Frequently Asked Questions

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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 1000 -1800, Monday to Friday. Items in our Lost and Found office are securely stored for 30 days from the date the item is turned into us. Please note that due to the extremely high volume of inquiries we strongly recommend you visit the Lost and Found office. Otherwise, please fill out a lost item report which can be found through the following link: File a Lost Report .

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. For Terminal 1 please call 905-676-3640 or for Terminal 3 please call 905-612-5416
  • 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, Delayed 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. 

Want to know more about baggage operations at Toronto Pearson, check out this page: Baggage handling at YYZ 

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

US Customs and Border Protection

For flights departing to the United States you will clear U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Toronto. This means you arrive in the United States as a domestic passenger. The hours of operation for pre-clearance are 0430-2030 daily. Should you have any questions related to travel into the United States (i.e. documentation/visa requirements, plant/animal or food restrictions) you may reach their Info Centre at 1-877-227-5511 (international callers dial 00 1-202-325-8000) or through the following link:

Taxi and Limo Information

Toronto Pearson has licensed taxi and limousine services that operate out of both Terminal 1 and 3. Authorized taxi and limousines have pick up locations at both terminals:

  • Terminal 1: Arrivals level, Limousines at Door C
  • Terminal 1: Arrivals level, Taxis at Door D
  • Terminal 3: Taxis and Limousines at Door F

For more information regarding the taxi and limousine service at Toronto Pearson, including fares and extra baggage*, please find more information at Taxis and Limousines.

*Extra baggage fee may be applied when contents will not fit into the trunk of a sedan vehicle. The surcharge is $15 and will be added to the taxi or limo rate for your destination.

For Pre-Arranged Taxis and Limousines, please proceed to the designed area and notify the Pre-Arranged Dispatcher that you are waiting.

  • Terminal 1: Arrivals level, Door A
  • Terminal 3: Arrivals level, Door A, curbside column 1-7

Choose the right ride – take a licensed Toronto Pearson taxi or limo.

Airport licensed taxis and limousines offer fair, flat rates to your destination and meet specific safety requirements. These are the only vehicles authorized to pick up fares from Toronto Pearson. A licensed taxi or limo:

  • Will pick up from the designated pick up area on the terminal curbs, arrivals level only
  • Will have a GTAA number plate on the bumper and decal on the window
  • Will have flat rate fare information in the vehicle
  • Will not pick up or solicit in the terminal, parking garages or on the departures level