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Consulate General of Canada in Sydney

Consulate General of Canada
Level 5, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

Telephone: (02) 9364 3000
Fax: (02) 9364 3098

Please note this number provides recorded information for the Immigration/visas and International Experience Canada (IEC) Programmes and Consular/Passport services.

The Receptionist is unable to answer enquiries for Immigration/visas and IEC (Working Holiday |Young Professionals| International Co-op Internship).

Hours of Operation

Effective Tuesday October 7 2014

General Office Hours

Monday to Friday: 08:30AM to 4:30PM (excluding Public Holidays)
Closed for lunch (walk-in clients only): 12:30PM to 1:00PM

  • Immigration/Visas Section
    Enquiries for visas and immigration are only accepted in writing: Contact the Immigration/Visas Section
  • International Experience Canada / IEC
    (Working Holiday |Young Professionals| International Co-op Internship)
    Be advised that IEC applications are processed in Canada and therefore, Consulate and High Commission staff in Australia will be unable to assist with IEC enquiries.
    Enquiries for the International Experience Canada should be sent via the online form: Contact IEC

Email Addresses

Services offered at this office

Contact information for all Canadian offices in Australia

Section Specific Contact Information

To help us provide you with the most efficient service, please ensure that you address your enquiries and requests for information to the correct section in the Consulate.

Immigration/Visas Section

Enquiries for visas and immigration are only accepted in writing: 

Contact the Immigration/Visas Section

Under normal circumstances, a response via email can be expected within 5 working days.

International Experience Canada / IEC
(Working Holiday |Young Professionals| International Co-op Internship)

Enquiries for International Experience Canada are only accepted in writing: Contact IEC

Consular Services (including Canadian Passports)
Walk-In Client Service Hours 

Monday – Friday: 09h00 to 12h00 (excluding Public Holidays)
Email: (please note the absence of the "e" in Sydny)

Lodgement of Canadian Passport and Canadian Citizenship Applications

If you wish to submit your passport or citizenship application in person and have it checked for accuracy and completeness, present yourself at our office between 09h00 and 12h00, Monday to Friday.  Applications may also be dropped off at main reception on Level 5 during regular business hours, but will not be checked.  You will receive a receipt at the time of lodgement; otherwise applications left with main reception will be handled in the same manner as applications submitted by mail.  Refer to the Passport Services and Citizenship sections of this web site for further information.

Notarization Services

Appointments must be booked in advance for notarization services.  To make an appointment, call the main telephone number and leave a message for Consular Services, or send an e-mail to

Statutory Holidays - 2014

Our offices are closed on the following days:

January 01 - Wednesday  New Year’s Day
January 27 - Monday
(in lieu of 26 January)
Australia Day
April 18 - FridayGood Friday
April 21 - Monday Easter Monday
April 25 - Friday Anzac Day
June 09 - MondayQueen's Birthday
July01 - TuesdayCanada Day
October 06 - MondayLabour Day
November 11 - TuesdayRemembrance Day
December 25 - ThursdayChristmas Day
December 26 - FridayBoxing Day

Supplemental content

  • Mario Ste-Marie, Consul General of Canada


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