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 January 1, to December 31,  2013. Processing times are subject to change.

Last quarterly update: March 10, 2014

Africa and Middle East
Visa Office Processing Times
IN DAYS
(based on a complete application package)
Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates 22
Accra – Ghana 13
Algiers – Algeria
Amman – Jordan 47
Ankara – Turkey 62
Beirut – Lebanon 28
Cairo – Egypt 34
Dakar – Senegal 13
Harare – Zimbabwe
Lagos – Nigeria 39
Nairobi – Kenya 14
Pretoria – South Africa 15
Rabat – Morocco 8
Riyadh – Saudi Arabia 17
Tel Aviv – Israel 23
Tunis – Tunisia 55

Asia and Pacific
Visa Office Processing Times
IN DAYS
(based on a complete application package)
Bangkok – Thailand 13
Beijing – China 15
Chandigarh – India 23
Colombo – Sri Lanka 38
Ho Chi Minh – Vietnam 38
Hong Kong – China 7
Islamabad – Pakistan 46
Jakarta – Indonesia 7
Manila – Philippines 15
New Delhi – India 9
Shanghai – China 14
Singapore – Singapore 22
Sydney – Australia 20

Europe
Visa Office Processing Times
IN DAYS
(based on a complete application package)
Bucharest – Romania 15
Kyiv – Ukraine 5
London – United Kingdom 11
Moscow – Russia 52
Paris – France 9
Prague – Czech Republic 11
Rome – Italy 15
Vienna – Austria 36
Warsaw – Poland 5

Americas
Visa Office Processing Times
IN DAYS
(based on a complete application package)
Bogota – Colombia 14
Buenos Aires – Argentina 13
Guatemala City – Guatemala 19
Havana – Cuba 36
Kingston – Jamaica 41
Lima – Peru 11
Los Angeles – United States 35
Mexico City – Mexico 23
New York – United States 38
Port-au-Prince – Haiti 33
Port of Spain – Trinidad and Tobago 14
Santiago – Chile 9
Santo Domingo – Dominican Republic 9
Sao Paulo – Brazil 21

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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