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Embassy of Canada to Spain, in Madrid

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in Spain.

We also provide services to Canadians in:

Spain, Andorra, and Canary Islands

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.

Divorce abroad

Information on divorce procedures while 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


Torre Emperador Castellana, Paseo de la Castellana 259D, 28046 Madrid, Spain

Office closures

Date Holiday
2023-01-06 Epiphany
2023-03-20 Saint Joseph
2023-04-06 Holy Thursday
2023-04-07 Good Friday
2023-05-01 Labour Day (Spain)
2023-05-22 Victoria Day
2023-07-03 Canada Day
2023-09-04 Labour Day
2023-10-12 Spain's National Day
2023-12-06 Constitution day (Spain)
2023-12-25 Christmas Day
2023-12-26 Boxing Day
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