Frequently Asked Questions

Toronto Pearson lost and found

The Toronto Pearson Lost & Found office is located at Terminal 1, Ground level between doors R and S. Hours of Operation are 0900-1900, 7 days a week.  Due to extremely high volume of inquiries we strongly recommend you visit the Lost and Found office , for faster service. Otherwise, please fill out the form by clicking here.   Item are securely stored in the Lost and Found office for 30 days from the date the item is turned into us. Please note that the Toronto Pearson Lost & Found Office will not be able to assist passengers who have lost passports, Nexus cards, items on airplanes (including lost luggage) or on the UP Express train.


For those passengers who have lost the following items:

  • Passport: ALL lost passports found at the airport are turned into the Canada Border Service Agency, please contact them at their dedicated number at Toronto Pearson 905-676-5380
  • Nexus Cards: ALL lost Nexus cards found at the airport are turned into the Nexus office, please contact them directly at 905-676-3477

If you have lost an item:

Lost or Damaged Baggage

At Toronto Pearson all baggage handling functions are carried out by your airline. Should you need assistance in locating checked baggage that did not arrive on your flight, or to report damaged baggage, you are advised to contact your airline directly. For a list of all airlines that operate at Toronto Pearson, and their contact information, you may find this information on our website at the following link:

Wheelchair and Mobility Assistance

Mobility assistance is available to all passengers at Toronto Pearson. This service is provided by your airline. In order to arrange for assistance during your time at Toronto Pearson please contact your travel agent or airline directly prior to your travel date. For a list of all airlines that operate at Toronto Pearson, and their contact information, you may find this information on our website at the following link:

Should you need assistance from the departures curb or parking garage to your airline’s check-in counters please contact our Airport Information Centre with your airline and flight number and they will transfer you through to the correct team for assistance. They are available 24 hours at 416-AIRPORT (416-247-7678) or toll free at 1-866-207-1690. If you are at the airport and need assistance please pick up an Information Phone to speak with a representative.

Carry-On Baggage: Guidelines/Restrictions

Security screening services are provided by the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA). For restrictions regarding items you are permitted to take in your checked and carry-on luggage, please refer to the CATSA website: What Can I Bring?.

If you require further clarification or guidance on items that may or may not be carried in your carry-on or checked luggage bag please contact CATSA directly. Their toll-free number is 1-888-294-2202 or you may reach them through this link: CATSA.GC.CA

Visitor Tax Refund

If you are a non-resident visitor to Canada, you cannot claim a rebate of the goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) that you paid for all purchases made in Canada. You may however qualify for a rebate for the GST/HST paid on short term accommodation in Canada included in an eligible tour package through the Foreign Convention and Tour Incentive Program (FCTIP). As this program is administered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) travellers will need to contact them directly for further information. Details on this program may be found here:

US Customs and Border Protection

Flights departing to the United States will clear U.S. Customs andBorder Protection in Toronto. This means you arrive in the United States as adomestic passenger. The hours of operation for pre-clearance in both terminalsare 0330-2100 daily. Should you have any questions related to travel into theUnited States (i.e. documentation/visa requirements, plant/animal or foodrestrictions) you may reach their Info Centre at 1-202-325-8000 or through thefollowing link: