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June 3, 2019
Due to staff holidays, our Ottawa office will be short-staffed from June 10-14. During that time, please email info@visahq.ca for the most prompt service.
May 16, 2019
All VisaHQ offices in Canada will be closed May 20th in observance of Victoria Day. Please plan accordingly.
May 8, 2019
The Russian Consulate in Toronto is currently experiencing excessive delays due to severe technical issues. VisaHQ is continuing to monitor the situation as it progresses. Please contact us in advance for any urgent visa requests.
February 14, 2019
Our Toronto and Ottawa offices will be closed Monday, February 18th in observance of Family Day. Please plan accordingly.
December 4, 2018
Please be advised that all Singaporean Consulates in Canada will be closed from December 18th to January 5th, 2019. Please plan accordingly.
October 29, 2018
Our office in Vancouver will be closed November 12th in observance of Remembrance Day. Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal offices will be closing at 12:00pm local time. Please plan accordingly.
September 24, 2018
Please be aware that all consulates and embassies of China in Canada will be closed from October 1-3, 2018. Please plan accordingly.
September 24, 2018
Our Canadian offices and Embassies/Consulates will be closed October 8th in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 20, 2018
All VisaHQ offices in Canada will be closed on September 3rd in observance of Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
July 23, 2018
VisaHQ's offices in Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa will be closed August 6th for Canada's Civic Day. Most consulates and embassies will be closed as well, so please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2018
Please be advised that for the remainder of the summer, VisaHQ's offices will close at 4pm local time. Please plan accordingly. Should you have an urgent requirement to visit an office from 4-5pm, please inform us well in advance.
June 7, 2018
Please be advised that the Islamic holiday Eid al Fitr will occur starting either June 14-15. Most Islamic consulates and embassies will closed for 1-5 business days, if not longer, depending on their specific policies. Please plan accordingly.
May 21, 2018
All VisaHQ offices in Canada, and most embassies and consulates, will be closed July 2nd in observance of Canada Day. Please plan accordingly.
April 26, 2018
All Russian consulates and embassies in Canada will be closed April 30th to May 2nd, and May 9th. Please plan accordingly.
March 28, 2018
Most embassies and consulates will be closed from Friday, March 30th through Monday, April 2nd, due to the Easter weekend. VisaHQ offices will be closed Friday, March 30th, and open till 1PM local on Monday, April 2nd.
February 8, 2018
Please be advised that our Vancouver office will be closed on Feb. 12, and our Ontario offices on Feb. 19, in observance of Family Day. Please plan accordingly.
December 20, 2017
The Embassy of Congo Democratic Republic in Canada will be closed from December 22nd, 2017 to January 8th, 2018. Please plan accordingly.
December 19, 2017
The Embassy and Consulates of Mozambique will be closed from December 23rd to January 2nd. Please plan accordingly.
December 19, 2017
The Consulate General of Brazil in Vancouver will also be closed on December 19th and 20th. Please plan accordingly.
December 15, 2017
The Consulates and Embassies of China will be closed from December 25th and 26th, as well as January 1st. Please plan accordingly.
December 11, 2017
Please be advised that the Consulate of the Congo Republic will be closed from December 13-19, 2017. Please plan accordingly.
December 11, 2017
Our offices will be closed December 25th and 26th for Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Our offices will also be closed on January 1st, 2018, for New Years Day. Our offices will also be closing early on December 22nd and 29th. Please plan accordingly.
November 17, 2017
The Embassy of Papua New Guinea will be closed for a week or longer between Christmas and New Year's Day. VisaHQ recommends submitting documents before this time to avoid delays.
November 17, 2017
The Embassy of Mozambique will be closed for a week or longer between Christmas and New Year's Day. VisaHQ recommends submitting documents before this time to avoid delays.
September 22, 2017
Please be advised that all Chinese Consulates and Embassies will be closed from October 2nd to 4th. Please plan accordingly.
May 8, 2017
Please be advised that with effect from May 10th, our office in Toronto has been relocated to 27 Carlton Street, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M5B 1L2. Our phone numbers remain the same
February 10, 2017
The Singapore Consulate in Toronto will be closed Feb. 13 to 24, 2017. Please plan accordingly.
February 7, 2017
Our Ottawa and Toronto offices will be closed February 20th, 2017, for Family Day. Please plan accordingly.
February 3, 2017
Our Vancouver office will be closed Monday, February 13th in observance of Family Day. Please plan accordingly.
January 11, 2017
The Singapore Consulate will be closed January 18 to 23, 2017. Please plan accordingly.
January 6, 2017
The Embassy and Consulate General of the PR of China in Ottawa ,Toronto, and Vancouver will be closed from January 27th through January 31st in observance of the Chinese New Year. Please plan accordingly.
December 23, 2016
The Embassy of Kenya in Canada will be closed from December 23rd, 2016 to January 3rd, 2017. Please plan accordingly.
December 20, 2016
The Embassy of Malawi will be closed from December 22nd, 2016 to January 02, 2017 for the holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 19, 2016
The Embassy of Uganda will be closed from December 19th to January 4th for the holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 18, 2016
The Consulate/Embassy of Thailand will be closed on December 26th and January 2nd. Please plan accordingly.
December 14, 2016
The Embassy of Angola will be closed on from December 16th to January 3rd. Please plan accordingly.
December 14, 2016
The Consulates of Brazil will be closed on December 26th and 27th. Please plan accordingly.
December 14, 2016
The Consulate of India in Toronto will be closed on December 26th. Please plan accordingly.
December 14, 2016
The Consulate of Congo Republic in Toronto will be closed on December 22nd and January 5th. Please plan accordingly.
December 14, 2016
The Consulate of Congo Democratic Republic in Ottawa will be closed on from December 23rd to January 4th. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Uzbekistan will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Turkmenistan will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Swaziland will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Suriname will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of South Sudan will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Sierra Leone will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Papua New Guinea will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Niger will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Namibia will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Liberia will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Laos will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Iran will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Gambia will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Fiji will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Equatorial Guinea will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Chad will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Central African Republic will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Cape Verde will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Cambodia will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 13, 2016
The Embassy of Belize will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 12, 2016
The Singapore Consulate will be closed for the Christmas Holidays December 26, 2016 to January 2, 2017.
December 12, 2016
The Embassy of Tajikistan will be closed on December 26 for Christmas holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 9, 2016
Due to the Christmas and New Years holidays, VisaHQ will be closed on December 26th, 27th, and January 2nd, will close at 1pm on December 23rd and 30th. Please plan accordingly.
December 9, 2016
Delays in China visa processing times may occur due to short-staffing at the Consulate between December 21 and January 3rd. Please plan accordingly.
December 6, 2016
The Embassy of Djibouti will be closed on December 26 for Christmas Holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 1, 2016
The Consulate of Thailand will be closed in observance of His Majesty the King's Birthday. Please plan accordingly.
November 23, 2016
The Consulate of Brazil in Vancouver will be closed from December 14th to December 18th. Please plan accordingly.
November 17, 2016
The Consulate of Thailand will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving Holidays. Please plan accordingly.
November 15, 2016
The Embassy of Turkmenistan will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 15, 2016
The Embassy of Namibia will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 15, 2016
The Embassy of Liberia will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 15, 2016
The Embassy of Laos will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 15, 2016
The Embassy of Iran will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 15, 2016
The Embassy of Djibouti will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 11, 2016
The Embassy of Fiji will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Uzbekistan will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Tajikistan will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Swaziland will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Suriname will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of South Sudan will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Sierra Leone will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Papua New Guinea will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Niger will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Mozambique will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Malawi will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Gambia will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Equatorial Guinea will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Chad will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Central African Republic will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Cape Verde will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Cambodia will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 8, 2016
The Embassy of Belize will be closed on November 24 for Thanksgiving Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 4, 2016
The Consulate of Thailand will be closed in observance of Veteran Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 3, 2016
The Embassy of Belize will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Uzbekistan will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Turkmenistan will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Tajikistan will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Swaziland will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Suriname will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of South Sudan will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Sierra Leone will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Papua New Guinea will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Niger will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Namibia will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Mozambique will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Malawi will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Liberia will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Laos will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Iran will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Gambia will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Fiji will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Equatorial Guinea will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Djibouti will be closed on November 11 for Veteran's Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Chad will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Central African Republic will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Cape Verde will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
November 1, 2016
The Embassy of Cambodia will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 21, 2016
The Consulate of Thailand will be closed on October 24th in observance of Chulalongkorn Memorial Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 4, 2016
The Ghana Consulate will be closed on October 7th and October 10th for holidays. Please plan accordingly.
