/R E P E A T -- The Mobile Passport Unit of Passport Canada in Iqaluit/



    GATINEAU, QC, July 24 /CNW Telbec/ - Passport Canada officials are
arriving in Nunavut next week with the Mobile Passport Unit. They will be in
Iqaluit on July 30 to review passport applications and accept completed
passport applications.

    
              Date:       July 30, 2008

              Location:   Frobisher Inn
                          Iqaluit, Nunavut

              Time:       12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    The only acceptable methods of fee payment at these clinics will be:
certified cheque, money order (postal or bank) made payable to the "Receiver
General of Canada", VISA, MasterCard and American Express. Payment by cash or
debit will NOT be accepted.
    Passport Canada recently launched two new initiatives:

    - A Simplified Passport Renewal Process, which allows Canadians who
      currently hold a valid passport and meet eligibility criteria to renew
      their passport without submitting proof of citizenship or a guarantor
      declaration.
    - A New Guarantor Policy, which allows most Canadian adult passport
      holders to act as guarantors for first-time applicants.
    

    For more information on these initiatives, please visit Passport Canada's
website at www.passportcanada.gc.ca.
    Passport application forms can be obtained at any Passport Canada office,
Service Canada Centre or Canada Post office. The form can also be downloaded
from Passport Canada's website.




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