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Coming soon—we’re moving to Canada.ca

We’re almost ready to launch the new passport section on Canada.ca. This change will make it easier to find the passport information you need.

Question

What are the advantages of having a bar code on the application form?

Answer

The bar code allows Passport Canada to accelerate data entry and helps to reduce the number of errors. It is a digital version of the personal information you enter in section 1 of the passport application.