Each individual interested in applying for a Marine Transportation Security Clearance (MTSC) requires a valid Port Pass ahead of time. According to section 503, MTSC applies to all those that:
A Marine Transportation Security Clearance (MTSC) is required for every person where section 503 of the Marine Transportation Security Clearance Regulations applies. The applicant must have a valid Port Pass before applying for the MTSC.
Since July 1, 2016, Transport Canada requires all applicants to complete the MTSC Application Form online at http://www.tc.gc.ca/tsc.
Following the completion and online submission of the application, please print and bring the application and required documents to the Port Pass/MTSC Office where they will sign off on the forms and conduct fingerprints to be submitted to Transport Canada.
For Port Passes issued by the Chamber of Shipping, follow these next steps: