We can usually act as Guarantors on passport applications. Please note that some passport applications (in particular, Canadian Passport Applications) require a guarantor (from a list of professionals, including Notaries) that knows the applicant personally for a certain period of time (i.e. 2 years for Canada). Of course, we cannot sign this form, unless we happen to know you.
Here's what to do:
1. If it's a Canadian Passport Application
Ask Passport Canada for a form called "Statutory Declaration In Lieu of Guarantor". This is is a form that we CAN notarize.
2. If it's a foreign Passport Application
We will need to strike out the wording related to personally knowing you. Most foreign passport offices accept this, however, the best way to be sure is to contact your passport office and ask.
Don't hesitate to contact us if you need further clarification. Our Mississauga Notary Public office can be reached at 905-366-4356. Our Toronto Notary Public office (located in North York) can be reached at 647-609-5944.