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WHERE TO APPLY?

Part 1

Where to Apply for a Permanent Resident Visa

If you have been lawfully admitted for at least one year to one of the following countries, provinces or territories (or are a citizen of):

You must apply at the corresponding Canadian Visa Office in this column:

Afghanistan

Islamabad

Albania

Rome

Algeria

Paris

Andorra

Paris

Angola

Pretoria

Anguilla

Port of Spain

Anhui

Beijing

Antigua & Barbuda

Port of Spain

Argentina

Buenos Aires

Armenia

Moscow

Aruba

Caracas

Ascension Accra
Ashmore and Cartier Island Sydney
Australia

Sydney

Austria

Vienna

Azerbaijan

Ankara

B
Bahamas

Kingston

Bahrain

London

Bangladesh

Singapore

Barbados

Port of Spain

Belarus

Warsaw

Belau, Republic of (or Palau)

Manila

Belgium

Paris

Belize

Guatemala City

Benin

Accra

Bermuda

Buffalo

Bhutan

New Delhi

Bolivia

Lima

Bonaire

Caracas

Bora Bora

Sydney

Boznia-Herzegovina Vienna
Botswana

Pretoria

Brazil Sao Paulo
British Indian Ocean Territory

Colombo

Brunei

Singapore

Bulgaria

Bucharest

Burkina-Faso

Abidjan

Burma (Myanmar, Union of)

Singapore

Burundi

Nairobi

C
Cambodia

Singapore

Cameroon

Abidjan

Canada (for temporary lawful resident only)

Buffalo, or office responsible for your country of citizenship or, if stateless, your country of habitual residence (see this list).

Canary Islands

Paris

Cape Verde

Abidjan

Caroline Islands

Manila

Cayman Islands

Kingston

Central African Republic

Abidjan

Chad

Abidjan

Channel Islands

London

Chile

Santiago

China (see People's Republic of China)  
Choiseul

Sydney

Christmas Island

Sydney

Cocos (Keeling) Island

Sydney

Colombia

Bogota

Comoros Island Nairobi
Cook Island

Sydney

Costa Rica

Guatemala City

Croatia

Vienna

Cuba Havana
CuraÁao

Caracas

Cyprus

Damascus

Czech Republic Vienna
D
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Abidjan

Denmark

London

Djibouti Nairobi
Dominica

Port of Spain

Dominican Republic

Port-au-Prince

E
East Timor

Singapore

Easter Island

Santiago

Ecuador

Bogota

Egypt

Cairo

El Salvador

Guatemala City

England

London

Equatorial Guinea

Abidjan

Eritrea

Nairobi

Estonia

Warsaw

Ethiopia

Nairobi

F

 

Falkland Islands

Buenos Aires

Faroe Islands

London

Fiji

Sydney

Finland

London

France

Paris

French Guiana

Port-au-Prince

French Polynesia

Sydney

Fujian (PRCís province)

Hong Kong

G

 

Gabon

Abidjan

Gambia

Accra

Gambier Island

Sydney

Gaza Strip (Palestinian Authority) Tel Aviv
Georgia

Ankara

Germany

Berlin

Ghana Accra
Gibraltar

Paris

Greece

Rome

Greenland

London

Grenada

Port of Spain

Guadalcanal

Sydney

Guadeloupe

Port-au-Prince

Guam

Manila

Guangdong (PRCís province)

Hong Kong

Guangxi (PRCís province)

Hong Kong

Guatemala

Guatemala City

Guinea (Refugees apply in Accra)

Abidjan

Guinea-Bissau

Abidjan

Guyana Port of Spain
H

 

Hainan (PRCís province)

Hong Kong

Haiti

Port-au-Prince

Honduras Guatemala City
Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Huahine

Sydney

Hungary

Vienna

I

 

Iceland

London

India

New Delhi

Indonesia

Singapore

Iran Damascus
Iraq

Damascus

Ireland

London

Isle of Man

London

Israel

Tel Aviv

Italy

Rome

Ivory Coast

Abidjan

J

 

Jamaica

Kingston

Japan

Manila

Jiangsu (PRCís province)

Beijing

Johnston Atoll

Manila

Jordan

Damascus

K

 

Kazakhstan

Moscow

Kenya

Nairobi

Kiribati

Sydney

Kosrae (Micronesia)

Manila

Kuwait

London

Kyrgyzstan Moscow
L

 

Laos

Singapore

Latvia

Warsaw

Lebanon

Damascus

Lesotho Pretoria
Liberia

Accra

Libya Paris
Liechtenstein

Paris

Lithuania

Warsaw

Lord Howe Island

Sydney

Loyalty Island Sydney
Luxembourg

Paris

M  
Macao

Hong Kong

Macedonia (Former Yugoslav Republic of) Vienna
Madagascar (Republic of)

Nairobi

Maio

Sydney

Malawi

Pretoria

Malaysia

Singapore

Maldives

Colombo

Mali Abidjan
Malta

Rome

Marianas

Manila

Marie-Galante

Port-au-Prince

Marquesas Island

Sydney

Marshall Island

Manila

Martinique

Port-au-Prince

Maupiti

Sydney

Mauritania

Abidjan

Mauritius

Nairobi

Mexico

Mexico City

Micronesia (Federated states of)

Manila

Midway Island

Manila

Moldova Bucharest
Monaco

Paris

Mongolia

Beijing

Montserrat

Port of Spain

Moorea

Sydney

Morocco Paris
Mozambique Pretoria
Myanmar, Union of (Burma)

