Visa Application Hours:
Monday to Friday 9 am to Noon(12:00 pm) (except holidays)
Visa Pick-up Hours: Monday to Friday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm (except holidays)
(You must bring a government issued photo ID and your pick-up slip.)
*No appointments are required.
!! Please refer to each visa category you're applying for to verify the required documentations for your category !!
▶All Visa forms can be used for any category.
Visa processing time :
Approx. 7-10 business days (for most categories)
(*variable depending on the daily volume,excluding mailing time and the application day)
Important:We receive a large number of applications and have a limited capacity to respond on the phone or via e-mail. We are unable to guarantee the processing time over the phone.
*A complete application is required*
NOTE: Unfortunately, we are unable to offer express services at this time. Please apply in person to ensure fast processing.You may alternatively apply by mailing in your complete application package. We are not responsible for lost or delayed documents you send via post. Please take into account the shipping time (*check with Canada Post ) and track your incoming and return packages on canadapost.ca. We are unable to confirm Visa processing status on the phone without this information from you.
Please note that the Visa office cannot be reached by phone to confirm information presented on the website as we recieve an extreme volume of calls. In order to ensure all visas are being processed in a speedy manner, we ask that you read the information on our website carefully. If there is a problem with your application, we will contact you as soon as possible.
※ PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT FOR NON-CANADIANS TO APPLY FOR TOURISM VISA, THOSE OF THE FOLLOWING NATIONALITY:
CHINA, PHILIPPINES, INDONESIA, VIETNAM, MONGOL, THAILAND, PAKISTAN, SRI LANKA, INDIA, MYANMAR, NEPAL, IRAN, RUSSIA, UZBEKISTAN, KAZAKHSTAN, KRYGYZSTAN, UKRAINE, NIGERIA, GHANA, EGYPT, PERU
SHOULD BE A RESIDENT OF CANADA FOR MORE THAN TWO YEARS AND WILL BE ASKED TO SUBMIT GOVERNMENT ISSUED DOCUMENTATION TO PROVE. (PERMENANT RESIDENTS DO NOT NEED TO SUBMIT FURTHER DOCUMENTS)