For information regarding Federal Programs available for Status Indians, please visit:
Any Canadian citizen is eligible for a Canadian passport.The following outlines the steps required to obtain a passport for a Canadian living in Canada. Please refer to the main page of the Passport Canada web site if you are a Canadian living outside of Canada. To ensure your application is processed in a timely fashion, please be sure to submit all the necessary documents with your application.
To obtain a passport, you must:
Important: Please indicate the date of your travel (if known) in the “Date of Travel” field provided at the top of the application form. The issuing office will do its best to accommodate your needs.
The Social Insurance Number (SIN) is a nine-digit number used in the administration of various Canadian government programs. You will require a SIN to work in Canada or to receive government benefits.
The links listed below are related to the most common areas of enquiry in the area of Citizenship and Immigration. General information on the rules and procedures are available. Applications and forms are also available on-line. We can follow-up to find out the progress of an application through the process.
|Permanent Resident Cards|
Permanent Resident Cards are new and the currently the processing time is long. If you are not a citizen but a permanent resident, you will be required to have this card for travel outside of Canada, to ensure you can return. When sending your application marking your envelope with “urgent” may help.
As your Member of Parliament, Rob Clarke appreciates the opportunity to recognize special personal milestones such as anniversaries and birthdays with a special commemorative certificate.
Constituents may request these certificates by contacting one of our offices or by filling out the form below:
The Prime Minister recognizes anniversaries from 25+ and birthdays from 65+. To apply for greetings from the Prime Minister of Canada call (613) 941-6880 or visit the PM’s website for online application forms at: Greetings from the Prime Minister.
You may also request a congratulatory message from the Governor General or the Queen. The Governor General recognizes wedding anniversaries of 50 years+ at 5-year intervals thereafter, and 90 years+ at 5-year intervals thereafter.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II sends messages to Canadians who are 100 years of age or older (in 1 year intervals thereafter) and couples who have been married for 60 years or more with 5 year intervals thereafter. For messages from the Queen, proof of birth date or anniversary is required in the form of a copy of birth certificate or marriage certificate.
Details and application information can be obtained at: Greetings from the Queen and Governor General