Singapore

N

 

Namibia

Pretoria

Nauru Sydney
Nepal

New Delhi

Netherlands

Berlin

Nevis Port of Spain
New Caledonia

Sydney

New Georgia

Sydney

New Ireland

Sydney

New Zealand

Sydney

Nicaragua

Guatemala City

Niger

Abidjan

Nigeria

Accra

Niue Island

Sydney

Norfolk Island

Sydney

North Korea

Beijing

Northern Ireland

London

Northern Mariana Island

Manila

Norway

London

O

 

Oman

London

P  
Pakistan

Islamabad

Palau (or Republic of Belau) Manila
Palestinian Authority (West Bank & Gaza Strip)

Tel Aviv

Panama Guatemala City
Papua New Guinea Sydney
Paraguay

Buenos Aires

Peopleís Republic of China*
*Exception for Family Class applications only: office serving the provinces of: Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi and Hainan is
Hong Kong
Beijing or Hong Kong
Peru Lima
Philippines

Manila

Pitcairn Island

Sydney

Pohnpei (Micronesia) Manila
Poland

Warsaw

Portugal (Azores, Madeira)

Paris

Puerto Rico

Port of Spain

Q

 

Qatar

London

R  
Raiatea

Sydney

Republic of Congo Abidjan
Republic of Madagascar Nairobi
Reunion

Nairobi

Romania

Bucharest

Russia

Moscow

Rwanda

Nairobi

S  
Saba

Port-au-Prince

Samoa (American & Western) Sydney
San Marino Rome
Santa Isabel Sydney
Sao Tome and Principe

Accra

Saudi Arabia

London

Scotland

London

Senegal

Abidjan

Serbia-Montenegro Vienna
Seychelles

Nairobi

Shanghai Beijing
Sierra Leone

Accra

Singapore Singapore
Slovakia

Vienna

Slovenia

Vienna

Society Archipelago

Sydney

Solomon Island

Sydney

Somalia

Nairobi

South Africa

Pretoria

South Korea

Seoul

Spain

Paris

Sri Lanka

Colombo

St Pierre et Miquelon

Buffalo

St. Barthelemay

Port-au-Prince

St. Eustatius

Port-au-Prince

St. Kitts

Port of Spain

St. Lucia

Port of Spain

St. Maarten/St. Martin

Port-au-Prince

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Port of Spain

St. Helena

Accra

Sudan

Cairo

Suriname Port of Spain
Svalbard London
Swaziland

Pretoria

Sweden

London

Switzerland

Paris

Syria

Damascus

T

 

Tahaa

Sydney

Tahiti

Sydney

Taiwan TaÔpei
Tajikistan

Moscow

Tanzania

Nairobi

Thailand Singapore
Togo Accra
Tokeleau Island

Sydney

Tonga

Sydney

Tortola

Port of Spain

Trinidad & Tobago

Port of Spain

Tristan da Cunha

Accra

Truk Island (Micronesia)

Manila

Tuamotu Archipelago

Sydney

Tunisia Paris
Turkey

Ankara

Turkmenistan

Ankara

Turks & Caicos

Kingston

Tuvalu

Sydney

U

 

Uganda

Nairobi

Ukraine

Kyiv

United Arab Emirates

London

Uruguay

Buenos Aires

US Trust Territories of the Pacific Island Manila
USA

Buffalo

Uzbekistan

Moscow

V  
Vanuatu

Sydney

Vatican City

Rome

Venezuela

Caracas

Vietnam

Singapore

Virgin Islands (British & US)

Port of Spain

W

 

Wake Island

Manila

Wales

London

Wallis & Futuna

Sydney

West Bank (Palestinian Authority)

Tel Aviv

Western Sahara

Paris

Y

 

Yap Island (Micronesia) Manila
Yemen

London

Z  
Zambia

Pretoria

Zhejiang (PRCís province)

Beijing

Zimbabwe

Pretoria

Part 2

Where to Apply for a Temporary Resident Visa
(visitors, temporary workers and students)

To any of Canadian visa offices listed in Part 1 of this annex, or to one of the Canadian missions listed below, as long as you have been lawfully admitted in the country in which you are present.

Important notice: if the office where you apply determines that an interview is required in order to make a decision on your application, you will have to attend such an interview at that office.

Africa and Middle East:

Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

Amman (Jordan)

Beirut (Lebanon)

Conakry (Guinea) (visitors and students only)

Dakar (Senegal) (visitors and students only)

Harare (Zimbabwe) (visitors and students only)

Kuwait City (visitors and students only)

Lagos (Nigeria)

Libreville (Gabon) (visitors and students only)

Lusaka (Zambia) (visitors and students only)

Rabat (Morocco)

Tunis (Tunisia)

Tehran (Iran)

Yaounde (Cameroon) (visitors and students only)

Asia and Pacific:

Shanghai (PRC) (only for visitors from provinces of Shanghai, Jiangsu, Anhui and Zhejiang)

Bangkok (Thailand)

Dhaka (Bangladesh)

Jakarta (Indonesia)

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

Tokyo (Japan)

Europe:

Belgrade (Serbia-Montenegro)

Budapest (Hungary)

Prague (Czech Republic)

St-Petersburg (Russia)

Western Hemisphere:

Detroit (USA)

Los Angeles (USA)

New-York (USA)

Seattle (USA)

Washington (USA)

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