Canada. Passport Canada

Site: Hamilton

Service: Passport Services

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Record #: BTN4081 Last Full Update: 14 Oct 2014
Memos and Bulletins
Public CommentsFor Burlington, this is the nearest full-service passport office * for other locations in Halton see here * applications may also be submitted by mail (processing time 20 business days) 
Passport Canada (but not Hamilton office) 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 who are unable to obtain a national passport for a valid reason  
International travel information: 
* Canada Border Services Agency (information on customs, documentation requirements for entry into Canada and for Canadians travelling to the United States) 
* Country travel advice and advisories from Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade 
* Bon Voyage, But...Essential information for Canadian Travellers from Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, 1-800-267-6788 
* Embassies and Consulates 
Contact Information
Toll Free PhoneMon-Fri 7:30 am-8 pm (ET) * Canada and US 1-800-567-6868 * Outside Canada and US 1-819-997-8338
TDD PhoneMon-Fri 7:30 am-8 pm (ET) 1-866-255-7655
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Agency Information
Agency DescriptionA Government of Canada passport office, serving the Hamilton area.
Legal Status(40) Federal Government
FundingFederal - Financed entirely from fees charged for passports and other travel documents
Service Information
DescriptionA Government of Canada passport office * Hamilton office is open for walk-in service  
Passport Canada is responsible for issuing, refusing to issue, revoking, withholding, recovering, and providing instructions on the use of Canadian passports. 
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)  
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 
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
IntersectionBay St N and King St W
Mailing Addressc/o Passport Canada 
Gatineau, QC K1A 0G3
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesPassports