Canadian Embassy in Kinshasa

Canadian EmbassyThis is the Canadian Embassy in Kinshasa. If you are an expat in Democratic Republic of Congo then you need to contact the Canadian Embassy in The Congo for assistance. The details of the embassy has been listed below and you can contact them for more information should the need arise. The telephone, fax, street address and a map has been added below.

Canadian Embassy in Kinshasa

The Canadian Embassy in Kinshasa is across the road from the Turkish Embassy in Kinshasa and up the road from the British Embassy and US Embassy in the Congo. See the contact details below for more information. The details such as the street address and the telephone number and email for the Embassy has been updated. Note that the Embassy is closed on local as well as Canadian holidays. Check your calendar before you call or go to the Embassy in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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If you need documents to be legalised then you can make an appointment with the Embassy to have this done. You need to check to see what it is that the Embassy can legalised for you. This is part of the consular services where you can have access to a public notary in the DRC when you need one.

Now should you have lost that Canadian passport while in the DRC you will note that there is only an Embassy in Kinshasa. The are no Consulates in the country. So if you are located in Lubumbashi, Kisangani or Kananga you are going to need to get to the Capital city for assistance. You will need to report your lost or stolen passport to the local police.

Consular Assistance

From there you will need to get to the capital to apply for a new passport. When you are located in such a huge country with only one diplomatic point, always make a certified copy of the front photo page of your passport. Keep the copy separate from your passport. It becomes very helpful in the event of problems.

Street Address:17, avenue Pumbu, Commune de Gombe, Kinshasa, Congo (Kinshasa)
Mailing Address:P.O. Box 8341, Kinshasa, 1, Congo (Kinshasa)
Telephone:243 996 021 500
Fax:243 996 021 510 or 243 996 021 511
Hours of Operation:Monday to Thursday: 07:30 – 12:30 and 13:30 – 16:00
Friday: 07:30 – 13:00

If you are waiting on a Canadian visa. You will need to see what the visa processing times are for the Canadian Embassy in Kinshasa. These are approximate times as of January 2022. The times might shorten as the global economy goes back to normal.

Check Visa Processing Times
Visitor Visa (days)54
Super Visa (days)151
Study Permit (Weeks)11
Work Permit (Weeks)11
Spouse / Partner Visa (Months)12
Passport Application20 Business Days

These are the approximate times for a Canadian visa applied for from Kinshasa in the DRC. See the other diplomatic missions in the region. You can see what their times are as well as requirements for assistance. These include the High Commission of Canada in Cameroon as well as the Canadian Embassy in Burkina Faso and the Canadian High Commission in South Africa to list a few.


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