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High Commission of Canada in Cameroon, in Yaoundé

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in Cameroon.

We also provide services to Canadians in:

Chad, Central African Republic, Gabon

Services and information

Adoption and surrogacy

Process to adopt a child internationally and bring them back to Canada.

Birth abroad

Register a child's birth abroad.

Citizenship services

Steps to become a Canadian citizen. Get proof of citizenship.

Criminal record checks

How to get a criminal record check abroad, if required.

Death abroad

Steps to follow when a loved one dies abroad.

Marriage abroad

Requirements, documents and processes for getting married abroad.

Notarial services

Have your documents certified and authenticated.

Passport services

Apply for a passport and what to do if your passport is lost, stolen or damaged.

Pensions and retirement

Information on pensions and retiring outside of Canada.

Studying abroad

Information on education or research opportunities in foreign countries.

Visa and immigration services

Apply to immigrate. Get a visa to study, work or visit Canada.

Voting abroad

Voting process for Canadians who live abroad.

Office information


607 Street 1792, "Les Colonnades" Building, New Bastos, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Our representative

Richard Bale, High Commissioner for Canada in the Republic of Cameroon

Richard Bale
High Commissioner for Canada in the Republic of Cameroon

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Office closures

Date Holiday
2022-01-03 New Year's Day
2022-02-14 Youth Day
2022-04-15 Good Friday
2022-04-18 Easter Monday
2022-05-02 International Labour Day
2022-05-20 Cameroon National Day
2022-07-04 Canada Day
2022-07-11 Tabaski (To be confirmed according to the Islamic calendar)
2022-08-15 Assumption
2022-09-05 Labour Day (Canada)
2022-10-10 Thanksgiving (Canada)
2022-11-14 Remembrance Day
2022-12-26 Christmas Day (in lieu)
2022-12-27 Boxing Day
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