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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.

COVID-19: Travel guidance

All travellers, regardless of citizenship, must meet specific requirements when coming to Canada. For information on COVID-19 and travel, visit COVID-19: Travel, testing, quarantine and borders.

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

Benoît-Pierre Laramée, Ambassador of Canada to the Democratic Republic of Congo

Benoît-Pierre Laramée
Ambassador of Canada to the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Date Holiday
2022-01-04 Martyrs Day
2022-02-21 Family Day
2022-04-18 Easter Monday
2022-05-23 Victoria Day
2022-06-30 National Day
2022-07-01 Canada Day
2022-08-01 Father’s Day (LES) and Civic Holiday (Canada)
2022-09-05 Labour Day
2022-09-30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
2022-10-10 Thanksgiving
2022-11-11 Remembrance Day
2022-12-26 Boxing Day
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