What do I get?

Free admission to museums, art galleries, science centres, national parks, marine conservation areas, historic sites, and more. As a CAP member, you also receive discounts on travel and free tickets for events and performances*.

*in select major cities

When does my CAP expire?

One year from the date on your citizenship certificate. You can register for CAP at any time during your first year of citizenship.

How much does it cost?

CAP is a free program created by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship and our cultural partners.


You are eligible for CAP
if all of the below
are true:

1. You are a Canadian citizen;

2. It has been less than 1 year since your citizenship ceremony;

3. You are 18 years of age or older.

Step 1:

Register for the
Cultural Access Pass

Step 2:

Pick Up Your Pass

Already registered? Get your pass at a CAP Pickup Location near you. Simply enter your city/town and click “Search.”

Pick Up Your Pass

Provincial Parks Partners

Free day-use privileges at all of Alberta’s provincial parks, plus other offers including free daily ski passes to Canmore Nordic Centre, and free camping and bus tours. Learn more about this offer.

Get a free Explorer Pass with your CAP, giving you free vehicle entry to Manitoba’s provincial parks. Explorer Passes are valid for one year beginning on May 1 and ending on April 30 of the following year. Get your Explorer Pass (scroll down the Manitoba Parks page to see offer).

Present your valid Cultural Access Pass to receive free day-use privileges at Ontario provincial parks. This offer is good for passenger vehicles carrying a capacity of no more than 14 people. Learn more.

Present your valid Cultural Access Pass for free day-use privileges at all of Saskatchewan’s provincial parks. Learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I pick up my Cultural Access Pass?

Your Cultural Access Pass can be printed and picked up at any of the designated CAP Pickup Locations across the country. CAP Pickup Locations are listed here.

Where can I use my Cultural Access Pass?

You can use your pass at any of the 1400 CAP attractions as many times as you like during your membership. The CAP Attractions Directory is the only place where you can see the full list of places to visit for free as a CAP member. You can also use your pass for travel discounts and national park entry. See ongoing offers.

Can my child sign up for CAP?

No. Children 17 years and younger cannot apply for their own Cultural Access Pass, but your children can accompany you to CAP attractions if you are a CAP member. Each CAP member can bring up to four children 17 years of age or younger when they participate in CAP.

I lost my confirmation number – what do I do?

Please check your email inbox and junk mail folders for your confirmation number. Do not attempt to re-register for the program (the registration system will not accept a duplicate registration). If you are unable to find your confirmation number, email us at cap@icc-icc.ca

Contact CAP

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Contact the CAP support line: 1-888-359-6998

Or email us: cap@icc-icc.ca


CAP Attraction Login

Presenting Sponsor

Cultural Access Pass Partners