Apply for a transportation security clearance

From Transport Canada 

Every individual who requires access to the restricted areas of designated airports or marine ports across Canada must obtain a transportation security clearance.

What you need to know before you start

  1. The application may take 20 to 30 minutes to complete.
  2. This application must be completed in a single session. You cannot save it and complete it later.
  3. You will be required to print one or more pages. Please be sure to have a printer available.
  4. You must gather the following information before beginning the application:
    1. your identification:
      1. name changes
      2. birth place
      3. birth certificate
    2. your activities for the last five years:
      1. residential addresses
      2. education
      3. employers
      4. addresses and countries visited for a period exceeding 90 days
    3. information about current and previous spouses for the last five years (if applicable):
      1. address
      2. place of birth
      3. birth certificate
  5. How to apply

    Apply now

    You must provide:

    • valid photo identification issued by a government office
    • biographical information
    • a copy of your fingerprints
    • a photograph of yourself
    • five years of information that can be proven on your work, study, travel and residency history
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