Registration of Canadians Abroad: A Free Service that could Save Your Life


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Registration of Canadians Abroad

If you’re travelling or living abroad, sign up for the Registration of Canadians Abroad service. Registration enables us to reach you in case of an emergency abroad, such as an earthquake or civil unrest, or inform you about an emergency at home.

Sign up online or register by mail, fax, or in person.

For more information, call 1-800-267-6788 (in Canada and the U.S.) or 613-944-6788.

Information obtained through registration is confidential and is used in accordance with the provisions of Canada’s Privacy Act.

Consular services

Consular services website
www.travel.gc.ca

General
Tel.: 1-800-267-6788 (in Canada and the U.S.) or 613-944-6788
TTY: 1-800-394-3472 (in Canada and the U.S.) or 613-944-1310
E-mail: travel@international.gc.ca

Emergencies
Tel.: 613-996-8885 (call collect from abroad where available)
E-mail: sos@international.gc.ca

Alcohol, drugs and travel
Visit our page on Alcohol, drugs and travel.

Publications (free)
Access our smart-travel publications or order them by calling 1-800-267-8376 (in Canada) or 613-944-4000.

Country travel advice and advisories
Our Country travel advice and advisories provide vital information on safety and security, local laws and customs, health conditions, and entry requirements for approximately 200 travel destinations. This information is also available by phone: 1-800-267-6788 (in Canada and the U.S.) or 613-944-6788.

Diplomatic offices
Canadian government offices abroad.

Publication information

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To obtain more information or free copies of this publication, write to:

Enquiries Service
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
125 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1A 0G2
Tel.: 1-800-267-8376 (in Canada) or 613-944-4000
E-mail: enqserv@international.gc.ca

We would like to receive your comments on this publication. Write to us at the address above or e-mail us at travel@international.gc.ca.

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