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High Commission of Canada in Tanzania, in Dar es Salaam

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in Tanzania.

We also provide services to Canadians in:

Comoros, Seychelles, Zambia

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.

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


26 Garden Avenue/38 Mirambo Street, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Office closures

These closures are subject to change in the event of a large-scale emergency. Emergency consular assistance for Canadians is always available 24/7.

Date Holiday
2024-01-01 New Years Day
2024-03-29 Good Friday
2024-04-01 Easter Monday
2024-05-20 Victoria Day
2024-06-17 Eid al-Adha
2024-07-01 Canada Day
2024-08-05 Civic Holiday
2024-09-16 Maulid
2024-10-14 Mwalimu Nyerere Day/Thanksgiving
2024-12-09 Independence Day
2024-12-25 Christmas
2024-12-26 Boxing Day
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