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 October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014. Processing times are subject to change.

Last quarterly update: November 14, 2014

Africa and Middle East
Visa Office Processing Times
IN WEEKS
(based on a complete application package)
Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates 8
Accra – Ghana 8
Algiers – Algeria -
Amman – Jordan 5
Ankara – Turkey 10
Beirut – Lebanon 8
Cairo – Egypt 7
Dakar – Senegal 8
Harare – Zimbabwe -
Lagos – Nigeria 23
Nairobi – Kenya 9
Pretoria – South Africa 17
Rabat – Morocco 6
Riyadh – Saudi Arabia 5
Tel Aviv – Israel 5
Tunis – Tunisia 13

Asia and Pacific
Visa Office Processing Times
IN WEEKS
(based on a complete application package)
Bangkok – Thailand 7
Beijing – China 7
Chandigarh – India 4
Colombo – Sri Lanka 12
Ho Chi Minh – Vietnam 9
Hong Kong – China 6
Islamabad – Pakistan 11
Jakarta – Indonesia 5
Manila – Philippines 15
New Delhi – India 3
Shanghai – China 7
Singapore – Singapore 10
Sydney – Australia 8

Europe
Visa Office Processing Times
IN WEEKS
(based on a complete application package)
Bucharest – Romania 10
Kyiv – Ukraine 5
London – United Kingdom 7
Moscow – Russia 7
Paris – France 3

Prague – Czech Republic

8
Rome – Italy 4
Vienna – Austria 5
Warsaw – Poland 5

Americas
Visa Office Processing Times
IN WEEKS
(based on a complete application package)
Bogota – Colombia 4
Buenos Aires – Argentina 6
Guatemala City – Guatemala 7
Havana – Cuba 4
Kingston – Jamaica 9
Lima – Peru 6
Los Angeles – United States 7
Mexico City – Mexico 5
New York – United States 15
Port-au-Prince – Haiti 7
Port of Spain – Trinidad and Tobago 5
Santiago – Chile 2
Santo Domingo – Dominican Republic 7
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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