About Us Re-Issue of Passport to children

Re-issue of passport for minor below 15 years of age 

Requirements :

  • Duly filled in application form-https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/. Kindly ensure to mention one Indian and one Canadian address in the Passport application form.


  •  One recent photographs (size 2inch X 2inch) with plain white background and the dress preferably in colours offering contrast with background for clarity. Please refer to Photo Specifications here.

  • Original passport of the applicant and photo copy of the first and last page.

  • A copy of proof of legal status in Canada ( PR card/study permit/work permit/visitor record)

  • A copy of Landing paper.

  • A copy of proof of address (copy of driving license of parent or any other government issued address proof).
  • Consent of both the parents is required. Therefore, both parents should sign the application (as consent for issuance of a passport for the child), (Annexure ‘D) and provide copies of their identification proof (self-attested/signed), e.g. passport and PR Card/Canadian visa should be attached. However, the cases of single parent’s would not be covered under this category, as they have to furnish 'No objection certificate' of the minor (Annexure ‘C’).

  • Passport will be issued with maximum 5 years validity to a minor child below 15 years of age. 

Processing Fee :

Issue of New Passport / Reissue of passport  to Minor below the age of 15 years having validity of 5 years :

C$ 67 (for a 36-page booklet)+ C$ 3 (Consular surcharge) + C$ 7.40 as BLS charges with tax.  

Processing Time :

The processing time for normal passport is 6-8 weeks but for Tatkal passport it is 5 business days (excluding transit time). If you need your passport on urgent basis you may apply for Tatkal passport by paying an additional Tatkal fees of $199 by way of bank draft/money order in favour of Consulate General of India.

Where to submit application:

Applications for passport services can be deposited at any of these Centres, depending on the convenience of the applicant. The addresses of these centres are given below:

1. Toronto BLS Centre-1448 Lawrence Avenue East, Unit 6A, Toronto, ON M4A 2V6, Canada.

Phone: +1-416 307 2237 ;Website: www.blsindia-canada.com

2. Brampton BLS Centre-20 Gillingham Drive, Unit 701,Brampton, ON L6X 5A5, Canada

Phone: +1-416 307 2237 ;Website: www.blsindia-canada.com

3. Winnipeg BLS Centre-1770 King Edward Street, Winnipeg, MB , R2R 0M5, Canada.

Phone: +1-204-285-3985, Website: www.blsindia-canada.com

The Consulate has not appointed or authorized any other agency or individual agent to render any passport service on behalf of Consulate other than M/S BLS International.

Please Note :

  • Applicant has to come in person.

  • The applicant must provide Passport, PR card/ Landing paper or any other related document in original for verification.

  • Children between the ages of 15 and 18 have the option for minor passport valid until he/she attain 18 years of age or full validity passport.

  • All copies of documents should be self attested (sign & date).

  • Additional documents may be needed for verification depending upon the documents submitted.