Posts Tagged ‘Canada Passport Help’

Dual Citizen? You’ll Need Your Canadian Passport If You’re Coming In To Canada By Air

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

You’ll Need Your Passport If You’re Flying Into Canada As of November 10, 2016, dual citizens who hold Canadian citizenship will need to present their Canadian Passport at the time of entry into Canada, if travelling by air. This new rule was not well publicized and many dual citizens are now scrambling to obtain Canadian Passports […]

How The Canada Post Strike Affects Your Application Submission

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

As residents of the United States, you may have heard the the CUPW (Canadian Union of Postal Workers) has gone on strike with the Canada Post corporation. This means, if you have an existing application that was mailed via USPS prior to the strike start, your submission will have been delayed with a series of […]

Am I Required To Report A Lost, Damaged, or Stolen Canadian Passport?

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

The answer to this question is yes, you are. If for whatever reason your passport is stolen or lost, you are required to report it to Passport Canada directly. Canadian authorities will conduct an investigation into the circumstances of the lost or stolen passport. If you find a passport, including your own passport that you […]

The Changing Face Of The Canadian Passport: E-Passport

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

2012’s unveiling of Canada’s new biometric passport standard, dubbed “E-Passport” by Canada’s Federal Government has been raising a variety of questions as Passport Canada guns to move towards the international standard that has already been adopted by many other countries. We’ve included some answers to some of the most recent questions we’ve received about this […]

Rush Canadian Passports for U.S. Residents

Monday, April 26th, 2010

A regular question we get asked by some clients is whether a rush 24 hour passport can be obtained. The short answer to this question is YES, however there are conditions. This is a difficult predicament to be in, and even though possible, we always recommend reviewing your passport’s validity and keeping on top of […]

The Canadian Biometric Passport

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

Dear Canada Passport Help – What is a Canadian Biometric Passport? This is hands down the most commonly asked question we receive from customers. The Canadian passport transition will be occurring in early 2011, and understandably for Canadians living as U.S. residents, it’s a changing standard that creates curiosity and even perhaps a bit of […]

50% of Canadians Living In The United States Are Getting Their Canadian Passports Rejected

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

…and the biggest single reason for this is photos. The biggest single significant change with respect to Canadian Passport photos occurred in 2003, when the ICAO introduced new photo specifications for travel documents (standard size, face-on, neutral expression, light-colored background), but meeting the standards perfectly and creating as much of a compliance as possible has […]

Loss or Denial of Canadian Passport

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

There has been a federal law in place for a while which enables the Canadian Federal Government to deny any Canadian citizen the issue of a new passport or the renewal of an existing passport if they are behind or in arrears on child support payments. This was recently unsuccessfully challenged by a Montreal man […]

Canadian Passport Required Upon Entry Into Mexico

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Effective March 1st, 2010, you will be required to present a valid Canadian passport upon entry into Mexico. If you’re planning on a vacation come the typical March break, you should begin the process now of getting your information in order if you require a passport or renewal. The Mexican government is expected to announce […]

Canadian Child Passport

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Canadian child passports are items that require a little more attention than a standard passport, especially with photos. We wanted to shed some light on the requirements involved with a child’s passport, it’s importance when traveling abroad, and a checklist we hope you find useful as you anticipate your international travel. As of June 2009 […]