Processing times for temporary work permit applications processed by visa offices outside Canada

The tables below show application processing times at Canadian visa offices outside Canada. The times are based on how long it took to process 80 percent of all cases between October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013. Processing times will change.

Last changes made: October 30, 2013

Africa and Middle East

 

Visa Office Processing Time (IN DAYS)
Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates 27
Accra – Ghana 9
Algiers – Algeria
Amman-Jordan 9
Ankara-Turkey 3
Beirut–Lebanon 9
Cairo-Egypt 10
Dakar–Senegal 9
Harare–Zimbabwe
Lagos–Nigeria 26
Nairobi–Kenya 9
Pretoria–South Africa 16
Rabat–Morocco 9
Riyadh–Saudi Arabia 11
Tel Aviv–Israel 6
Tunis–Tunisia 13

 

Asia and Pacific

 

Visa Office Processing Time (IN DAYS)
Bangkok – Thailand 12
Beijing–China 8
Chandigarh–India 10
Colombo–Sri Lanka 9
Ho Chi Minh–Vietnam 9
Hong Kong–China 9
Islamabad – Pakistan 20
Jakarta–Indonesia 9
Manila–Philippines 13
New Delhi–India 2
Seoul – South Korea 2
Shanghai–China 3
Singapore–Singapore 15
Sydney–Australia 6

 

Europe

 

Visa Office Processing Time (IN DAYS)
Bucharest–Romania 4
Kyiv–Ukraine 6
London–United Kingdom 9
Moscow–Russia 4
Paris–France 5
Prague–Czech Republic 1
Rome–Italy 10
Vienna–Austria 9
Warsaw–Poland 9

 

Americas

 

Visa Office Processing Time (IN DAYS)
Bogota–Colombia 6
Buenos Aires–Argentina 2
Caracas – Venezuela 1
Detroit – United States 12
Guatemala City–Guatemala 2
Havana–Cuba 9
Kingston–Jamaica 2
Lima–Peru 9
Los Angeles–United States 12
Mexico City–Mexico 1
New York–United States 12
Port-au-Prince–Haiti 9
Port of Spain–Trinidad and Tobago 8
Santiago–Chile 11
Santo Domingo–Dominican Republic 2
Sao Paulo–Brazil 11
Seattle – United States 3

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