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Embassy of Canada to El Salvador, in San Salvador

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in El Salvador.

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


Calle El Mirador & 87 Avenida Norte, Torre Quattro, Level 10, Colonia Escalon, San Salvador

Office closures

Date Holiday
2023-01-02 In lieu of New Year’s Day
2023-02-20 Family Day
2023-04-06 Maundy Thursday
2023-04-07 Good Friday
2023-05-10 Mother's Day
2023-07-03 In lieu of Canada Day
2023-08-03 Festival of San Salvador
2023-08-04 Festival of San Salvador
2023-10-09 Thanksgiving
2023-11-02 Day of the Dead
2023-12-25 Christmas
2023-12-26 Boxing Day
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