ePassport’s Coming July 1st:

November 28, 2021
You may have heard that Passport Canada will begin offering a new 5- or 10-year electronic Passport (ePassport), beginning July 1st, 2013.

The new ePassport will have an electronic chip embedded in the back cover, which stores the same information that is contained on page 2 of the standard passport (except for the holders signature) and a country-specific digital security feature that proves the passport was issued by the Government of Canada.

If you would like more information on the ePassport, please visit - www.passport.gc.ca/eppt/