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Embassy of Canada to the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Kinshasa

We provide services to Canadians and Australians visiting and living in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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.

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


17, Pumbu Avenue, Gombe Commune, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Our representative

Maryse Guilbeault, Ambassador of Canada to the Democratic Republic of Congo

Maryse Guilbeault
Ambassador of Canada to the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Office closures

Date Holiday
2023-01-02 New Year
2023-02-20 Family day
2023-04-07 Good Friday
2023-04-10 Easter Monday
2023-05-01 Labour Day/DRC
2023-06-30 Independence Day/DRC
2023-08-07 Civic Holiday (Canada)
2023-09-04 Labour Day (Canada)
2023-10-09 Thanksgiving Day (Canada)
2023-11-13 Remembrance Day (Canada)
2023-12-25 Christmas Day
2023-12-26 Boxing Day
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