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, 2014 to March 31, 2015. Processing times are subject to change.

Last quarterly update: May 20, 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 24
Ankara – Turkey 38
Beirut – Lebanon 27
Cairo – Egypt 33
Dakar – Senegal 13
Harare – Zimbabwe
Lagos – Nigeria 54
Nairobi – Kenya 10
Pretoria – South Africa 19
Rabat – Morocco 8
Riyadh – Saudi Arabia 21
Tel Aviv – Israel 23
Tunis – Tunisia 31
Asia and Pacific
Visa Office Processing Times in days
(based on a complete application package)
Bangalore – India 14
Bangkok – Thailand 15
Beijing – China 12
Chandigarh – India 16
Colombo – Sri Lanka 23
Ho Chi Minh – Vietnam 29
Hong Kong – China 8
Islamabad – Pakistan 71
Jakarta – Indonesia 3
Manila – Philippines 7
New Delhi – India 7
Shanghai – China 14
Singapore – Singapore 15
Sydney – Australia 26
Europe
Visa Office Processing Times in days
(based on a complete application package)
Bucharest – Romania 12
Kyiv – Ukraine 5
London – United Kingdom 12
Moscow – Russia 27
Paris – France 8
Rome – Italy 17
Vienna – Austria 21
Warsaw – Poland 7
Americas
Visa Office Processing Times in days
(based on a complete application package)
Bogota – Colombia 11
Buenos Aires – Argentina 5
Guatemala City – Guatemala 37
Havana – Cuba 14
Kingston – Jamaica 31
Lima – Peru 5
Los Angeles – United States 28
Mexico City – Mexico 6
New York – United States 41
Ottawa (Case Processing Centre) - Canada 13
Port-au-Prince – Haiti 24
Port of Spain – Trinidad and Tobago 8
Santiago – Chile 10
Santo Domingo – Dominican Republic 10
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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