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Consulate of Canada to France, in Lyon

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in France.

We also provide services to Canadians in:

Rhône-Alpes Region

2024 Paris Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games

Paris will be hosting the Olympic Games from July 26 to August 11, 2024, and the Paralympic Games from August 28 to September 8, 2024. If you’re planning to attend, read our safe travel information and advice.

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.

Child abduction

Steps to take if your child is abducted in Canada or 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.

Divorce abroad

Information on divorce procedures while abroad.

Legal matters

Steps to take should you need legal help 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.

Same-sex marriage abroad

Country specific information on same-sex marriage.

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


3, place de la Bourse, 69002 Lyon, France

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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
2024-01-02 exceptionnal closure
2024-02-16 exceptional closure
2024-04-01 Easter Monday
2024-04-05 exceptional closure
2024-04-08 exceptional closure
2024-05-01 Labour Day (France)
2024-05-08 1945 Victory
2024-05-09 Ascension
2024-05-20 Pentecost Monday
2024-08-15 Assumption
2024-11-01 All Saints
2024-11-11 Remembrance Day
2024-12-25 Christmas Day
2025-01-01 New Year
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