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, 2014 to December 31, 2014. Processing times are subject to change.

Last quarterly update: January 29, 2015

Africa and Middle East
Visa Office Processing Times in days
(based on a complete application package)
Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates 14
Accra – Ghana 23
Algiers – Algeria
Amman – Jordan 25
Ankara – Turkey 37
Beirut – Lebanon 27
Cairo – Egypt 33
Dakar – Senegal 13
Harare – Zimbabwe
Lagos – Nigeria 54
Nairobi – Kenya 9
Pretoria – South Africa 16
Rabat – Morocco 8
Riyadh – Saudi Arabia 21
Tel Aviv – Israel 22
Tunis – Tunisia 42
Asia and Pacific
Visa Office Processing Times in days
(based on a complete application package)
Bangalore – India 8
Bangkok – Thailand 16
Beijing – China 11
Chandigarh – India 15
Colombo – Sri Lanka 23
Ho Chi Minh – Vietnam 28
Hong Kong – China 8
Islamabad – Pakistan 72
Jakarta – Indonesia 3
Manila – Philippines 7
New Delhi – India 6
Shanghai – China 14
Singapore – Singapore 15
Sydney – Australia 24
Europe
Visa Office Processing Times in days
(based on a complete application package)
Bucharest – Romania 13
Kyiv – Ukraine 6
London – United Kingdom 13
Moscow – Russia 26
Paris – France 8
Rome – Italy 18
Vienna – Austria 24
Warsaw – Poland 7
Americas
Visa Office Processing Times in days
(based on a complete application package)
Bogota – Colombia 12
Buenos Aires – Argentina 4
Guatemala City – Guatemala 38
Havana – Cuba 14
Kingston – Jamaica 32
Lima – Peru 5
Los Angeles – United States 27
Mexico City – Mexico 6
New York – United States 41
Ottawa (Case Processing Centre) - Canada 14
Port-au-Prince – Haiti 24
Port of Spain – Trinidad and Tobago 8
Santiago – Chile 10
Santo Domingo – Dominican Republic 10
Sao Paulo – Brazil 8

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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