Service: Passport Services
|Record #: BTN4081||Last Full Update: 14 Oct 2014|
|Memos and Bulletins|
|Public Comments||For Burlington, this is the nearest full-service passport office
* for other locations in Halton see separate record here
* applications may also be submitted by mail (processing time 20 business days), for more information see here
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 * for more information see here.
International travel information:
* Canada Border Services Agency (information on customs, documentation requirements for entry into Canada and for Canadians travelling to the United States), for more information see separate record here
* Country travel advice and advisories from Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, see here
* Bon Voyage, But...Essential information for Canadian Travellers, document from Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, 1-800-267-6788 and online
* Embassies and Consulates, see separate record here
|Toll Free Phone||Mon-Fri 7:30 am-8 pm (ET) * Canada and US 1-800-567-6868 * Outside Canada and US 1-819-997-8338|
|TTY Phone||Mon-Fri 7:30 am-8 pm (ET) 1-866-255-7655|
|Social Media||Facebook, RSS, Twitter, YouTube|
|Description (Agency)||A Government of Canada passport office, serving the Hamilton area.|
|Legal Status||(40) Federal Government|
|Funding||Federal - Financed entirely from fees charged for passports and other travel documents|
|Description (Service)||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:
* available online, see here (use tabs to select correct form for different types of applicants)
* also available at Service Canada offices, Passport Canada offices and Canada Post outlets)
* most can be completed on computer and then printed (this does not submit the 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: see here
* allows eligible Canadians to renew passports without resubmitting proof of Canadian citizenship, supplementary identification or guarantor information
* note there are different tabs on the website to select the forms for different categories of applicants
Processing times and urgent/express service: see here.
Passport photo requirements: see here.
Fees: see here (use tabs to select correct fees for different categories of applicants).
|Hours||Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Telephone service Mon-Fri 7:30 am-8 pm
|Dates||All Year except statutory holidays|
|Areas Served||Hamilton (City of)|
|Application||Forms 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)|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Located In Community||Hamilton (City of)|
|Address & Map||
Standard Life Building
120 King St W, Plaza Level
Hamilton, ON L8P 4V2
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|Intersection||Bay St N and King St W|
|Mailing Address||c/o Passport Canada
Gatineau, QC K1A 0G3
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