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Government of Canada services and information in New York, United States

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Services and information provided to Canadians by the Consulate General of Canada to the United States, in New York

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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Citizenship services

Government of Canada offices in the United States do not provide citizenship services. You must send your applications to Canada by mail. Please visit the Canadian citizenship website for more information regarding these services.

Notarial services

(NOTE: The Consulate does not generally provide notarial services that can otherwise be obtained locally.)

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.

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.
  • Government-issued identification requiring a certified true copy.

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.
  • Government-issued identification requiring a witnessed signature.

Note: Complete all documents before booking an appointment. Sign all documents in front of the consular officer.

Payment method

Money orders or bank drafts, no cash.
Visa or MasterCard only.
No American Express.

Details Fee (CAD) Fee (USD)
Administering an oath or receiving a statutory declaration or affirmation. The fee shown is per document. 50.00 40.00
Attesting any document bearing a signature (affidavit, declaration, affirmation, etc.). The fee shown is per document. 50.00 40.00
Authenticating (witnessing) a signature. The fee shown is per document. 50.00 40.00
Certifying a true copy of a document. The fee shown is per copy. 20.00 15.00
Courier services for voting ballots during federal general elections or by-elections 0.00 0.00
Transfer of private or public funds from Canada or elsewhere to the mission. The fee shown is per transfer. 75.00 60.00
Making a copy of a document (photocopy). The fee shown is per document. 3.00 2.00
Providing a Passport Canada CTC. The fee shown is per set of three copies. 45.00 35.00

Passport services

Government of Canada offices in the United States do not provide regular passport services. You must send your applications to Canada by mail. Please visit the Canadian passports website for more information regarding these services.

If you need a passport urgently contact the Canadian Citizen Services Contact Centre for Canadians in the U.S. at 844-880-6519. Please be advised that additional fees apply for urgent services.

Studying abroad

Refer to Studying abroad and EduCanada.

Visa and immigration services

Visa and immigration services are offered at our Los Angeles and New York offices.

Voting abroad

Refer to Elections (voting from abroad).

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