Consular Services

The Government of Canada's website for Canadians travelling or living abroad. Find information and tips on destinations, travel documents, travel health, returning to Canada, and much more.

Services for Business

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) has trade offices across Canada and in over 150 offices around the world. Find out how to reach export markets, get on-the-ground assistance, and expand your business outside Canada.

International Education and Youth

Canadians have opportunities to develop their knowledge of the world and foreigners can learn more about Canada.


Canada's passport program became part of Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Service Canada assumed responsibility for passport operations including the network of passport offices.

Document Authentication

Foreign governments and organizations sometimes require that documents be authenticated before they will accept them.

Funding Programs

The Department funds an array of projects and programs in Canada and around the world. These departmental programs, aligned to government priorities, are important policy tools to protect Canadians and advance Canada’s priorities, interests and leadership abroad. We also manage Canada’s annual contributions to International Organizations.

Office of Protocol

Facilitating the presence in Canada of approximately 8,000 foreign representatives and their dependents. This includes planning, coordinating and implementing all official visits to Canada, events in Canada and abroad, and international travel by the Prime Minister and other Canadian government officials.

Canadian Foreign Service Institute

The Government of Canada's Centre of Expertise on learning related to International Affairs.