Visa office in Moscow, Russia

Responsible for Permanent Resident Applications from:

(Includes Self-employed, Start-up visa, Quebec-selected skilled worker, PNP and family sponsorship)

See Warsaw.

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.

All new family sponsorship applications must first be mailed to the Case Processing Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Responsible for Temporary Resident Applications from:

(Includes visitors, students, temporary workers and permanent resident travel documents)

Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

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  • provide additional information about your application
  • report a technical issue

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Diplomats and official visitors: If you are a diplomat or official going on official business to Canada, wishing to have your application submitted directly at the Embassy, please request an appointment by writing to Please note that this address is strictly reserved to diplomats and officials. All other enquiries sent to this address will be deleted without a response.

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