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Canada. Passport Canada

Site: Hamilton

Service: Passport Services

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Record #: BTN4081 Last Full Update: 28 Nov 2013
Memos and Bulletins
Comments for the PublicFor Burlington, the closest passport service locations are: 
* this Passport Canada office in Hamilton (processing time 10 business days, accept all types of applications) 
* and the designated receiving agents in Oakville: Service Canada, 117 Cross Avenue, Unit 5B, Oakville and Canada Post, 146 Lakeshore Rd W, Oakville (processing time 20 business days, accept only certain types of applications, see details here) * no locations in Burlington are designated Receiving Agents 
* applications may also be submitted by mail (processing time 20 business days) 
To find service locations in other areas, see here 
International travel information 
All Canadians, including children, must present a valid passport or other approved secure document to enter the United States by air, water or land (see Canada Border Services Agency website) 
Travel reports and warnings (Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, 1-800-267-6788) 
Bon Voyage, But...Essential information for Canadian Travellers (Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, 1-800-267-6788) 
Embassies and Consular Representatives 
Contact Information
Toll Free PhoneCanada and US 1-800-567-6868 * Outside Canada and US 1-819-997-8338
TTY Phone1-866-255-7655
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Agency Information
Agency DescriptionA Government of Canada passport office, serving the Hamilton area.
Service Level(40) Federal Government
FundingFederal - Financed entirely from fees charged for passports and other travel documents
Service Information
Service DescriptionA Government of Canada passport office. * Hamilton office is open for walk-in service  
Passport Application Forms (also available at Service Canada and Passport Canada offices and at Canada Post outlets) * most can be completed on computer and then printed (note: completing the form online does not submit the passport application, it must still be mailed to Passport Canada, or taken in person to a Passport Canada office or participating Receiving Agent) * to renew an existing passport Simplified Renewal Application Process allows eligible Canadians to renew passports without resubmitting proof of Canadian citizenship, supplementary identification or guarantor information  
See website and application forms for documentation required for various types of passport applications  
Processing times and urgent/express service 
Passport photo requirements 
Fees (note: there are different fees for Canadians living in Canada and for those living outside Canada 
Passport Canada is responsible for issuing, refusing to issue, revoking, withholding, recovering, and providing instructions on the use of Canadian passports * provides guidance to missions issuing passports abroad and supervises all matters relating to Canadian travel documents 
Passport Canada also issues Travel Documents and Certificates of Identity for some non-Canadians living in Canada who are unable to obtain a national passport for a valid reason, including: Convention Refugees * Protected Persons * Stateless Persons * Permanent Residents for less than three years * see link for eligibility and how to apply * this service is not available at the Passport Canada Hamilton office
HoursOffice Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm  
Telephone service Mon-Fri 7:30 am-8 pm
DatesAll Year except statutory holidays
Areas ServedCanada
ApplicationForms are available at the passport office, postal outlets, Service Canada Centre or they can be printed off the website * completed forms can be mailed to the Gatineau address above, sent by courier to Passport Canada, 22 de Varennes St, Gatineau, QC, J8T 8R1, or taken to the Hamilton office in person (mailed in forms are not accepted at the Hamilton office)
LanguagesEnglish ; French
Site Information
Located In CommunityHamilton (City of)
Address & Map
Standard Life Building
120 King St W, Plaza Level
Hamilton, ON L8P 4V2
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Nearest Main IntersectionBay St N and King St W
Mailing Addressc/o Passport Canada 
Gatineau, QC K1A 0G3
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesPassports