Visas and Immigration
Welcome to the Visa Section of the Embassy of Canada in Italy.
Important announcement for applicants in AlbaniaA NEW VAC opened in Tirana, Albania, on June 5, 2103, and is located at Rruga “Ibrahim Rugova”, Nd. 42, H. 12, Apt. 4, (IOM).
As of June 5, 2013 all
temporary resident applications (visitor visa, study or work permit) or permanent resident travel document applications for anyone applying from Albania
should be submitted either online
or through the VAC
. More details...
As of 4 September 2012, the Visa Section will be open to the public:
- ONLY from 8:30 to 10:00
- ONLY 3 days per week (Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday).
We will accept ONLY Temporary Resident Visa applications (with barcodes) and Travel document (PRTD/) applications. Applications NOT VALIDATED or incomplete will be returned unprocessed to applicants.
Please note that as of 4 February 2013, there will be no more same day service for Temporary Resident applications. Responses will be sent by regular mail. Courier will be used only if the applicant has provided a prepaid preaddressed courier airwaybill at the time the application is submitted.
Study or Work Permit applications should be submitted ONLY by mail or courier. Albanian residents should submit their application either online or through the VAC.
General information will not be provided. If you need information on how to apply for a temporary resident visa (visitors/students/temporary workers)or on documents for returning residents, please consult the Embassy website: www.italy.gc.ca.
If you need any information on how to immigrate to Canada or how to sponsor a member of your family, please consult the Citizenship and Immigration website: www.cic.gc.ca.
For information about going to Canada and to find out how to make an application at this office, please refer to our list of services below.
We provide these services to citizens of or persons legally admitted to Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, San Marino and the Vatican.