Protect yourself from fraud:
• No third-party person or group can speed up the processing of your passport application.
• Only Passport service locations are authorized to collect passport processing fees.
• Passport Canada will never ask you to disclose the card security code on the back of your credit card when paying the passport fee.
• Passport application forms are available free of charge.
You may contact Passport Canada free of charge if you have any questions about your passport application.
For more information, visit: http://passport.gc.ca/protection/3.aspx?lang=eng.
You may renew your Canadian passport using the simplified renewal process if your passport:
•is still valid or expired for no more than one year;
•is in the same name as your current application;
•was issued with 5-year or 10-year validity;
•is not damaged;
•was never reported lost or stolen; and
•you were at least 16 years old at the time of your previous application.
For more information, visit: http://passport.gc.ca/info/index.aspx?lang=eng.