If you want to travel and cannot get an American passport, you can get a Canadian passport. I know when i first came I really wasn’t sure if i could get one..lol. Well, I went down to apply and i got it! The rule is that you have to be Canadian and you are!
Passport Canada website
Office In Winnipeg Manitoba Passport Canada
433 Main Street
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
As of April 26, 2011
Options for submitting
a completed application Processing times
(not including postal delivery times)
(at a Passport Canada counter)
10 business days
By mail 20 business days
Through a receiving agent
(Service Canada or Canada Post)
20 business days
If you plan to travel within the next 20 business days, please submit your application at a Passport Canada office.
Your passport will be sent to you by mail. If you wish to pick up your passport at a Passport Canada office instead of having it mailed to you, you must submit your completed passport application in person at a Passport Canada office.* In addition to the regular passport fee, the following fees will apply.
Pick-up services Additional fees Processing times
Urgent pick-up $70 24 hours
Express pick-up $30 2-9 business days
Pick-up $10 10 business days
For urgent and express pick-up, you may be required to provide proof of travel. Passport Canada will take appropriate action on a case-by-case basis.
Our processing times are updated on a regular basis. Check this page for updates. Postal delivery time is not included in processing times. Processing times may change depending on the volume of applications received and are not guaranteed. Complexity of routine verifications and security checks may lead to longer processing times.
* Please note the following restrictions:
Urgent service is not available at the following locations: Receiving Agents at participating Canada Post outlets and Service Canada Centres; the Pointe-Claire Passport Canada office; the Whitby Passport Canada office; the Brampton Passport Canada office; the Calgary South Passport Canada office; the Kelowna Passport Canada office and the Richmond Passport Canada office.
Express service is not available at the following locations: Receiving Agents at participating Canada Post outlets and Service Canada Centres; and the Pointe-Claire Passport Canada office. You may apply for express service at the Passport Canada offices in Whitby, Brampton, Calgary South and Richmond