Passport and Other Travel Document Services Fees Regulations

Version of section 6 from 2013-07-01 to 2014-12-11:


Marginal note:Adjustment factors — subparagraph 1(b)(i) of schedule

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (4), the fee set out in subparagraph 1(b)(i) of the schedule is to be adjusted in accordance with this section in respect of each fiscal year to take into account

    • (a) any variation in the external cost incurred by Passport Canada to send passports outside Canada by mail or courier; and

    • (b) any variation in the amounts incurred by Passport Canada for the delivery of the passport program outside Canada.

  • Marginal note:Adjustment calculation

    (2) Subject to subsections (3) and (4), the amount of the adjustment in respect of a given fiscal year is calculated during the preceding fiscal year and is the positive or negative amount, as the case may be, determined by the formula

    [(A/B - C/D) x B/E] + [(F/G - H/I) x G/E] + J

    where

    A
    is the total external cost incurred by Passport Canada to send passports by mail or courier outside Canada in the reference year, in constant dollars;
    B
    is the total number of passports sent by Passport Canada by mail or courier outside Canada in the reference year;
    C
    is the total external cost incurred by Passport Canada to send passports by mail or courier outside Canada in the fiscal year preceding the reference year, in constant dollars;
    D
    is the total number of passports sent by Passport Canada by mail or courier outside Canada in the fiscal year preceding the reference year;
    E
    is the total number of passports issued or sent by Passport Canada outside Canada in the reference year;
    F
    is the total external cost incurred by Passport Canada for the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade to deliver the passport program outside Canada in the reference year, in constant dollars;
    G
    is the total number of passports issued by Passport Canada outside Canada in the reference year as a result of passport applications received by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade;
    H
    is the total external cost incurred by Passport Canada for the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade to deliver the passport program outside Canada in the fiscal year preceding the reference year, in constant dollars;
    I
    is the total number of passports issued by Passport Canada outside Canada in the fiscal year preceding the reference year as a result of passport applications received by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade; and
    J
    is the total amount of all adjustments that would have been made since the base year, but for the application of subsection (4).
  • Marginal note:Rounding up

    (3) If an adjustment calculation results in a fraction of a dollar, the adjustment is to be rounded up to the nearest dollar.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (4) There is to be no fee adjustment in respect of a given fiscal year if the adjustment calculation for that year, prior to rounding up, results in an amount greater than -$3 but less than $3.

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