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Coming to Canada on a Diplomatic or Consular Posting?

Knowing ahead what to expect about a bilateral posting in Canada is key. On this page, currently under development, you will find important information, links and resources to help plan your arrival at the Canadian border and your stay in Canada.

Know what to expect before you arrive on posting

What you should know during your posting

About the end of your posting

  • Sale of property
  • Sale of vehicles
  • Are you family members staying in Canada to study following your posting?
  • Can family members who work retain their work authorization/visa? 

Staying in Canada or returning to Canada after your posting

  • Have the proper visa and ID  



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