Government of Canada expands passport services in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

YARMOUTH, NS, Feb. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada today announced the opening of passport receiving services within the Service Canada Centre in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, located at 13 Willow Street. This will allow for increased capacity and efficiency for the Government of Canada to provide passport services to clients in the Yarmouth area.

Passport receiving agents assist citizens with their standard passport application by reviewing it on site for completeness, verifying supporting documents, accepting payment and forwarding it on for processing.

The Government of Canada is committed to making passport services more convenient and accessible for Canadians. Service Canada is also expanding its service offering by providing passport services in eight other Service Canada Centres. 

Quick Facts

  • Service Canada is expanding passport receiving services to additional Service Canada Centres. New locations and opening dates include:
    • Sudbury and Kingston, OntarioFebruary 2, 2015
    • Stratford, OntarioFebruary 9, 2015
    • Yarmouth, Nova ScotiaFebruary 9, 2015
    • Brantford, OntarioFebruary 16, 2015
    • Rimouski, QuebecFebruary 16, 2015
    • Belleville, OntarioFebruary 23, 2015
    • Sarnia, OntarioMarch 2, 2015
  • This announcement reinforces our Government's commitment made in May 2013 to expand access to passport services (link to news release: Improving passport services for Canadians).

Associated Link

Find out at which Service Canada Centres you can apply for a passport


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