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Canada. Global Affairs Canada

Site: Online/Telephone Service

Service: Essential Information for Canadian Travellers

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Official travel advisories are in effect, see website for details
Contact Information
Office Phone Global Affairs toll free 1-800-267-6788; 
To request emergency assistance see Description field
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Contact Form
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Department of the Government of Canada that manages Canada's diplomatic and consular relations, encourages the country's international trade, and leads Canada's international development and humanitarian assistance
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Official travel advisories are in effect, see website for details 
Provides consular assistance and information for Canadian citizens who will be travelling outside Canada, including a wide range of current information on conditions in foreign countries, information about trip planning, and legal issues while outside of Canada 
* also able to provide emergency assistance and direction to those already travelling abroad 
To request emergency assistance, see here 
* this service is only intended for Canadian citizens in need of emergency consular assistance (do not have information concerning immigration, permanent residence, or visas) 
A variety of travel publications and fact sheets are available to download from the website.
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Canadian citizens
Application Call, email or visit website for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Physical Access Not Applicable - telephone and online service
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading Tours & Travel Information
Service Categories International Travel Advisories ; Internet Information Resources ~ Travellers ; Tourist Information ; Travel Directions/Trip Planning

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