long at some passport offices
Avoid potential lines by applying in person at a Service Canada Centre or by mail. Your application will be processed within 20 business days, plus mail time.
Passport offices and Service Canada Centres are closed on statutory holidays.
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