October 3, 2016
The Singapore Consulate in Toronto will be closed October 3 to 7, and 10. Also, October 17- 21. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Uzbekistan will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Turkmenistan will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Tajikistan will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Swaziland will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Suriname will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of South Sudan will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Sierra Leone will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Papua New Guinea will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Niger will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Namibia will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Mozambique will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Malawi will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Liberia will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Laos will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Iran will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Gambia will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Fiji will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Equatorial Guinea will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Djibouti will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Chad will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Central African Republic will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Cape Verde will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Cambodia will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2016
The Embassy of Belize will be closed on October 10 for Columbus Day. Please plan accordingly.
September 22, 2016
The Embassy and Consulates of China will be closed From October 3rd through October 5th in observance of Chinese National day
September 13, 2016
The Embassy of Turkmenistan will be closed from September 13th to September 15th in observation of Eid al-Adha. Please plan accordingly.
September 12, 2016
The Embassy of the People's Republic of China will be closed September 15 in observance of the Mid-Autumn Festival.
September 9, 2016
UAE immigration will be closed from 10th September to 17th September for the Eid holiday thus no UAE visas will be processed during that time. Please plan accordingly.
September 1, 2016
The Consulate of Thailand will be closed in observance of Labor Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 31, 2016
Our offices and most embassies will be closed on Monday, September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 30, 2016
The Embassy of Niger will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 30, 2016
The Embassy of Fiji will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 30, 2016
The Embassy of Belize will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Uzbekistan will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Turkmenistan will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Tajikistan will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Swaziland will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Suriname will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Sierra Leone will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Papua New Guinea will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Namibia will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Mozambique will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Malawi will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Liberia will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Laos will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Iran will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Gambia will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Equatorial Guinea will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Djibouti will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Chad will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Central African Republic will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Cape Verde will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 23, 2016
The Embassy of Cambodia will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
August 5, 2016
The Consulate of Thailand will be closed in observance of Her Majesty the Queen's Birthday. Please plan accordingly.
August 1, 2016
The Embassy of South Sudan will be closed on September 5th for Labour Day. Please plan accordingly.
July 27, 2016
Our Vancouver Office will be closed on August 1st, 2016 for British Colombia Day. Please plan accordingly.
July 11, 2016
The Consulate of Thailand will be closed in observance of Asalha Bucha Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 30, 2016
The High Commission of Bangladesh will be closed July 6th and July 7th. Please plan accordingly.
June 30, 2016
The Embassy/Consulate of Indonesia in Ottawa, Vancouver and Toronto will be closed from July 4th to July 8th. Please plan accordingly.
June 30, 2016
The Embassy of Saudi Arabia will be closed from July 5th to July 8th. Please plan accordingly.
June 30, 2016
The Embassy of Myanmar will be closed from July 6th to July 7th. Please plan accordingly.
June 30, 2016
The Egyptian Embassy will be closed July 6th to July 8th. Please plan accordingly.
June 30, 2016
In the lieu of "Eid Al Fitr", UAE Immigration and all other Government Sectors will remain closed in UAE from July 1 to July 9 2016. Please plan accordingly.
June 28, 2016
The Embassy of Niger will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Uzbekistan will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Turkmenistan will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Tajikistan will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Swaziland will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Suriname will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of South Sudan will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Sierra Leone will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Papua New Guinea will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Namibia will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Mozambique will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Malawi will be closed on July 4th in observance of Independence day
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Liberia will be closed on July 4th in observance of Independence day
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Laos will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Iran will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Gambia will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Fiji will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Equatorial Guinea will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Chad will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Central African Republic will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Cape Verde will be closed on July 4th in observance of Independence day.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Cambodia will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 21, 2016
The Embassy of Belize will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
June 3, 2016
The Chinese Consulate and Embassy will be closed on June 09 in observance of the Dragon Boat Festival. Please plan accordingly.
June 2, 2016
The Embassy of Djibouti will be closed on July 04 for Independence Day. Please plan accordingly.
May 24, 2016
The Consulate of Ghana will be closed on May 26th in observance of African Union Day. Please plan accordingly.
May 21, 2016
The Embassy of Ethiopia will be closed on May 28th in observance of National Day
May 17, 2016
The Embassy of Eritrea will be closed on May 24th in observance of Independence day
May 15, 2016
The Consulate of Thailand will be closed in observance of Visakha Bucha Day. Please plan accordingly.
May 13, 2016
The Embassy of Cameroon will be closed on May 20th in observance of National Day
May 10, 2016
The Embassy of India will be closed on May 17th in observance of Buddha Purnima
May 2, 2016
The Embassy of Ukraine will be closed on May 9th in observance of Victory Day
May 2, 2016
The Embassy of Russia will be closed on May 9th in observance of Victory Day
May 1, 2016
The Consulate of Thailand will be closed in observance of Chat Mong Kon Day. Please plan accordingly.
April 29, 2016
The Embassy and Consulate of Thailand will be closed Thursday May 5, 2016 for Coronation Day. Regular office hours will resume Friday May 6, 2016. Please plan accordingly.
April 24, 2016
The Embassy of Ukraine will be closed on May 1st and 2nd in observance of Labor Day
April 24, 2016
The Embassy of China will be closed on May 1st and 2nd in observance of International Labor Day
April 20, 2016
The Embassy of Togo will be closed on April 27th in observance of Independence day
April 20, 2016
The Embassy of South Africa will be closed on April 27th in observance of Freedom Day
April 20, 2016
The Embassy of Sierra Leone will be closed on April 27th in observance of Independence day
April 20, 2016
The Embassy and Consulates of Russia will be closed May 2nd to May 3rd in observance of the Russian Labour Day. Please plan accordingly
April 19, 2016
The Embassy of Tanzania will be closed on April 26th in observance of Union Day
April 18, 2016
The Embassy of Bahamas will be closed on April 25th in observance of Easter Monday
April 15, 2016
The Embassy of India will be closed on April 22nd in observance of Good Friday
April 15, 2016
The Embassy of Bahamas will be closed on April 22nd in observance of Good Friday
April 11, 2016
The Embassy of Zimbabwe will be closed on April 18th in observance of Independence day
April 9, 2016
The Embassy of India will be closed on April 16th in observance of Mahavir Jayanti
April 7, 2016
The Consulate of Thailand will be closed in observance of Songkran Festival Day. Please plan accordingly.
April 1, 2016
The Consulate of Thailand will be closed in observance of Chakri Memorial Day. Please plan accordingly.
March 28, 2016
The Embassy of Senegal will be closed on April 4th in observance of Independence day
March 16, 2016
Important: The Azerbaijan Embassy will be closed from March 21th to March 25th in observance of their New Year. Please plan accordingly.
March 14, 2016
The Embassy of Namibia will be closed on March 21st in observance of Independence day
March 13, 2016
The Embassy of Tunisia will be closed on March 20th in observance of Independence day
March 8, 2016
The Embassy of Belarus will be closed on March 15th in observance of Constitution day
March 5, 2016
The Embassy of Mauritius will be closed on March 12th in observance of Independence day
March 1, 2016
The Embassy of Russia will be closed on March 8th in observance of International Women's Day
February 27, 2016
The Embassy and Consulate of Ghana will be closed on March 6th and 7th in observance of Independence day. Please plan accordingly.
February 23, 2016
The Embassy of Morocco will be closed on March 2nd in observance of Independence day
February 19, 2016
The Russian Embassy and Consulates will be closed Monday, February 22nd. Please plan accordingly.
February 16, 2016
The Consulate of Thailand will be closed in observance of Makabhucha Day. Please plan accordingly.
February 11, 2016
The Embassy of Gambia will be closed on February 18th in observance of Independence Day / National Day
February 5, 2016
The Embassy of Vietnam will be closed from February 8th through 10th in observance of Lunar New Year
February 5, 2016
The Embassy of Malaysia will be closed n February 8th in observance of Lunar New Years. Please plan accordingly.
January 25, 2016
The Consulate General of the PR of China in Toronto will be closed on February 15th for Family Day. Please plan accordingly.
January 19, 2016
The Embassy of India will be closed on January 26th in observance of Republic Day
December 25, 2015
The Embassy of Sudan will be closed on January 1st in observance of Independence Day / National Day
December 22, 2015
VisaHQ.ca's Toronto and Ottawa offices will be closed on December 28th, 2015. Please plan accordingly.
December 21, 2015
The Russian Embassy/Consulate will be closed for holidays from December 24th to 28th and January 1st to January 7th. Please plan accordingly.
December 21, 2015
The Indonesian Embassy/Consulate will be closed from on December 28th for the holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 21, 2015
The Ghana High Commission will be closed from December 24th to December 29th for the holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 21, 2015
The Embassy/Consulate of the PR of China will be closed on December 28th, 2015 for holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 21, 2015
The Embassy/Consulate of Brazil will be closed on December 28th, 2015 for the holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 21, 2015
The Embassy of Angola will be closed from December 21st, 2015 to January 1st, 2016 for holidays. Please plan accordingly.
December 17, 2015
The Embassy of Mozambique will be closed from December 21st to January 1st. Please plan accordingly.
December 17, 2015
The Embassy of Libya will be closed on Decemeber 24th in observance of Independence day
December 15, 2015
Most embassies will be closed at 12pm local time on December 31st. VisaHQ and most embassies will be closed on January 1st. Please plan accordingly.
December 11, 2015
The Embassy of Niger will be closed on December 18th in observance of Republic Day
December 9, 2015
The Singapore Consulate will be closed December 18, 2015 to January 4, 2016. Please plan accordingly.
December 8, 2015
The Embassy of Russia will be closed from January 1st through January 7th in observance of Orthodox Christmas.
December 5, 2015
The Embassy of Kenya will be closed on December 12th in observance of Independence day
December 4, 2015
The Embassy of Burkina Faso will be closed on December 11th and 12th in observance of National Day
November 24, 2015
The Embassy of Central African Republic will be closed on December 1st in observance of National Day
November 21, 2015
The Embassy of Mauritania will be closed on November 28th in observance of Independence day
November 4, 2015
The Embassy of Angola will be closed on November 11th in observance of Independence day
November 3, 2015
The Embassy of India will be closed on November 10th in observance of Guru Nanak Birthday
October 31, 2015
The Embassy of India will be closed on November 7th in observance of Bakrid
October 25, 2015
The Embassy of Algeria will be closed on November 1st in observance of Revolution Day
October 23, 2015
The Russian Consulate/Embassy in Canada will be closed on November 04, 2015 in observance of Unity Day
October 19, 2015
The Embassy of India will be closed on October 26th in observance of Diwali
October 17, 2015
The Embassy of Zambia will be closed on October 24th in observance of Independence day
October 7, 2015
The Embassy of Bahamas will be closed on October 14th in observance of Discovery Day
October 6, 2015
The Egyptian embassy will be closed on October 6 in observance of Armed Forces Day.
October 5, 2015
The Embassy of Equatorial Guinea will be closed on October 12th in observance of Independence day
October 2, 2015
The Embassy of Uganda will be closed on October 9th in observance of Independence day
September 27, 2015
The Embassy of Lesotho will be closed on October 4th in observance of Independence day
September 25, 2015
The Embassy of India will be closed on October 2nd and 3rd in observance of Mahatma Gandhi Birthday
September 25, 2015
The Embassy of Guinea will be closed on October 2nd and 3rd in observance of Independence day
September 24, 2015
The Embassy of Nigeria will be closed on October 1st in observance of Independence Day / National Day
September 23, 2015
The Embassy of Botswana will be closed on September 30th in observance of National Day
September 22, 2015
The Pakistani Embassy in Ottawa will be closed September 24-25. Please plan accordingly.
September 22, 2015
The Embassy of Jordan will be September 23rd to 25th. Please plan accordingly.
September 22, 2015
The Embassy of Egypt will be closed on September 24th until 25th. Please plan accordingly.
September 22, 2015
The Chinese Embassy in Ottawa & Consulate in Vancouver will be closed October 1,2,& 5 in observance of public holidays.
September 22, 2015
The Algerian Embassy will be closed September 24th until 28th. Please plan accordingly.
September 17, 2015
The Embassy of Guinea Bissau will be closed on September 24th in observance of Independence Day / National Day
September 15, 2015
The Embassy of Mali will be closed on September 22nd in observance of Independence Day / National Day
September 8, 2015
The Chinese Consulate in Toronto will be closed September 28, October 1 & 2 in observance of public holidays.
August 31, 2015
The Embassy of Brazil will be closed on September 7th in observance of Independence day
August 30, 2015
The Embassy of Swaziland will be closed on August 6th in observance of Independence day
August 26, 2015
The Embassy of Vietnam will be closed on September 2nd in observance of National Day
August 25, 2015
The Embassy of Uzbekistan will be closed on September 1st in observance of Independence day
August 25, 2015
The Embassy of Libya will be closed on September 1st in observance of Revolution Day
August 24, 2015
The Embassy of India will be closed on August 31st in observance of Idul Fitr
August 12, 2015
The Embassy of Afghanistan will be closed on August 19th in observance of Independence day
August 10, 2015
The Embassy of Indonesia will be closed on August 17th in observance of Victory Day
August 10, 2015
The Chinese Embassy will be closed September 3 in observance of a public holiday. Please plan accordingly.
August 9, 2015
The Embassy of Gabon will be closed on August 16th and 17th in observance of Independence Day / National Day
August 8, 2015
The Embassy of India will be closed on August 15th in observance of Independence day
August 8, 2015
The Embassy of Congo Republic will be closed on August 15th in observance of Independence day
August 6, 2015
The Embassy of Central African Republic will be closed on August 13th in observance of Independence day
August 5, 2015
The Embassy of Thailand will be closed on August 12th in observance of H.M. The Queens Birthday.
August 4, 2015
The Embassy of Chad will be closed on August 11th in observance of Independence day
July 29, 2015
The Embassy of Burkina Faso will be closed on August 5th in observance of Independence day
July 27, 2015
The Embassy of Niger will be closed on August 3rd in observance of Independence day
July 25, 2015
The Embassy of Benin will be closed on August 1st in observance of National Day
July 25, 2015
The Embassy of Bahamas will be closed on August 1st in observance of Emancipation Day
July 23, 2015
The Embassy of Morocco will be closed on July 30th in observance of Throne Day
July 20, 2015
The Chinese Embassy will be closed August 3 in observance of the Civic Holiday.
July 16, 2015
The Pakistani Embassy will be closed July 17th, 20th, & 21st. Please plan accordingly.
July 16, 2015
The Malaysian Embassy will be closed July 17th. Please plan accordingly.
July 16, 2015
The Ethiopian Embassy will be closed July 17th. Please plan accordingly.
July 16, 2015
The Embassy of Jordan will be closed July 17th & 20th in observance of Eid Al Fitr. Please plan accordingly.
July 16, 2015
The Embassy of Egypt will be closed on July 23th in observance of Revolution Day / National Day
July 16, 2015
The Azerbaijan Embassy will be closed July 20th & 21st. Please plan accordingly.
July 16, 2015
The Algerian Embassy will be closed July 17th. Please plan accordingly.
July 14, 2015
The Embassy of Indonesia will be closed from July 16th through July 21st in observance of Idul Fitri.
July 9, 2015
The Singapore Consulate will be closed July 13- 17. Please plan accordingly.
July 3, 2015
The Embassy of Bahamas will be closed on July 10th and 11th in observance of Independence Day
June 29, 2015
The Embassy of Comoros will be closed on July 6th in observance of Independence Day / National Day
June 28, 2015
The Embassy of Algeria will be closed on July 5th in observance of Independence day
June 26, 2015
Independence day
June 25, 2015
Our office will be closed July 1st in observance of Canada Day.
June 24, 2015
The Embassy of Rwanda will be closed on July 1st in observance of Independence day
June 24, 2015
The Embassy of Burundi will be closed on July 1st in observance of Independence day
June 23, 2015
The Embassy of Congo Democratic Republic will be closed on June 30th in observance of Independence day
June 22, 2015
The Embassy of Seychelles will be closed on June 29th in observance of Independence day
June 20, 2015
The Embassy of Djibouti will be closed on June 27th in observance of Independence Day / National Day
June 19, 2015
The Embassy of Somalia will be closed on June 26th in observance of Independence day
June 18, 2015
The Embassy of Mozambique will be closed on June 25th in observance of Independence day
June 11, 2015
The Embassy of Seychelles will be closed on June 18th in observance of Constitution Day / National Day
June 6, 2015
The Embassy of Bahamas will be closed on June 13th in observance of Whit Monday
June 4, 2015
The Embassy of Bahamas will be closed on June 5th in observance of Labor Day
May 24, 2015
The Embassy of South Africa will be closed on June 31st in observance of Independence day
April 30, 2015
The Embassy of Thailand will be closed Friday, May 1st. Please plan accordingly.
April 30, 2015
The Embassy of Ghana will be closed Friday, May 1st. Please plan accordingly.
April 30, 2015
The Embassy of Congo Democratic Republic will be closed Friday, May 1st. Please plan accordingly.
April 30, 2015
The Embassy of Cameroon will be closed Friday, May 1st. Please plan accordingly.
April 28, 2015
The Embassy of Vietnam will be closed on April 28th, April 30th, and May 1st. Please plan accordingly.
March 3, 2015
The embassy of Thailand will be closed on Wednesday, March 4th. Please plan accordingly.
February 18, 2015
The Malaysian Embassy will be closed Thursday, 2/19 and Friday, 2/20. Please plan accordingly.
February 11, 2015
The Embassy of Vietnam will be closed from February 18th through February 20th. Please plan accordingly.
January 26, 2015
The Embassy of China will be closed From February 18th through February 20th in observance of Lunar New Year
December 25, 2014
The Embassy of Russia will be closed from January 1st through January 7th in observance of New Year Holidays
December 22, 2014
The Russian Embassy will be closed on December 25th and December 26th. Please plan accordingly.
December 22, 2014
The Embassy of Thailand will be closed on Wednesday, 12/31 and Thursday, 1/1. Please plan accordingly.
December 22, 2014
The Embassy of Thailand will be closed on Thursday, 12/25 and Friday, 12/26. Please plan accordingly.
December 15, 2014
The Embassy of Uganda will be closed from December 22nd to December 26th. Please plan accordingly.
December 2, 2014
United Arab Emirates Embassy and Consulates in Canada will be closed on December 2 and December 3. Please plan accordingly.
December 2, 2014
Thailand Embassy will be closed on Friday, 12/5 for National Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 27, 2014
Russian Consulates will be closed on 4th in observance of Unity Day. Please plan accordingly.
October 6, 2014
The Embassy of Ghana will be closed Monday, October 6th. Please plan accordingly.
October 2, 2014
The embassy of Jordan will be closed from Monday October 6th through Wednesday October 8th. Please plan accordingly.
October 2, 2014
The High Commission of Bangladesh will be closed from Monday October 6th through Tuesday October 7th. Please plan accordingly.
October 2, 2014
The Embassy of Saudi Arabia will be closed on Monday October 6th. Please plan accordingly.
October 2, 2014
The Embassy of Pakistan will be closed from Monday October 6th through Tuesday October 7th. Please plan accordingly.
October 2, 2014
The Embassy of Egypt will be closed from Friday October 3rd through Monday October 6th. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2014
The Taiwan Embassy will be closed on Friday, October 10th. Please plan accordingly.
October 1, 2014
The Embassy of Nepal will be closed Thursday October 2nd and Friday October 3rd. Please plan accordingly.
September 26, 2014
The Embassy of India will be closed on from October 2nd through October 6th in observance of Dussehra
September 24, 2014
Nepal embassy in Canada will be closed on Thursday, September 25th for Vijaya Dashami. Please plan accordingly.
May 29, 2014
The Embassy of Russia will be closed on June 12th and 13th in observance of Independence Day / National Day
May 29, 2014
The Embassy of China will be closed on June 2nd in observance of the Dragon Boat Festival.
May 23, 2014
The VisaHQ.ca website will be down from approximately 10:00 PM Saturday, May 24th, until 2:00 AM Sunday, May 25th, Eastern Daylight Time, as we perform scheduled maintenance on our servers. We apologize for any inconvenience.
December 12, 2013
The Embassy of Liberia will be closed from December 23rd through January 1st in observance of the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
October 9, 2013
The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates and e-visa services will be closed from October 11th through October 19th in observance of Eid Al-Adha.
May 4, 2010
The Embassy of the People's Republic of China will be closed May 7, 2010. Please take this into account when planning for your visa application.
January 14, 2010
Citizens of Ghana, Nigeria, Swaziland and Zimbabwe now need a visa prior to travel to Nepal
September 18, 2009
Embassy of Syria will be closed September 21st through 24th, expect delays in processing Syrian visas.
September 18, 2009
Embassy of Pakistan will be closed September 21st through 22nd, please plan accordingly when applying for a Pakistani visa.
September 18, 2009
Embassy of China will be closed October 1st through 6th, please plan accordingly when applying for a Chinese visa.
January 21, 2008
On December 20th, 2007 the following countries joined the Schengen Agreement: Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and .
January 18, 2008
Embassies of the following countries are closed every Friday, please plan accordingly: Algeria, Ghana, Nigeria and .
December 28, 2007
Ukrainian embassy will be closed for holidays from December 30th through January 8th. Please allow additional processing time when applying for visa to .
December 20, 2007
Expect moderate delays in processing times, as the embassies will be closed for the holidays in the .
November 2, 2007
Belarus embassy will be closed November 7th. Please allow additional processing time when applying for visa to .
October 11, 2007
Starting October 1, 2007 all Indian visa applications are processed by an outsourcing company. Expect unprecedented delays. .
September 27, 2007
Starting January 23rd of 2007, US citizens must have a valid US Passport to enter Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Bermuda. Apply for a passport now.
September 11, 2007
Starting December 1st of 2007, citizens of the United States will need an entry visa in order to enter .
November 30, -0001
Three day applications submitted on August 31st will be ready September 6th. Apply for a passport now.
November 30, -0001
The consulate of Vietnam will be closed from February 16th to the 21st .
November 30, -0001
Indonesian Embassy will be closed May 17th, May 18th, May 28th, June 1st, and July 4th. Please allow additional processing time when applying for visa to .
November 30, -0001
Embassy of Myanmar will be closed April 30th and May 1st. Please allow additional time when applying for visa to .
November 30, -0001
Department of State will not accept same day passport applications on August 31st and September 3rd. Schedule will resume on September 4th. Apply for a passport now.

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