Canadian passport: what
it takes to get one.
If you are planning
to apply for a Canadian passport, you need to know
the application procedures and the time required to get a
passport in order to get it before your upcoming trip.
applications are usually processed in two weeks (this
excludes delivery delay), your applications sent via mail or
through a receiving agent (Canada Post or Services Canada)
may take up to ten weeks.
For applications sent through mail from the U.S. will require
about twelve weeks to process them. Sometimes, there may be a delay in getting
your passport due to the rapidly growing volume of passport applications
that the passport office receives each day.
It is obvious from the time frame mentioned above that you
wouldn’t want a further delay in getting your Canadian passport, which
you may badly require to go on a holiday or a business trip.
Use the checklist listed below to rule out the possibility of making common
errors that lead to delay in getting your Canadian passport: