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Government of Canada services and information in Tunis, Tunisia

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Services and information provided to Canadians by the Embassy of Canada to Tunisia, in Tunis.

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Adoption and surrogacy

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Birth abroad

Refer to Birth abroad.

Citizenship services

The Embassy of Canada to Tunisia in Tunis provides services for Canadian Citizens on an appointment-only basis via e-mail at tunis.consular@international.gc.ca.

Complete your citizenship application before booking an appointment via e-mail to present your documents in person. Services are not offered by mail or fax.

Payment method

Pay your application fees online.

Credit cards:

  • Only international credit cards are accepted.
  • Tunisian credit cards are not accepted (Tunisian dinar is not convertible).

Cash payment: Only Tunisian dinars are accepted.

Valid ID is requested

Details Fee (CAD)
Application for a Citizenship Certificate for adults and minors (Proof of Citizenship) 75.00
Application to Renounce Canadian Citizenship 100.00
Replacement / Update of proof of Canadian citizenship 75.00
Application for a Search of Citizenship Records 75.00

Marriage abroad

Refer to Marriage abroad.

Regarding marriage in Tunisia: We recommend that any Canadian citizens who planning to get married in Tunisia first verify the procedures to follow, the documents required and any applicable fees from the appropriate Tunisian authorities (municipalities or local lawyers).

The Tunisian authorities will ask you to submit a certificate stating that there is no impediment to your marriage "Certificat de non-empêchement". As this document is not required by Canadian Law, a Declaration in lieu of a Certificat de non- empêchement will be issued. This certificate must be issued by the Canadian Embassy in Tunisia, during the consular service hours to clients. Fees in the amount of $50 apply. Process time is three business days. You will have to present:

  • Your Canadian passport.
  • Your birth certificate
  • Id of your futur husband/wife
  • Marriage search certificate delivered by vital statistics of your province in Canada
  • In case of divorce: Certified true copy of divorce certificate/final judgment of divorce or of the former spouse’s death certificate, if previously married.

Once your documents please send an e-mail to fix an appointment in order to present your documents in person. Services are not offered by mail or fax.

Notarial services

The Embassy of Canada to Tunisia in Tunis provides services for Canadian Citizens on an appointment-only basis via e-mail at tunis.consular@international.gc.ca.

The office provides the following notarial services, by appointment only, 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.

Services are not offered by email or fax - only in person.

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 cards:

  • Only international credit cards are accepted.
  • Tunisian credit cards are not accepted (Tunisian dinar is not convertible).

Cash payment: Only Tunisian dinars are accepted.

Valid ID is requested

Details Fee (CAD)
Administering an oath or receiving a statutory declaration or affirmation. The fee shown is per document. 50.00
Attesting any document bearing a signature (affidavit, declaration, affirmation, etc.). The fee shown is per document. 50.00
Authenticating (witnessing) a signature. The fee shown is per document. 50.00
Authenticating the signature and seal of a foreign authority. The fee shown is per document. 50.00
Authenticating signatures of Canadian authorities or notaries. 50.00
Certifying a true copy of a document. The fee shown is per copy. 20.00
Courier services for voting ballots during federal general elections or by-elections 0.00
Making a copy of a document (photocopy). The fee shown is per document. 3.00
authenticate driver licence 50.00
authenticte birth certificate 50.00
Issuing a Statement in lieu of Certificate of Non-impediment to Marriage Abroad. The fee shown is a minimum, per document. 50.00

Passport services

The Embassy of Canada to Tunisia in Tunis provides services for Canadian Citizens on an appointment-only basis via e-mail at tunis.consular@international.gc.ca.

You can pay online for all your passport services before completing your passport application.

Book an appointment via e-mail to present your documents in person. Services are not offered by mail or fax.

To submit a child passport applicaion, the presence of both parents and children is highly recommended.

Payment method

Pay online for all your passport services

Details Fee (CAD)
10-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 260.00
5-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 190.00
5-year Child passport (0-15 years of age) 100.00
Additional fee for replacing a valid lost or stolen passport 45.00

Pensions and retirement

Refer to Retiring abroad.

Studying abroad

Refer to Studying abroad and EduCanada.

Visa and immigration services

Voting abroad

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