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Consulate General of Canada - Shanghai


Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Due to ongoing concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, preventative measures have been enacted throughout our global network of offices. Consular services remain available to Canadians. Many Government of Canada offices are encouraging clients to limit in-person visits. Canadians in need of assistance should contact the Government of Canada office nearest them by phone or e-mail before visiting in person. You can also contact the Emergency Watch and Response Centre.

For information on COVID-19, please visit the Government of Canada's official outbreak page and check our Travel Advice and Advisories. Make sure to register with the Registration of Canadians Abroad to get the latest updates at your destination.


Services Offered at this Office

Address, Phone, Fax, Email

Consulate General of Canada (Shanghai)
ECO City Building
8th floor, 1788 Nanjing Xi Lu, Jing An District
Shanghai, 200040, China


General Enquiries:


Consular Enquiries:

Tel.: (+86-21) 3279-2800
Fax: (+86-21) 3279-2801 

Trade Enquiries:

Tel.: (+86-21) 3279-2800
Fax: (+86-21) 3279-2856

Immigration enquiries:

Please call the Shanghai Visa Application Centre at (+86-20) 8615-9666

Hours of Operation

Passport and Citizenship Services
Monday to Friday:
8:30 am to 11:00 am (by appointment only)

Notarial Services
Tuesday and Thursday:
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm (by appointment only)

Online Appointment Service: Please be advised that only clients with an appointment will be accepted for routine services.

Make an appointment with the Consulate General of Canada to China in Shanghai


Apply to visit, study, work or immigrate to Canada.

After Hours Emergency Contact Information(for Canadian Citizens Only)

Toll-free (From Shanghai) : 10-800-140-0125

or 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.

You can also phone the numbers above and follow the recorded instructions to reach the Emergency Operations Centre.

In a number of countries, you can also call the 24/7 Operations Centre toll-free

Statutory Holidays - 2020

Date Holiday
Friday, December 25 Christmas
Monday, December 28 Boxing Day

Statutory Holidays - 2021

Date Holiday
Friday, January 1 New Year’s Day
Friday, February 12 Spring Festival
Monday, February 15 Spring Festival
Monday, April 5 Qingming Festival and Easter Monday
Monday, May 3 Labour Day
Thursday, July 1 Canada Day
Monday, September 6 Labour Day (Canada)
Friday, October 1 National Day (China)
Monday, October 4 National Day (China)
Monday, December 27 Christmas
Tuesday, December 28 Boxing Day


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