Visa office in Tripoli, Libya

Important announcement

In light of recent events, the Canadian Embassy in Libya has closed temporarily. If you have any questions, please send an email to:

Please note, you may submit your temporary resident application online or through your nearest VAC, including but not limited to Tunis, Tunisia.

Responsible for Permanent Resident Applications from:
(Includes economic immigration and family sponsorship)
see Paris

NOTE: All new economic immigration applications must first be mailed to the Centralized Intake Office in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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)
see Tunis

The Visa office in Tripoli only receives temporary resident applications and travel documents requests for permanent residents returning to Canada. These applications are then sent to the Visa office in Tunis where they are processed.


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VACs accept applications for:

  • study permits
  • work permits
  • visitor visas (temporary resident visa)
  • travel documents for permanent residents

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