Children who travel outside of their country need a passport! It is the only document that can prove they are citizens. To travel to Canada children must have their own passport 🇨🇦 ️ .
When applying for a child’s passport in Canada certain requirements must be fulfilled 🇨🇦 ️. The child must be between the ages of 0-15 years old and an eligible Canadian citizen; if born outside Canada and not a citizen yet they will need to obtain a Temporary Resident Permit in order to acquire their passport 🇨🇦 🍁 ️ 🧒.
The first step in applying for a child’s passport is to fill out the application form ️. The form is available online at the Canadian government passport website, or can be picked up at a Canada Post outlet 🇨🇦 🍁 ️ 🆙. It is important to read the instructions carefully and answer all questions accurately .
Next the application form must be signed by both parents or legal guardians . If the child is over the age of 12 the child must also sign the form 🧒. The form must also be accompanied by two pieces of identification – one piece of original photo identification from each parent or guardian and two pieces of identification from the child 2️⃣ 1️⃣ 🧒. The identification must include a valid citizenship document, such as a birth certificate or a Certificate of Canadian Citizenship 🍁 ️.
Once the application form is complete it must be submitted with the required fees to a Passport Canada office or a Canada Post outlet 🇨🇦 🏢 ️. The fees must be paid with a certified cheque or money order made out to the Receiver General of Canada 🇨🇦 💰 ️. It is important to note that the passport application process can take up to 10 weeks so it is recommended to apply early 🆙.
When the application is approved a passport will be issued to the kid ️. This passport will be valid for 5 years or up until the kid reaches the age of 16 🆙. The passport will consist of the child’s photo name date of birth and address 📅. It is necessary to keep the passport in a safe place and to never leave it ignored ️.
It is also important to note that if the child’s passport is lost or stolen it must be reported immediately to the nearest Canadian embassy or consulate 🍁. A new passport will then need to be applied for ️ 🆕.
In conclusion obtaining a child’s passport in Canada is a fairly simple process that requires careful reading of the instructions truthful responses to all of the questions and submission of all necessary paperwork 🇨🇦 ️. Once the passport is issued it is crucial to store it safely and to always report a lost or stolen passport as soon as possible ️ 🔜. … .
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