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31 January 2023

Passport Processing Returned To Pre-Pandemic Timeline

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The government of Canada announced that the processing of passport applications has returned to the pre-pandemic timeline. The average timeline for passport applications delivered...
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Key Points

  • The Canadian government has announced that passport application processing has returned to pre-pandemic timelines

Overview

The government of Canada announced that the processing of passport applications has returned to the pre-pandemic timeline. The average timeline for passport applications delivered in-person at a passport application center is estimated at ten days, and 20 days for applications submitted via mail. According to the government announcement, 98% of backlogged applications have been resolved.

What are the Changes?

The Canadian government has announced that passport application processing has returned to pre-pandemic timelines. The average processing time is ten days for in-person submissions and 20 days for mailed submissions. 98% of the backlog has been resolved.

Looking Ahead

The government is preparing to process renewal applications for the first group of 10-year passports issued in 2013. Continue to check the government of Canada's website and Envoy's website for the latest updates and information.

Originally published 27 January, 2023

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