Download Child Travel Document Application Form for stateless and protected persons in Canada (under 16 years of age) below.
INSTRUCTIONS For Child Travel Document Application for stateless and protected persons in Canada
Forms are regularly updated. Applicants are encouraged to use the interactive form available online at passportcanada.gc.ca.
Entitlement to a Canadian Travel Document
Important Notice—We recommend that you not finalize your travel plans until you receive the requested travel document.
Travel document (United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, 1951 and its Protocol of 1967): issued to persons in Canada with protected person status, including Convention refugees and persons in need of protection.
Certificate of identity: issued to permanent residents of Canada who are not yet Canadian citizens, who are stateless, or who are unable to obtain a national passport.
Some countries may not accept the certificate of identity as a valid travel document. You should check with the consulate or embassy of the country the child will be visiting before applying for a certificate of identity.
Travel documents and certificates of identity are not valid for travel to the bearer’s country of citizenship.
Persons 16 years of age or over must use form PPTC 190, Adult Travel Document Application.
Eligibility for either a travel document or a certificate of identity can only be determined after all required information has been submitted and reviewed. These documents are issued only in Gatineau, Quebec.
If the child is issued a Canadian travel document and the child later obtains a travel document or a passport issued by the child’s country of citizenship, you must return the Canadian travel document issued in the name of the child to the Passport Canada Program—Citizenship and Immigration Canada.