The Visa Section of the Canadian Embassy in Damascus has closed for processing. The active files of persons who have made applications for permanent residence in Canada have been sent to other Canadian Visa Offices in the region for processing. The new processing office will contact you when your file reaches the assessment stage. If you have already received a positive selection decision, the new processing office will contact you when other documents or information are required to complete your application.
You should only contact the new processing office if:
In all other instances, you should await contact from the new processing office - at which time you can provide them updated information or make queries regarding your application. Correspondence which does not meet these requirements will not be answered.
Federal Skilled Worker and federal Business Immigration cases that were in process in Damascus have been sent to the Canadian Embassy in Ankara, Turkey for processing. All Family Class, Provincial Nominee and Quebec applications for nationals of Iran have also been sent to Ankara for processing. All Family Class, Provincial Nominee and Quebec cases for Lebanese nationals have been transferred to the Canadian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon. All Family Class, Provincial Nominee and Quebec cases for Syrian, Iraqi and Jordanian nationals have been transferred to the Canadian Embassy in Amman, Jordan.
Processing times may be lengthier given the direction to close the office in Damascus and relocate files to other offices . We thank you for following the requirements indicated above, and for your patience during the application process.
Lot 12, Autostrade Mezzeh
Embassy of Canada
P.O. Box 3394
Tel.: (011 963 11) 611-6692
Fax: (011 963 11) 611-4000
Sunday to Wednesday: 08:30 - 16:30
Thursday: 08:30 - 13:30
|02 Jan||In lieu of New Year's Day|
|17 Apr||Syrian Independence Day|
|22 May||In lieu of Vicoria Day|
|03 Jul||In lieu of Canada Day|
|30 Aug||Eid-El-Fitr (***)|
|09 Oct||In lieu of Thanksgiving day|
|06 Nov||Eid-El-Adha (***)|
|07 Nov||Eid-El-Adha (***)|
|25 Dec||Christmas Day|
|26 Dec||Boxing Day|