Responsible for Permanent Resident Applications from:
(Includes Self-employed, Start-up visa, Quebec-selected skilled worker, PNP and family sponsorship)
Argentina, Aruba, Belize, Bonaire, Chile, Costa Rica, Curaçao, Easter Island, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela, all permanent resident applications
Colombia, Ecuador, Haiti, Peru Self-employed, Start-up visa, Quebec-selected skilled worker and PNP applications only
Note: the visa office in Mexico City processes permanent resident applications from Buenos Aires, Santiago and Lima. The visa offices in Buenos Aires, Santiago, and Lima will finish processing any applications in process before April 1.
Cuba and Dominican Republic for Self-employed, Start-up visa, Quebec-selected skilled worker, PNP and sponsorship of parents and grandparents.
Note: If you wish to apply for permanent residence under the Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skilled Trade, Canadian Experience Class, or some Provincial Nominee programs, you must apply online via Express Entry.
You must first send your permanent resident application to a processing office in Canada. Consult your instruction guide to find out where to send your application.
Responsible for Temporary Resident Applications from:
(Includes visitors, students, temporary workers and permanent resident travel documents)
- Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Mexico and Venezuela
- Closest visa application centre (VAC)
Closest VAC locations:
VACs accept applications for:
- study permits
- work permits
- visitor visas (temporary resident visa)
- travel documents for permanent residents
- Date Modified: