Closure of the visa office in Tehran

Effective immediately, the visa and immigration section at the embassy of Canada in Iran (Tehran) is closed and services have been transferred to the embassy of Canada in Turkey (Ankara).

 

 

Effective immediately, the visa and immigration section at the embassy of Canada in Iran (Tehran) is closed and services have been transferred to the embassy of Canada in Turkey (Ankara).

 If you are in Iran and want to submit a temporary resident application, you must now apply through the visa office in Ankara. You are not required to include your passport with your application. The visa office in Ankara will contact you if the visa is ready to be issued and make the necessary arrangements in order to facilitate this process in person.

CIC has announced on a notice on its website that: Effective immediately, the Visa and Immigration Section at the Embassy of Canada in Iran (Tehran) is closed and services have been transferred to the Embassy of Canada in Turkey (Ankara).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The visa office in Ankara has long been responsible for applications from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey and Turkmenistan and with this decision all applications from Iran will also be sent to this visa office.

CIC announced that: The transfer of temporary resident services from Tehran to Ankara has been in the planning stage for a while. Ankara is already responsible for processing permanent resident applications from Iran. As a result of this decision, residents of Iran whom intend to travel to Canada must send their request to the Canadian Embassy in Ankara. Please note that, it would not be necessary to send original passports with the applications. As soon as visa office is ready to issue the visa, it will contact the applicant and directs them on how to proceed in person.

It has also been mentioned that … the previously issued temporary visas, to continue the process, will be moved to Ankara. Temporary resident applications that have already been submitted will be transferred to Ankara where processing will resume.

Contact information to Embassy Of Canada in Ankara is:

 Cinnah Caddesi no: 58
06690, Cankaya
Ankara, Turkey

 Tel: +90-312- 409 2700

 Fax: +90 (312) 409 27 12

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