Government of Canada services and information in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Services and information provided to Canadians by the Consulate of Canada in Edinburgh.
On this page
- Adoption and surrogacy
- Birth abroad
- Citizenship services
- Death abroad
- Marriage abroad
- Notarial services
- Passport services
- Pensions and retirement
- Same-sex marriage abroad
- Studying abroad
- Visa and immigration services
- Voting abroad
Adoption and surrogacy
Refer to International adoption.
Surrogacy is legal in the United Kingdom.
Refer to Children born outside of Canada.
If your child is born outside of Canada, you do not need to register the birth in Canada.
The General Registrar Office provides birth, death and marriage certificates in Scotland.
Proof of Canadian Citizenship applications are not accepted at the Consulate. Please refer to the High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom.
Refer to Death outside Canada.
Refer to Marriage outside Canada.
The Consulate offers limited notarial services.
Please refer to the High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom for the full range of services.
|Details||Fee (CAD)||Fee (GBP)|
|Administering an oath or receiving a statutory declaration or affirmation. The fee shown is per document.||50.00||32.00|
|Authenticating (witnessing) a signature. The fee shown is per document.||50.00||32.00|
|Authenticating the signature and seal of a foreign authority. The fee shown is per document.||50.00||32.00|
|Certifying a true copy of a document. The fee shown is per copy.||20.00||13.00|
Passport applications are not accepted at the Consulate. Please refer to the High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom.
Pensions and retirement
Refer to Benefits for Canadians living abroad.
Same-sex marriage abroad
Same sex marriages are legal.
Visa and immigration services
Refer to Travel documents – Visas.
- Apply to travel, study, work or immigrate to Canada.
- Find a visa application centre (VAC) to book an appointment to give your biometrics (fingerprints and photo).
- Submit an enquiry using the IRCC web form to contact a visa office.
Permanent residents of Canada: Find out how to apply for a Permanent Resident Travel Document (PRTD).
Report a problem on this page
- Date Modified: