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Government of Canada services and information in Bamako, Mali

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Services and information provided to Canadians by the Embassy of Canada to Mali, in Bamako.

Consular assistance

The Embassy of Canada in Bamako is following the situation and providing consular service for Canadians in Niger. Canadians in need of urgent consular assistance can contact the Emergency Watch and Response Centre.

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Adoption and surrogacy

Refer to International adoption.

Birth abroad

Refer to Children born outside of Canada.

Citizenship services

Complete your citizenship application before presenting your documents in person.

Payment method

Pay your application fees online.

Details Fee (CAD) Fee (XOF)
Application for a Citizenship Certificate for adults and minors (Proof of Citizenship) 75.00 33500.00
Application to Renounce Canadian Citizenship 100.00 44500.00
Replacement / Update of proof of Canadian citizenship 75.00 33500.00
Application for a Search of Citizenship Records 75.00 33500.00

Marriage abroad

Refer to Marriage outside Canada.

Notarial services

The office provides the following notarial services, by appointment only, to Canadian citizens and, in limited cases, to non-Canadian citizens if the documents are intended for use in Canada. Note: Documents must be in English or French, or accompanied by an official translation in English or French.

Authentication/Attestation (certify the document signature, the position of an official and the seal are genuine):

Certified copy (certify the document is a true copy of the original):

  • Documents presented by a Canadian citizen or a non-Canadian citizen for use in Canada; exceptions apply (fees apply).
  • Government-issued identification requiring a certified true copy (fees apply).

Witness a signature (consular officer witnesses a signature):

  • Documents presented by a Canadian citizen or a non-Canadian citizen for use in Canada; exceptions apply (fees apply).
  • Government-issued identification requiring a witnessed signature (fees apply).

Note: Complete all documents before booking an appointment. Sign all documents in front of the consular officer.

Payment method

Cash payments are acceptable in exact change only.

For credit card payments, only Visa and MasterCard are accepted. The card needs to be brought along if the application is presented in person. This doesn’t apply to mail-in applications from Niger.

Certified cheques are only accepted for applications lodged from Niger. The certified cheque must be in Canadian dollars and payable to the Receiver General for Canada. It should be cleared by a Canadian bank. Cheques issued in Canadian dollars by a bank located outside of Canada must clearly indicate the complete address and account number of the corresponding bank in Canada or the institution where the cheque may be cashed in Canada (Your local bank can ensure of this).

Details Fee (CAD) Fee (XOF)
Administering an oath or receiving a statutory declaration or affirmation. The fee shown is per document. 50.00 22000.00
Attesting any document bearing a signature (affidavit, declaration, affirmation, etc.). The fee shown is per document. 50.00 22000.00
Authenticating (witnessing) a signature. The fee shown is per document. 50.00 22000.00
Authenticating the signature and seal of a foreign authority. The fee shown is per document. 50.00 22000.00
Authenticating signatures of Canadian authorities or notaries. 50.00 22000.00
Certifying a true copy of a document. The fee shown is per copy. 20.00 9000.00
Transfer of private or public funds from Canada or elsewhere to the mission. The fee shown is per transfer. 75.00 33500.00
Preparing a certificate, affidavit, declaration or other document (less than 200 words). The fee shown is per document. 30.00 13000.00
Preparing a certificate, affidavit, declaration or other document (200-499 words). The fee shown is per document. 60.00 28000.00
Preparing a certificate, affidavit, declaration or other document (500-999). The fee shown is per document. 80.00 35200.00
Preparing a certificate, affidavit, declaration or other document (1000 words or more). The fee shown is per word. 0.10 44.00
Making a copy of a document (photocopy). The fee shown is per document. 3.00 1350.00
Providing a Passport Canada CTC. The fee shown is per set of three copies. 45.00 20000.00
Délivrer une déclaration tenant lieu de certificat de non-empêchement au mariage. Le montant indiqué est le montant minimum par document. 50.00 22000.00

Passport services

Refer to our Service fees section to pay online before completing your passport application.

Present your documents in person.

Payment method

Pay online for all your passport services.

Details Fee (CAD) Fee (XOF)
10-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 260.00 115500.00
5-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 190.00 84500.00
5-year Child passport (0-15 years of age) 100.00 44500.00
Additional fee for replacing a valid lost or stolen passport 45.00 20000.00
Temporary passport only 110.00 49000.00
Interim passport 135.00 60000.00
Pay online

Pensions and retirement

Refer to Benefits for Canadians living abroad and Retiring abroad.

Studying abroad

Refer to Studying abroad and EduCanada.

Visa and immigration services

Refer to Travel documents – Visas.

Permanent residents of Canada: Find out how to apply for a Permanent Resident Travel Document (PRTD).

Voting abroad

Refer to Voting in an election while outside Canada.

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