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Government of Canada services and information in Istanbul, Türkiye

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Services and information provided to Canadians by the Consulate General of Canada to Türkiye, in Istanbul.

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.

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Adoption and surrogacy

Refer to International adoption.

Birth abroad

Refer to Birth abroad.

Citizenship services

COVID-19 measures

The consular sections of the Embassy of Canada in Ankara and the Consulate General in Istanbul are continuing to limit in-person services.

Send completed applications by mail or courier to the “attention of the Consular Section” at the Consulate General in Istanbul.

Applications will be dealt with as time permits and in order of priority.

Payment method

Pay your application fees online.

Details Fee (CAD)
Application for a Citizenship Certificate for adults and minors (Proof of Citizenship) 75.00

Marriage abroad

COVID-19 measures

The consular sections of the Embassy of Canada in Ankara and the Consulate General in Istanbul are continuing to limit in-person services.

Routine in-person notarial services are currently unavailable.

Please send an email to ISTBL-Consular@international.gc.ca address for more information.

Notarial services

COVID-19 measures

Consular services at the Embassy of Canada in Ankara and the Consulate General in Istanbul are continuing to limit in-person services.

Please send a scanned copy of your documents to be authenticated via email to ISTBL-Consular@international.gc.ca.

Payment method

Credit card accepted. Use the credit card authorization form.

Cash payments not accepted.

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
Uniting documents and sealing their fastening. The fee shown is per document. 30.00
Transfer of private or public funds from Canada or elsewhere to the mission. The fee shown is per transfer. 75.00
Preparing a certificate, affidavit, declaration or other document (less than 200 words). The fee shown is per document. 30.00
Preparing a certificate, affidavit, declaration or other document (200-499 words). The fee shown is per document. 60.00
Preparing a certificate, affidavit, declaration or other document (500-999). The fee shown is per document. 80.00
Preparing a certificate, affidavit, declaration or other document (1000 words or more). The fee shown is per word. 0.10
Providing a Passport Canada CTC. The fee shown is per set of three copies. 45.00
Issuing a Statutory Declaration for the Purpose of Marriage. The fee shown is per document. 95.00

Passport services

COVID-19 measures

The consular sections of the Embassy of Canada in Ankara and the Consulate General in Istanbul are continuing to limit in-person services.

Please expect delays in processing times. Application processing times start once the completed application form and all supporting documents are received.

We are prioritizing urgent passport/citizenship applications, and notarial requests if you have urgent travel plans within 3 months. Must be supported by a proof of flight (reservation or booking), or a documentation for residency requirement.

Send completed applications by mail or courier to the “attention of the Consular Section”.

If you do not have immediate travel plans, please wait until 3 months prior to the planned travel date before applying for a passport. Travel plans should never be finalized until you have received your passport.

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
Pay online

Pensions and retirement

Refer to Retiring abroad.

Studying abroad

Refer to Studying abroad and EduCanada.

Visa and immigration services

Voting abroad

Refer to Elections (voting from abroad).

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