Passports – Statutory Declaration in Lieu of Guarantor for Passport Applications in North York, Toronto, Scarborough, Etobicoke, Brampton, Mississaugua, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.
Documents in Support of Passport Applications
Do you need assistance with your application for passport in Canada? You must have an application, passport photo, and copies of required documents,signed by an eligible Guarantor, confirming your identity. If you have a qualified guarantor, then your guarantor should sign your passport application.
In case you do not have a qualified guarantor, a notary public, such as Notarizers can commission a Statutory Declaration in Lieu of Guarantor for you.
Requirements for a Guarantor according to the Government of Canada:
Guarantor requirements for passport applicants in Canada or the US:
- The guarantor must hold a five-year Canadian passport that is valid or has been expired for no more than one year, on the day you submit your application.
- In the case of a Passport Application in Canada, the guarantor should know you personally for at least two (2) years if you an an adult. In the case of a Passport Application for a Child, the guarantor should have known the parent or legal guardian personally for at least two (2) years and have knowledge of the child.
- The guarantor must be a Canadian citizen, 18 years of age or older.
- The guarantor should have been 16 years of age or older when he or she applied for his or her own passport.
Guarantor requirements for passport applicants outside Canada or the US:
- The guarantor should have known you personally for at least two (2) years or in the case of a child, the guarantor must have known the parent or legal guardian personally for at least two (2) years and have knowledge of the child.
- The guarantor should be living within the jurisdiction of the passport issuing office and be accessible for verification.
- The guarantor should be one of the following: Dentist, Judge, Practicing lawyer, Magistrate, Mayor, Medical doctor, Notary public, Police officer, or a Signing officer of a bank.
- The guarantor must be able to confirm your identity
Retired guarantors are not eligible unless the guarantor’s name still appears on the listing provided to Passport Canada by the relevant association. A relative may act as a guarantor for passport purposes provided he or she meets the specified requirements.
Statutory Declaration in Lieu of Guarantor
In case you do not know an eligible Guarantor, you must make a Statutory Declaration in Lieu of Guarantor.
A Statutory Declaration in Lieu of Guarantor is where the individual applying for the passport will swear or declare before, and have signed by, a person authorized by law to administer an oath or solemn affirmation, that the information in their application is authentic.
A notary public, such as Notarizers may administer the Statutory Declaration in Lieu of Guarantor, as well as certify the applicant’s photo and any supporting documentation. For the purpose of taking affidavits Notarizers need not know the applicant personally before taking the affidavit. All that is required is that the applicant will produce a piece of government issued photo identification.
If you are making a Statutory Declaration in Lieu of Guarantor, you must still comply with all other requirements when applying for a Passport. This includes the requirement to have your photos certified and to provide documents that support your identity. The individual administering the Statutory Declaration in Lieu of Guarantor will also certify your photos and, if applicable, certify your supporting documentation.
The Statutory Declaration in Lieu of Guarantor form (Form PPT 132) is not included in the standard passport application and must be obtained from the passport office directly.
Photographs: As the federal government requires that you have your photographs verified for your Canada passport application, a notary public or commissioner for taking affidavits may certify your photographs in case you do not have a guarantor.
Documents confirming identity: In order to support your identity, you are also required to submit certain documents which are either originals or certified copies. If you do not have a guarantor, a notary public and commissioner for taking affidavits may certify your copies.
Lost, Stolen or Damaged Canadian Passports
We can notarize the statutory declaration (PPTC 203 Form) that must be included in your application for a replacement passport.
New Passports: Statutory Declaration in Lieu of Guarantor
If you are applying for a new Canadian passport and do not have a guarantor, our commissioners and notaries public can certify your photographs, copies of supporting documents, and administer the Statutory Declaration in Lieu of Guarantor (PPTC132 Form) required for your passport application.
Do you need assistance with your Canadian passport applications? Book an appointment with Notarizers today for passport services. We can provide you with guaranteed, invaluable help.
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