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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 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?


Please email us first in the case of any enquiry or emergency.


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

Travelling to Canada?

Please check the latest information for COVID-19 vaccinated travellers entering Canada and who can enter 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. Our service standard is approximately 8 weeks from when we receive your envelope to when we mail out your new passport. The service standard for citizenship applications is in excess of 18 months.

In case of emergency travel please email:

For any other consular enquiry please email

Apply online for proof of citizenship

Your can now apply online for a Canadian citizenship certificate or for a Search of citizenship record.

Please consult our Citizenship page for more information.

Pay online

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


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