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 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 DAYS
(based on a complete application package)
Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates 19
Accra – Ghana 12
Algiers – Algeria -
Amman – Jordan 45
Ankara – Turkey 52
Beirut – Lebanon 25
Cairo – Egypt 32
Dakar – Senegal 12
Harare – Zimbabwe -
Lagos – Nigeria 34
Nairobi – Kenya 11
Pretoria – South Africa 14
Rabat – Morocco 8
Riyadh – Saudi Arabia 18
Tel Aviv – Israel 24
Tunis – Tunisia 55

Asia and Pacific
Visa Office Processing Times
IN DAYS
(based on a complete application package)
Bangkok – Thailand 12
Beijing – China 13
Chandigarh – India 20
Colombo – Sri Lanka 37
Ho Chi Minh – Vietnam 36
Hong Kong – China 6
Islamabad – Pakistan 50
Jakarta – Indonesia 6
Manila – Philippines 14
New Delhi – India 12
Shanghai – China 13
Singapore – Singapore 20
Sydney – Australia 19

Europe
Visa Office Processing Times
IN DAYS
(based on a complete application package)
Bucharest – Romania 14
Kyiv – Ukraine 4
London – United Kingdom 11
Moscow – Russia 49
Paris – France 7
Prague – Czech Republic 11
Rome – Italy 16
Vienna – Austria 35
Warsaw – Poland 4

Americas
Visa Office Processing Times
IN DAYS
(based on a complete application package)
Bogota – Colombia 13
Buenos Aires – Argentina 12
Guatemala City – Guatemala 19
Havana – Cuba 34
Kingston – Jamaica 41
Lima – Peru 8
Los Angeles – United States 36
Mexico City – Mexico 21
New York – United States 38
Port-au-Prince – Haiti 35
Port of Spain – Trinidad and Tobago 13
Santiago – Chile 8
Santo Domingo – Dominican Republic 8
Sao Paulo – Brazil 20

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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