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Permanent Mission of Canada in Geneva, Switzerland

We provide services to Canadians visiting, living or working in the Canton of Geneva.

The Permanent Mission of Canada in Geneva is the primary channel for diplomatic representation and the promotion of Canadian interests at the United Nations, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and other related entities based in Geneva.

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.

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


5, de l'Ariana Avenue, CH-1202 Geneva, Switzerland

This office also serves as the Permanent Mission to the:

Our representative

Nadia Theodore, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the World Trade Organization in Geneva

Nadia Theodore
Ambassador and Head of Mission

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Date Holiday
2024-01-01 New Year
2024-03-29 Good Friday
2024-04-01 Easter Monday
2024-05-09 Ascension
2024-05-20 Pentecost
2024-08-01 Swiss National Day
2024-09-05 Geneva Fast
2024-09-06 Geneva Fast (day after)
2024-09-30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
2024-10-14 Thanksgiving Day
2024-12-25 Christmas Reported to
2024-12-26 Boxing Day / St. Stephens Day Reported to
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