Embassies and Consulates

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Record #: BTN0587 Last Full Update: 06 Oct 2014
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameGeneral Topics and Information
Legal Status(40) Federal Government ; (41) Foreign Government
Service Information
DescriptionThis record summarizes how to find foreign embassies and consulates in Canada, and Canadian embassies and consulates abroad. 
Dept of 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 * for full record see here 
* List of Canadian Offices Abroad (Canadian embassies, consulates, high commissions and trade offices in other countries) 
* Country Travel Advice and Advisories (safety and security, local laws and customs, entry requirements, health conditions and other important travel issues) 
* Bon Voyage But . . . Essential Information for Canadian Travellers (publication) 
For Canadian passport information see Passport Canada database records 
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 *  
To apply for UK passport (for British nationals living in Canada) see here
British Consulate General - Trade & Investment (Toronto), 777 Bay St, Ste 2800, Toronto, ON M5G 2G2 * Tel: 416-593-1290 * Email: britcon.toronto@fco.gov.uk * Public access is by appointment only * Tel: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm (except public holidays) * emergency consular service for British nationals is available out of hours. 
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 (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 * hours 
Other countries: 
Foreign Representatives in Canada lists: 
* Diplomatic Missions (Embassies and High Commissions) 
* Consular Posts  
* International Organizations or Other Offices  
* Heads of Diplomatic Missions (ie Ambassadors and High Commissioners) 
* Order of Diplomatic Precedence
Areas ServedCanada
EligibilityNo restrictions
Site Information
Located In CommunityOntario
AccessibilityUnknown - accessibility varies by location
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesConsulates/Foreign Government Representatives ; Embassies/Consulates Abroad ; Travel Directions/Trip Planning