Consent form - A prefilled consent form will be emailed to you after you complete the order form
A properly filled in consent form will ensure timely processing of your order! Print and hand sign directly on the printed form. Each individual 16 years of age or older must sign on their own and the signature must be consistent with the official signature on the passport.
Only the below approved e-Sign process is accepted if the recommended method of printing and hand signing is not possible. When using e-Sign typing name, initials or uploading an image of a signature is not accepted. No one other than the applicant should e-Sign the form and the signature must be consistent with the official signature on the passport.
Whether you hand sign or e-Sign keep in mind the following - Each individual 16 years of age or older must sign on their own. Both parents should sign on behalf of children under 16. All dates on the consent form must be in yyyy-mm-dd format.
2016 version. Valid for 1 time use within 30 days from date of signature. 2 individuals per form. View instructions
IRCC Latest version
2018 version. Valid for multiple use within 1 year from date of signature. 4 individuals per form.
Valid for multiple use within 1 year from date of signature. 4 individuals per form. Can also be used at IRCC, learn more.
A piece of photo ID that includes your signature, e.g. passport biographical pages (i.e. photo & signature pages) is also required. Providing a photo ID of all applicants will assist the government institution in processing your request; it can be submitted along with the consent form.
Secure online submission. Upload from your computer, Dropbox, Google Drive, Box and more. Upload in PDF or Image format.
If signed and dated consent from all adult individuals is not provided, then it is possible that your request will be delayed or alternatively information related to missing consent will not be disclosed.
If the principal applicant is under the age of 16, signatures from both parents are required on the same consent form and if applicable a recent Canadian court document showing custody agreement will be required.
It's recommended that consent is provided for other adult individuals (16 years old and over) e.g. adult dependent or sponsor whose names are mentioned in the visa application.
If the consent form for all individuals is not provided then the government institution will sever information related to the missing consent form.
About the New IRCC Consent Form
Using the new form is not mandatory and its provided here for your convenience should you wish to use the new form. Please note that previous versions of the consent form are still valid and perfectly good to use.
About the CBSA Consent Form
- CBSA Notes from CBSA
- CAIPS/GCMS Notes from CBSA or IRCC
- Entire File from CBSA or IRCC