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Permanent Mission of Canada in Geneva, Switzerland

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

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.

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

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Date Holiday
2022-01-03 New Year
2022-04-15 Good Friday
2022-04-18 Easter Monday
2022-05-26 Ascension
2022-06-06 Pentecost
2022-08-01 Swiss National Day
2022-09-08 Geneva Fast
2022-09-09 Geneva Fast (day after)
2022-09-30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
2022-10-10 Thanksgiving Day
2022-12-26 Christmas Reported to
2022-12-27 Boxing Day / St. Stephens Day Reported to
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