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Embassy of Canada to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan, in Astana

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in Kazakhstan.

We also provide services to Canadians in:

Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan

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.

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


Kabanbay, Batyr Street 13/1, Astana, Z05H0A5, Kazakhstan

Our representative

Alan Hamson, Ambassador of Canada to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan

Alan Hamson
Ambassador of Canada to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan

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Date Holiday
2022-01-03 New Year's Day
2022-01-04 2nd New Year's Day
2022-03-21 Nauryz Meiramy
2022-03-22 Nauryz Meiramy (Day 2)
2022-04-18 Easter Monday
2022-05-02 Unity Day
2022-05-09 Victory Day
2022-05-10 Defender's Day (in lieu of May 7)
2022-05-23 Victoria Day
2022-08-01 Civic Holiday
2022-09-05 Labour Day
2022-09-19 National Day of Mourning in Canada to honour Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II
2022-10-10 Thanksgiving Day
2022-12-19 Independence Day
2022-12-26 Christmas (in lieu of December 25)
2022-12-27 Boxing Day (in lieu of December 26)

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