The Canadian passport continues to be one of the most powerful in the world. … According to Passport Index, a global survey that ranks how powerful passports are from each country in the world, Canada has maintained its ranking as the fourth most powerful passport.
Singapore and Japan’s passports have topped the rankings thanks to both documents offering access to 190 countries each. South Korea rubs shoulders with Finland and Germany in second place, with citizens of all three countries able to access 188 jurisdictions around the world without a prior visa.
Proof of Canadian citizenship (original only)
a document to support your identity.
two identical passport photos that show, on the back
any valid Canadian travel document issued in your name (this would be your most recent passport, if you have one)
Your guarantor can be a family member or anyone living at your address, as long as they meet the guarantor requirements: Requirements for a regular passport (blue) in Canada.
A child’s first passport must include information from both parents, making it potentially tricky for divorced couples. If only one parent is named on the birth certificate, or the child was adopted by a sole parent, then the application only needs to have one signature
Once a passport has expired, you cannot use it. For your own convenience, please ensure your current passport is valid before you book your tickets for travel. Note that some countries require at least six months validity on a passport.