Embassy of Canada in Canberra


The Canadian Embassy in Australia is a bilateral mission in Canberra and promotes Canadian interests in Australia. The embassy of Canada also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Australia. The Canadian Embassy in Canberra is headed by Mr Paul Maddison - High Commissioner of Canada to Australia.


Canadian High Commission in Canberra, Australia - Commonwealth Avenue - Canberra - ACT 2600 - Australia


(+61) (2) 6270 4000


(+61) (2) 6273-3285






Mr Paul Maddison - High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Please visit official website

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Australia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Canadian embassy in Canberra you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Canada

For all Canadian visa related matters contact the embassy in Canberra before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.canadainternational.gc.ca/australia-australie/) or contact the visa department by telephone (+61) (2) 6270 4000 or email cnbra@international.gc.ca

Consulates of Canada in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra there could be additional Canadian consulates located in Australia.

Please check below for the locations of the Canadian consulates in Australia.

Canadian Consulates in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra, Canada has consulates in the following cities: Melbourne, Perth and Sydney

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Canadian Embassy in Canberra offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Australia to Canada as wel as for Canadian citizens in Australia. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Canadian nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.