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Embassies and Consulates

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Record #: BTN0587 Last Full Update: 02 May 2013
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameGeneral Topics and Information
Service Level(40) Federal Government ; (41) Foreign Government
Service Information
Service DescriptionThis record summarizes how to find foreign embassies and consulates in Canada, and Canadian embassies and consulates abroad. 
 
CANADIAN EMBASSIES AND CONSULATES ABROAD 
Canadian Offices Abroad includes Canadian embassies, consulates, high commissions and trade offices in other countries 
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada provides consular assistance and information for Canadian citizens who will be travelling outside Canada * also provides emergency assistance and direction to those already travelling abroad 
Country Travel Advice and Advisories offers information on safety and security, local laws and customs, entry requirements, health conditions and other important travel issues 
For Canadian passport information see Passport Canada database records 
Bon Voyage But . . . Essential Information for Canadian Travellers (publication) 
 
FOREIGN EMBASSIES AND CONSULATES IN CANADA 
United Kingdom 
British High Commission (Ottawa), 80 Elgin Street, Ottawa ON K1P 5K7 * Tel 613-237-1530 * Fax 613-232-0738 * email ukincanada@fco.gov.uk * Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm  
Represents the UK Government in Canada * processes all visa applications to the United Kingdom * Standard British passports are no longer issued from this office, applicants in Canada must apply to the British Embassy, Washington 
 
British Consulate General - Trade & Investment (Toronto), 777 Bay St, Ste 2800, Toronto, ON M5G 2G2 * Tel: 416-593-1290 * Fax: 416-593-1229 * Email: britcon.toronto@fco.gov.uk * Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon (Consular), 9 am-2:30 pm (Trade & Investment) 
Provides some consular advice and assistance to British citizens in southern Ontario 
 
 
United States 
Embassy of the United States (Ottawa) , 490 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, ON K1N 1G8 * Mailing address: The Embassy of the United States of America, PO Box 866 Stn B, Ottawa ON K1P 5T1 * Tel 613-688-5335 * Afterhours emergency number for American citizens 613-238-5335 Fax 613-688-3082  
Email ottawacons@state.gov (Consular section)  
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm (closed on US and Canadian holidays) 
 
Consulate General of the United States (Toronto), 360 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 1S4 (enter at 225 Simcoe Street, directly behind the University Avenue entrance) * all services by appointment only  
Tel: General inquiries 416-595-1700 * visa inquiries 647-955-3736, toll free 1-877-341-2441  
Fax: American Citizen Services 416-595-6501* visas 416-595-5466 
Hours vary by service required * all services by appointment only 
 
Other countries: 
Foreign Representatives in Canada in Toronto and elsewhere * offers links to: Diplomatic Missions (Embassies and High Commissions) * Consular Posts * International Organizations or Other Offices * Heads of Diplomatic Missions (the list of Ambassadors and High Commissioners in the order of precedence plus their mailing information and contact numbers) * Order of Diplomatic Precedence
Areas ServedCanada
LanguagesEnglish
Site Information
Located In CommunityOntario
Wheelchair AccessibilityUnknown - accessibility varies by location
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesConsulates/Foreign Government Representatives ; Travel Directions/Trip Planning