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Emergency services

Dial 911 for emergency assistance.

Tourist police

The tourist police (POLITUR), a special division of the National Civilian Police, provide a security presence in tourist areas and urgent first response assistance to tourists.


Consular assistance

San Salvador - Embassy of Canada
Street AddressGigante Financial Centre, Tower A, Lobby 2, Alameda Roosevelt and 63 Avenue S, Colonia Escalón, San Salvador, El SalvadorTelephone(503) 2279-4655 / (503) 2279-4657/ (503) 2279-4659Fax(503) 2279-0765Emailssal@international.gc.caInternetwww.elsalvador.gc.caServicesPassport Services AvailableFacebookEmbassy of Canada to El SalvadorTwitter@CanEmbSVOffice HoursThe consular section of the embassy operates from Monday to Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and on Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

For emergency consular assistance, call the embassy of Canada to El Salvador in San Salvador and follow the instructions. At any time, you may also contact the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa.


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