Ontario Enhanced Driver's Licence Applicant's Guide
To apply for an EDL you must complete the Citizenship Questionnaire for an Ontario Enhanced Driver’s Licence and
provide a document from the list below as evidence that you are a Canadian citizen. This questionnaire will assist in
determining if your documentary evidence of citizenship is satisfactory to obtain an EDL or if you need to obtain a new
document before you apply for an EDL.
Write your surname/last name, given name(s) and your date of birth as shown on the document you will present as
evidence of citizenship on the Citizenship Questionnaire.
List any other names that you are currently using or that you have used in the past including nicknames. Also include
any other names that appear on any of your personal identification.
Review the list of acceptable documents. Check the box corresponding to the document that you will present at your
interview and write in the spaces provided:
Read the description for each question carefully to determine which questions you must answer.
Read section 5. You will be asked to sign and date the questionnaire when you apply in person at the ServiceOntario
You must present one of the following (original) documents when you apply for an EDL:
Your completed questionnaire and your documentary evidence of citizenship support your declaration that you are a
Canadian citizen at the time you apply for an EDL.
See table 1 on page 3 for a list of acceptable documents. You must present one (original) document when you apply
for an EDL.
To apply for a Citizenship Certificate, you must complete an Application for a Citizenship Certificate and pay the
applicable fees. You can download and print the application from the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC)
website at www.cic.gc.ca or call the CIC Call Centre at 1 888 242-2100 to have an application mailed to you. For
more information about Canadian citizenship please visit the CIC website.
For example, if you indicated that you became a citizen of another
country (naturalized) in 1945, you must present a document from
the list above that was issued after 1945.
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