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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

Lorraine Anderson, High Commissioner for Canada in the Republic of Cameroon

Lorraine Anderson
High Commissioner for Canada in the Republic of Cameroon

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Office closures

These closures are subject to change in the event of a large-scale emergency. Emergency consular assistance for Canadians is always available 24/7.

Date Holiday
2024-01-01 New Year's Day
2024-02-12 Youth Day
2024-03-29 Good Friday
2024-04-01 Easter Monday
2024-04-10 Ramadan (to be confirmed based on the Islamic Calendar)
2024-05-01 International Labour Day
2024-05-20 Cameroon National Day
2024-06-17 Tabaski (To be confirmed according to the Islamic calendar)
2024-07-08 Canada Day
2024-08-15 Assumption
2024-09-02 Labour Day (Canada)
2024-10-14 Thanksgiving (Canada)
2024-11-11 Remembrance Day
2024-12-25 Christmas Day
2024-12-26 Boxing Day
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