Processing times for study permit applications processed by visa offices outside Canada

The tables below indicate application processing times at Canadian visa offices outside Canada. The times are based on how long it took to process 80 percent of all cases between April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014. Processing times are subject to change.

Last quarterly update: July 22, 2014.

Africa and Middle East
Visa Office Processing Times
IN WEEKS
(based on a complete application package)
Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates 10
Accra – Ghana 9
Algiers – Algeria -
Amman – Jordan 7
Ankara – Turkey 11
Beirut – Lebanon 5
Cairo – Egypt 8
Dakar – Senegal 8
Harare – Zimbabwe -
Lagos – Nigeria 21
Nairobi – Kenya 11
Pretoria – South Africa 16
Rabat – Morocco 7
Riyadh – Saudi Arabia 4
Tel Aviv – Israel 4
Tunis – Tunisia 14

Asia and Pacific
Visa Office Processing Times
IN WEEKS
(based on a complete application package)
Bangkok – Thailand 10
Beijing – China 6
Chandigarh – India 3
Colombo – Sri Lanka 11
Ho Chi Minh – Vietnam 10
Hong Kong – China 8
Islamabad – Pakistan 11
Jakarta – Indonesia 5
Manila – Philippines 13
New Delhi – India 3
Shanghai – China 6
Singapore – Singapore 9
Sydney – Australia 8

Europe
Visa Office Processing Times
IN WEEKS
(based on a complete application package)
Bucharest – Romania 9
Kyiv – Ukraine 5
London – United Kingdom 7
Moscow – Russia 9
Paris – France 4

Prague – Czech Republic

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Rome – Italy 3
Vienna – Austria 5
Warsaw – Poland 4

Americas
Visa Office Processing Times
IN WEEKS
(based on a complete application package)
Bogota – Colombia 5
Buenos Aires – Argentina 5
Guatemala City – Guatemala 5
Havana – Cuba 6
Kingston – Jamaica 7
Lima – Peru 7
Los Angeles – United States 10
Mexico City – Mexico 6
New York – United States 19
Port-au-Prince – Haiti 6
Port of Spain – Trinidad and Tobago 5
Santiago – Chile 2
Santo Domingo – Dominican Republic 6
Sao Paulo – Brazil 6

Notes

  • The Call Centre does not have information about applications processed outside Canada.
  • (-) indicates that not enough data are available. Processing times are shown only where an office has finalized 10 or more cases in the past 12 months.

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