Visa office in Shanghai, China (People’s Republic of)
Responsible for Permanent Resident Applications from:
The Shanghai visa office no longer processes PR applications; see Hong Kong (SAR)
Note: If you wish to apply for permanent residence under the Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skilled Trade, Canadian Experience Class, or some Provincial Nominee programs, you must apply online via Express Entry.
All new family sponsorship applications must first be mailed to the Case Processing Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
Responsible for Temporary Resident Applications from:
(Includes visitors, students, temporary workers and permanent resident travel documents)
Visa Application Centre (VAC)
VACs offer services for temporary resident applications (visitors, students and workers) and permanent resident travel documents.
- Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Jinan, Kunming, Nanjing, Shanghai, Shenyang and Wuhan, China
VACs accept applications for:
- study permits
- work permits
- visitor visas (temporary resident visa)
- travel documents for permanent residents
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