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Consulate General of Canada in Istanbul


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.



For information on how COVID-19 is affecting visas and immigration services, please visit COVID-19: Immigration and visa service disruption.


Services offered at this office

Address, telephone, fax, email

Consulate General of Canada
209 Buyukdere Caddesi
Tekfen Tower
Levent 4, Istanbul
34394 Turkey

Tel: 90-212-385-9700
Fax: 90-212-357-1000

Hours of Operation

Please note that proper ID must be presented in order to enter the Consulate General.

Consular Services:
Monday to Friday: 08:30 - 12:30

Trade Services:
Monday to Friday: 08:30 - 12:00 and 12:30 - 15:15
Friday: 08:30 - 13:00

Statutory Holidays

 No Mobile Devices AllowedFor security reasons, visitors cannot bring wireless devices including cellular phones, computers, cameras, tablets, PDA (personal data assistant) into the Consulate General. If you have no other alternative, those instruments may be left, once turned off, with the guards at the entrance. Neither the Consulate General nor the security company will take any responsibility for the loss of any personal effects left at the entrance.

Statutory Holidays - 2020

Our offices are closed on the following days:


Wednesday, January 1

New Year's Day

Monday, February 17

Family Day

Monday, April 13

Easter Monday

Thursday, April 23

Sovereignty Day

Monday, May 25

End of Ramadan

Tuesday, May 26

End of Ramadan

Wednesday, July 1

Canada Day

Monday, August 3

Civic Holiday/Feast of Sacrifice

Monday, October 12


Thursday, October 29

Republic Day

Wednesday, November 11

Remembrance Day

Friday, December 25

Christmas Day

Monday, December 28

Boxing Day (in lieu)

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