Processing times for temporary resident visa 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 DAYS
(based on a complete application package)
Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates 17
Accra – Ghana 24
Algiers – Algeria -
Amman – Jordan 29
Ankara – Turkey 40
Beirut – Lebanon 30
Cairo – Egypt 33
Dakar – Senegal 15
Harare – Zimbabwe -
Lagos – Nigeria 56
Nairobi – Kenya 12
Pretoria – South Africa 16
Rabat – Morocco 10
Riyadh – Saudi Arabia 23
Tel Aviv – Israel 23
Tunis – Tunisia 52

Asia and Pacific
Visa Office Processing Times
IN DAYS
(based on a complete application package)
Bangkok – Thailand 18
Beijing – China 13
Chandigarh – India 16
Colombo – Sri Lanka 26
Ho Chi Minh – Vietnam 27
Hong Kong – China 10
Islamabad – Pakistan 73
Jakarta – Indonesia 5
Manila – Philippines 9
New Delhi – India 8
Shanghai – China 16
Singapore – Singapore 20
Sydney – Australia 25

Europe
Visa Office Processing Times
IN DAYS
(based on a complete application package)
Bucharest – Romania 16
Kyiv – Ukraine 8
London – United Kingdom 16
Moscow – Russia 36
Paris – France 10
Prague – Czech Republic 12
Rome – Italy 21
Vienna – Austria 30
Warsaw – Poland 8

Americas
Visa Office Processing Times
IN DAYS
(based on a complete application package)
Bogota – Colombia

14

Buenos Aires – Argentina

7

Guatemala City – Guatemala

41

Havana – Cuba

19

Kingston – Jamaica

35

Lima – Peru

7

Los Angeles – United States

33

Mexico City – Mexico

9

New York – United States

42

Port-au-Prince – Haiti

30

Port of Spain – Trinidad and Tobago

13

Santiago – Chile

12

Santo Domingo – Dominican Republic

11

Sao Paulo – Brazil

11

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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