Are you among those asking questions like ‘Where is the Canadian embassy in Nigeria located?’ If so, then you are in the right place. In this article, we will be telling you where the Canadian embassy in Nigeria is located and their contact address.
If you want to travel to Canada from Nigeria then one of the things you should know is the location of the Canadian embassy in Nigeria.
The Canadian embassy is not scattered all over Nigeria. They are located in strategic cities in the country. Cities like Lagos, Abuja, and Port Harcourt.
Location & Contact address of the Canadian Embassy in Nigeria
Obviously, you cannot apply for a Canadian visa if you don’t know where the Canadian embassy is located in Nigeria.
In case you don’t know, Embassies are diplomatic missions sent to non-Commonwealth countries. The head of mission at the embassy is called Ambassador.
On the other hand, High Commissions are diplomatic missions sent to Commonwealth countries. The head of mission at the high commission is called High commissioner.
So, Canada being a Commonwealth country has a high commission and a high commissioner in Nigeria, not an embassy.
Therefore, you should not be surprised when you see a high commission in place of an embassy in parts of this article.
In Abuja, the Canadian High Commission is located at 15 Bobo Street Maitama. P. O. Box 5144, Abuja.
- Tel Contact: (+234) (9) 461-2900.
- Fax: (+234) (9) 461-2901
- Email Address: [email protected]
- Website: www.canadainternational.gc.ca/nigeria/
In Lagos, it is located at 4 Anifowoshe Street, Victoria Island, Lagos State.
To reach the embassy through their telephone number:
• Tel: (234 1) 262-2512/13/15
• Fax: (234 1) 262-2516/17
Email Address: [email protected]
In Port Harcourt, it is located at 15 Ahoada Street, Rumuibekwe Housing Estate, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
- Telephone: +234 (806) 399 7054.
- Email: [email protected]
- After-hours telephone number: +234 (806) 399 7054
Furthermore, for emergency consular help, call the High Commission of Canada in Abuja and follow the instructions.
Moreover, you may also reach the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa, Canada.
Canadian Visa application in Nigeria
Just like we mentioned earlier, there is a Canadian embassy in Abuja, Lagos, and Port Harcourt.
Meanwhile, the Canadian Embassy Uses a third party company to collect visa application documents. VFS GLOBAL operates the Visa Application Centre (VAC).
The addresses of the VFS GLOBAL in Nigeria are:
Lagos: VFS Global, Manor House, Plot 110, Admiral Ayinla Way, (Opposite Treasure Garden Estate, 3rd Roundabout, Lekki-Epe Expressway) Lekki Phase I, Lagos.
Abuja: VFS Global France Visa Application Centre, 38, Lobito Crescent, Wuse-2. Abuja.
We hope this article was helpful. You can also check our other article on How to apply for a Canadian Visa.