High Commission of Canada to the United Kingdom, in London
We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in the United Kingdom.
We also provide services to Canadians in:
Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar
Emergency consular assistance
Canadian citizens in the UK in need of emergency consular assistance weekdays between 8:30am and 5:00pm:
- Contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- We advise against presenting in person without contacting us in advance.
- If you have no access to email, leave a voicemail with your full name and phone number at +44 (0) 207 004 6000 (international call from a Canadian number).
- Follow the prompts for “Services to Canadian citizens”, then “Emergency situation involving a Canadian”. We will reply by the next business day.
Outside of business hours, see Request emergency assistance.
Services and information
Process to adopt a child internationally and bring them back to Canada.
Register a child's birth abroad.
Steps to take if your child is abducted in Canada or abroad.
Steps to become a Canadian citizen. Get proof of citizenship.
How to get a criminal record check abroad, if required.
Steps to follow when a loved one dies abroad.
Information on divorce procedures while abroad.
Steps to take should you need legal help abroad.
Requirements, documents and processes for getting married abroad.
Have your documents certified and authenticated.
Apply for a passport and what to do if your passport is lost, stolen or damaged.
Information on pensions and retiring outside of Canada.
Country specific information on same-sex marriage.
Information on education or research opportunities in foreign countries.
Apply to immigrate. Get a visa to study, work or visit Canada.
Voting process for Canadians who live abroad.
The Honourable Ralph Goodale
High Commissioner for Canada in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organization
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