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Passport and Consular Services

Passport and consular services are provided at the High Commission of Canada, located in Canada House on Trafalgar Square in London. We encourage you to mail in your applications for passports and citizenship by traceable mail in order to limit in-person visits and to email us first at ldn.consular@international.gc.ca if you have a question before taking any unnecessary trip to Central London.

If you are in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, our Honorary consuls can help you identify local resources:

Services provided by the High Commission in London:

Practical information: 

Visa and Immigration enquiries: All enquiries about visas for Canada, including enquiries from Canadian citizens who wish to sponsor their relatives to come to Canada are handled by the Visa and Immigration section.

What’s New?

Masks

Please note that anybody entering Canada House is still required to wear a mask.

Travelling to Canada?

Exemption for eligible fully vaccinated travellers

Starting July 5, there will be some exemptions for people eligible to enter Canada, who also meet specific conditions for fully vaccinated travellers. COVID-19 vaccinated travellers entering Canada.

Please check our COVID-19 FAQs for information on current travel restrictions and requirements.

Passport and Citizenship Applications

Clients should submit their applications to us by tracked mail or by placing in the drop-off box at Canada House. We no longer check and accept routine applications at the public counter. The current processing time is in excess of 8 weeks for passports and in excess of 18 months for citizenship applications.

In case of emergency travel please email: ldn.passport@international.gc.ca

For any other consular enquiry please email ldn.consular@international.gc.ca.

Pay online

You can pay online for all your passport services before submitting your application.

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Date Modified:
2021-08-23