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.
Kirsten HillmanAmbassador of Canada to the United States
501 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C., U.S.A., 20001
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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.
For instructions on obtaining a letter of no objection to the waiver of the two-year foreign residence requirement for J-1 visas, please contact the Embassy.
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):
Witness a signature (consular officer witnesses a signature):
Note: Complete all documents before booking an appointment. Sign all documents in front of the consular officer.
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.
Refer to Studying abroad and EduCanada.
Visa and immigration services are offered at our Los Angeles and New York offices.
Refer to Elections (voting from abroad).
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