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Visas and Immigration

Welcome to the Visa Section of the Embassy of Canada to Turkey.

Important announcement

The VACs in Turkey (Ankara and Istanbul), Georgia (Tbilisi) and Baku (Azerbaijan) are now open and ready to accept applications! Find out how to submit your temporary resident or permanent resident travel document application through the VACs in Ankara or Istanbul, Tbilisi or Baku.  Visit the CIC website for more information on VACs.

Biometric Requirement

As of December 11, 2013, you may need to give your biometrics (fingerprints and photographs) when submitting an application for a visitor visa, study permit or work permit. This new requirement affects citizens from 29 countries and one territory.

You can give your biometrics at the VACs in Ankara or Istanbul, Turkey.

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 Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Turkey, and Turkmenistan.




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