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High Commission of Canada to New Zealand, in Wellington

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in New Zealand.

We also provide services to Canadians in:

American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Niue, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Wallis and Futuna

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


Level 11, 125 The Terrace, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

Office closures

Date Holiday
2023-01-02 New Year's Day
2023-01-03 Day after New Year’s Day
2023-01-23 Wellington Anniversary (Wellington only)
2023-01-30 Auckland Anniversary (Auckland only)
2023-02-06 Waitangi Day
2023-04-07 Good Friday
2023-04-10 Easter Monday
2023-04-25 ANZAC Day
2023-06-05 King’s Birthday
2023-07-14 Matariki
2023-10-23 New Zealand Labour Day
2023-12-25 Christmas Day (in lieu of)
2023-12-26 Boxing Day
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