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 finalized between July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. Processing times are subject to change.

Last quarterly update: July 10, 2015

Africa and Middle East
Visa Office Processing Times in days
(based on a complete application package)
Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates 11
Accra – Ghana 23
Algiers – Algeria
Amman – Jordan 26
Ankara – Turkey 52
Beirut – Lebanon 23
Cairo – Egypt 32
Dakar – Senegal 14
Harare – Zimbabwe
Lagos – Nigeria 55
Nairobi – Kenya 9
Pretoria – South Africa 30
Rabat – Morocco 10
Riyadh – Saudi Arabia 24
Tel Aviv – Israel 24
Tunis – Tunisia 24
Asia and Pacific
Visa Office Processing Times in days
(based on a complete application package)
Bangalore – India 14
Bangkok – Thailand 16
Beijing – China 14
Chandigarh – India 23
Colombo – Sri Lanka 27
Ho Chi Minh – Vietnam 42
Hong Kong – China 8
Islamabad – Pakistan 70
Jakarta – Indonesia 3
Manila – Philippines 8
New Delhi – India 9
Shanghai – China 14
Singapore – Singapore 17
Sydney – Australia 27
Europe
Visa Office Processing Times in days
(based on a complete application package)
Bucharest – Romania 8
Kyiv – Ukraine 4
London – United Kingdom 11
Moscow – Russia 14
Paris – France 9
Rome – Italy 13
Vienna – Austria 17
Warsaw – Poland 9
Americas
Visa Office Processing Times in days
(based on a complete application package)
Bogota – Colombia 17
Buenos Aires – Argentina 5
Guatemala City – Guatemala 33
Havana – Cuba 16
Kingston – Jamaica 34
Lima – Peru 5
Los Angeles – United States 42
Mexico City – Mexico 6
New York – United States 52
Ottawa (Case Processing Centre) - Canada 14
Port-au-Prince – Haiti 28
Port of Spain – Trinidad and Tobago 8
Santiago – Chile 10
Santo Domingo – Dominican Republic 13
Sao Paulo – Brazil 7

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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