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Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles, United States

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

We are limiting in-person visits. Consular services remain available to Canadians. If you need help, please contact us before visiting.

For information on COVID-19, visit the Government of Canada's official outbreak page and check our Travel Advice and Advisories.

The Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Los Angeles is temporarily closed. Please visit the VAC website for further updates.

The visa office in Los Angeles is currently providing essential services only. Send a message to for additional information if:

  • you received a request from IRCC to send your passport to the VAC and you require it urgently
  • you are a permanent resident of Canada, an immediate family member of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada, or are exempt from the travel restrictions and require a travel document, visa or permit to travel to Canada

Otherwise, you can apply for a visitor visa, study permit or work permit online. If you have a case-specific enquiry or require further assistance, please contact Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada or check IRCC’s Help Centre.

For more information, see Special measures implemented by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.


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Services and information

General enquiries

Telephone: 1-844-880-6519

Fax: +213 620 8827


Consular services

Get emergency help and assistance with travel documents when travelling abroad (Canadian citizens only).

Telephone: 1-844-880-6519

Fax: (213) 620-8827


Trade and investment services

Find advice and guidance with your international business or contact a trade office.

Telephone: (213) 346-2719

Fax: (213) 346-2767


Visa and immigration services

Apply to travel to Canada or to study, work or immigrate. Apply for refugee protection or check the status of your application.


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