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Canadian Passport Order

Version of section 8.1 from 2006-06-28 to 2013-07-01:

  •  (1) Passport Canada may convert any information submitted by an applicant into a digital biometric format for the purpose of inserting that information into a passport or for other uses that fall within the mandate of Passport Canada.

  • (2) Passport Canada may convert an applicant’s photograph into a biometric template for the purpose of verifying the applicant’s identity, including nationality, and entitlement to obtain or remain in possession of a passport.

  • SI/2004-113, s. 4
  • SI/2006-95, s. 7

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