Canadian Passport Order
9. The Passport Office may refuse to issue a passport to an applicant who
(a) fails to provide the Passport Office with a duly completed application for a passport or with the information and material that is required or requested
(i) in the application for a passport, or
(ii) pursuant to section 8;
(b) stands charged in Canada with the commission of an indictable offence;
(c) stands charged outside Canada with the commission of any offence that would, if committed in Canada, constitute an indictable offence;
(d) is serving a term of imprisonment or is forbidden to leave Canada by
(i) the terms and conditions of any parole or mandatory supervision imposed under or by virtue of Part II of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act,
(ii) the conditions of a probation order made under the Criminal Code, or
(iii) the conditions of the grant of a temporary absence without escort from a prison or penitentiary;
(e) has been convicted of an offence under section 58 of the Criminal Code;
(f) is indebted to the Crown for expenses related to repatriation to Canada or for other consular financial assistance provided abroad at his request by the Government of Canada; or
(g) has been issued a passport that has not expired and has not been revoked.
- SI/2001-121, s. 5.
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