Welcome to the Visa Section of the Embassy of Canada to France in Paris.
As of September 4, 2013, you may need to give your biometrics (fingerprints and photograph) when submitting a temporary resident (visitor visa, study or work permit) application. This new requirement affects citizens from 29 countries and one territory.
For information about going to Canada and to find out how to submit an application for a visa or permit, please refer to our list of services below.
We provide these services to citizens of or persons legally admitted to these countries.
The following applications should be submitted online or via a VAC:
Applications received directly at the Canadian Embassy by mail will not be accepted.
The VACs :
VAC France: 82 rue d’Hauteville, 75010 Paris
VAC Algeria: Centre Zephir, 11 chemin Doudou Mokhtar, Algiers
VAC Spain: Calle Fernando el Catolico 10, 1B, 28015, Madrid
Do not come to the Embassy of Canada in person, otherwise you will be directed to the VAC.
Visit the CIC websitefor more information on VACs.
To learn more about immigration, please consult the schedule to register for an information sessionor to come and meet us at a fair.