Media advisory - The Mobile Passport Unit of Passport Canada in Charlottetown

    CHARLOTTETOWN, July 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Passport Canada officials will be in
Charlottetown on July 8th and in Summerside on July 9th to review passport
applications and accept completed passport applications for processing.

    Date:        July 8th, 2008
    Location:    Rodd Royalty Inn & Suites
                 14 Capital Dr. (formerly Trans-Canada Highway)
                 Intersection of Highway 1 and 2
                 Charlottetown, Prince-Edward-Island
    Time:        12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Date:        July 9th 2008
    Location:    The Loyalist Country Inn
                 195 Harbour Drive
                 Summerside, Prince Edward Island
    Time:        12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    The only acceptable methods of fee payment for passports 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 on site.

    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
    - 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

    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.

For further information:

For further information: Media enquiries: 819-934-3837

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