System Navigation

There are several links located along the top and bottom of the Home page.

  1. Home – Brings you back to the Parks Canada Passes and Permits home page at any time throughout the order process.
  2. Quick Links – Displays a menu of link options to assist you and provide information points.
  3. Parks Canada – Directs you to the Parks Canada Home Page.
  4. FAQ – Displays Frequently Asked Questions to help provide information about the Parks Canada Products.
  5. Reservation Service – Brings you to the Parks Canada Campground Reservation Service where you can make a camping reservation at participating Parks Canada locations.
  6. Official Merchandise – Brings you to the Parks Canada Shop where you can purchase Parks Canada official merchandise.
  7. Plan Your Visit – Brings you to a Parks Canada page where you can explore your travel options through Parks Canada.
  8. Fees – Brings you to a Parks Canada page with a current list of fees for park locations.
  9. – Brings you to the Government of Canada website. http://
  10. Services – Brings you to the Service Canada website.
  11. Departments – Brings you to a Government of Canada site with all departments and agencies.
  12. Language – English/French switch that will allow you to choose the language you wish to view the site in.
  • Language – Select your preferred language on the top right hand side of the Home page
  • Quick Search – A Search field is available to assist in easily locating products.
  • Mini Shopping Cart Icon – Mini Shopping Cart dialog appears when adding items to the cart. Also, when clicked on, the Mini Shopping Cart shows the last 4 items added to the cart. It will close with another click on the Mini Shopping Cart Icon or on the dialog's Close "X" link. The Mini Shopping Cart dialog includes a "Proceed to Checkout" button linked to the Shopping Cart page.
Order Process
  1. From the Home page, select a category from the menu bar:
    Free 2017 Discovery Pass
  2. Select the product that you would like to order from this category. The product information will be displayed.
  3. Depending on the product you have selected, you may have product options from a drop-down menu (i.e. version, language, etc). Select the appropriate choices from the options that you may be provided with.
  4. Enter the quantity that you would like to order
  5. Click "Add to Cart", the mini shopping cart will appear. Click "Proceed to Checkout" to finalize your order.

The shopping cart page features important information regarding all of the products you have selected to order:

  • Product – Lists the name of the product and its number
  • Availability – Indicates if the product is available
  • QTY – Displays the number that you have ordered
  • Each – Displays the price of each item
  • Total – Displays the total per item
  • Promotional Code – Enter a promotional code here if applicable and then click "Apply".

You can remove items, or adjust your order quantities, from this page. Click "Continue Checkout" button to proceed with the order.


Enter all information carefully into each field. Please select the check box under Shipping Address to apply the same information entered to the billing information. This should also be done if billing information is not applicable for your order.


This page will allow you to review the selected shipping address and select the shipping method if applicable.

Select Shipping Method from drop down of available options:

  1. If ordering your Free 2017 Discovery Pass please select "First-Class Shipping – Included", no charges will be applied to your order.
  2. Click "Next" to go to "Order Summary Page"

The Order Summary page lists the relevant information for your order and gives the final review before the order is submitted.

After reviewing the order details please indicate if you would like to sign up to receive additional information about Parks Canada (upcoming experiences, activities, etc) by clicking the check box.

Before completing your order please read the Terms of Use and click the box to agree. Click "Order".


The Order Confirmation page displays the items that you have ordered, the total cost if applicable, and provides you with an order number. We recommend that you print this page for your records as it acts as your official receipt if a payment was required for your order.

On the top right-hand side of this page you may also choose to Continue Shopping.


Please note that the Parks Canada Passes and Permits system has been designed to process orders immediately after they are received. As such, as soon as your order is placed and you select "Order", you are responsible for the items ordered and any charges associated with the order if applicable.