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Government of Canada services and information in San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Services and information provided to Canadians by the Consulate of Canada to Puerto Rico, in San Juan.

COVID-19: Travel guidance

All travellers, regardless of citizenship, must meet specific requirements when coming to Canada. For information on COVID-19 and travel, visit COVID-19: Travel, testing, quarantine and borders.

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Adoption and surrogacy

Refer to International adoption.

Birth abroad

Refer to Birth abroad.

Citizenship services

The Consulate of Canada in Puerto Rico does not offer citizenship services.

Marriage abroad

Refer to Marriage abroad.

Notarial services

The office provides the following notarial services 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

Credit card, bank draft

Details Fee (CAD) Fee (USD)
Authenticating signatures of Canadian authorities or notaries. 50.00 35.00
Certifying a true copy of a document. The fee shown is per copy. 20.00 15.00

Passport services

The Consulate of Canada in Puerto Rico can only issue emergency travel documents to return to Canada, on an appointment basis (only). Other services are provided at the Consulate General of Canada in Miami.

If you require urgent passport services, please contact 1-844-880-6519 for assistance.

Pensions and retirement

Refer to Retiring abroad.

Studying abroad

Refer to Studying abroad and EduCanada.

Visa and immigration services

Voting abroad

Refer to Elections (voting from abroad).

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