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Q&A Categories Archives: Travel Document FAQ
That is completely at the discretion of Saudi Arabia. Once the pandemic is more under control, contact the Saudi Embassy in Ottawa to see if you can travel there. You will likely need a visa.
Passport Canada decides whether to issue you the Certificate of Identity or the Refugee Travel Document. The application is the same, they issue whichever is applicable.
However, the point is moot currently as the office is closed until the pandemic is better under control.
It means there’s been a decision, whether positive or negative. It’s more likely positive than negative because, if it was negative, they would probably just mail back the passport with a refusal notification.
If you are a citizen of more than one country you can choose which passport to use to enter another country. It’s probably a good idea to use the same citizenship to enter that country in the future.
If you are a citizen of a country which automatically revokes citizenship when you become a citizen of a second country this could be a problem, however. Countries which have this policy have a hard time enforcing it so as long as your passport is still valid you should be okay.
If you don’t meet the residence requirement (2 years in Canada between October 2011 and October 2016) your status will likely be revoked due to the submission of the PRTD application.
Yes, you can apply in person at
Passport Office (Certificate of Identity Section)
Place du Centre, Commercial Level 2
200 Promenade du Portage
They should not apply for PRTDs. They do they will likely lose their status because IRCC will become aware that they do not meet the residence requirement.
However, they may be able to enter Canada by car with their Records of Landing. There is a risk that they could have their status revoked because of their attempt to enter, but if they are able to enter then they can stay until they meet (or exceed) the residence requirement.
If they don’t want to do that, they can renounce their status and you can sponsor them. (Though you can only sponsor your son if he is a dependent.)
If you have a Canadian travel document or certificate of identity it will say whether or not you can travel to your home country.
If you don’t yet have one, apply for one and when it is issued it will state any travel restrictions on it.
You should speak a lawyer.