All visitors are expected to present a valid identification document with photo on arrival. This document will be held by Embassy reception staff during your visit, and returned on departure.
For security reasons, all visitors to the Embassy of Canada will be subject to an inspection, which may include the use of metal detectors, x-ray machines, searches of bags or purses and/or physical searches. Electronic devices (such as cellular phones, cameras, laptop computers) are not permitted in the Embassy of Canada, including reception areas and interview booths. Visitors are requested to not bring such devices with them, or to be prepared to leave them with Embassy security staff. The Embassy further reserves the right to refuse entry to persons carrying large packages, suitcases, weapons or any other item which could potentially jeopardize the safety and security of our staff, clients and visitors.
Carrera 7 #114-33
Address: (Consular and Passport)
Carrera 7 #114-33
Please remember to write your Immigration file number on the envelope, if applicable
(57-1) 657-9800 (general)
(57-1) 657-9912 (general)
(57- 1) 657-9914 (Immigration)
Please note that immigration enquiries sent to emails other than Immigration WILL NOT BE ANSWERED
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m.- 12:30p.m., 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Hours of Attention to the Public:
(Passport & Consular affairs)
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Please note that you can now pay for your consular services using a credit card.
For mail-in passport applications, please obtain the credit card payment form.
All mail-in payment forms must have the exact amount of the transaction correctly marked on the form, or they will not be accepted.
Call collect: 613- 996-8885 / 613-944-1310 (TTY) - The Emergency Operations Centre of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. An experienced officer is always available to respond to emergency calls from anywhere in the world.
For consular emergencies in Cartagena, you may also contact Zillah Eugenia Mendez, our Honorary Consul in Cartagena:
Bocagrande Edificio Centro Ejecutivo
Carrera 3, No. 8-129
Cartagena, Bolivar, Colombia
Tel: (57-5) 665-5838
Cellular Tel: (57-3) 657-0814
Fax: (57-5) 665-5837
|Tuesday, January 1st||New Year’s Day|
|Monday, January 7th||Epiphany*|
|Monday, March 25th||Saint-Joseph’s Day*|
|Thursday, March 28th||In lieu of Easter Monday|
|Friday , March 29th||Good Friday|
|Monday, May 13th||Ascension Day*|
|Monday , May 20th||Victoria Day|
|Monday , June 3rd||Corpus Christi *|
|Monday , June 10th||Sacred Heart*|
|Monday , July 1st||Canada Day|
|Monday, August 5th||First Monday of August Civic Holiday|
|Monday, August 19th||Assumption of Mary*|
|Monday , September 2nd||Labour Day (first Mon. of Sept.)|
|Monday , October 14th||Thanksgiving Day|
|Monday, November 4th||All saints day*|
|Monday , November 11th||Remembrance Day / Independence of Cartagena|
|Wednesday, December 25th||Christmas Day|
|Thursday, December 26th||Boxing Day|
*The embassy is open only for emergency consular assistance to Canadians. The immigration section is not open to the public.