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Canada

Canada
Emergencies

CURRENT ISSUES

Family and Friends in Canada

If you are a relative or a friend of a Canadian experiencing a serious problem abroad, you should contact the Emergency Operations Centre.

During business hours other expert personnel are also available to provide advice and guidance in resolving problems. They work on a geographic basis and their telephone numbers are located in the Contact Us section.

List of Potential Problems

Adoptions Hostage Takings
Arrest Kidnappings
Assault Legal and Notary Services
Birth Registration Loss of Belongings
Canadian Citizenship Medical Assistance
Child Abductions Missing Persons
Child Custody Passport Services
Child Welfare Registration Abroad
Deaths Scams
Disasters (Civil & Natural) Transportation Accidents
Evacuations Visa Services (Cdn Citizens)
Financial Assistance Visa Services (Non-Cdn Citizens)
Hijackings    

What You Can Do to Help Yourself and Others

The Consular Affairs Bureau of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade assists thousands of Canadians each year in dealing with problems in foreign countries. The range of such problems is wide. Accidents, natural and civil disasters and emergencies, illnesses, arrests, child abductions and custody issues, stolen or lost travel documents, deaths, missing persons... all these problems have been encountered by Canadians travelling or living abroad. The Consular Affairs Bureau in Ottawa, working through more than 270 offices in other countries, provides assistance and support to all.

Consult the Country Travel Reports before your departure to find out about security and safety conditions, health questions and entry requirements for the country or countries you are going to. The Department publishes reports for over 225 destinations around the world.

If you encounter a serious problem abroad, you should immediately contact the nearest Canadian government office abroad. If you are unable to contact one of our offices abroad, you can call collect at (613) 996-8885 to our Emergency Operations Centre in Ottawa. It operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

If you are calling from Canada, to report a serious problem abroad, you should call the Emergency Operations Centre at 1-800-267-6788 or (613) 944-6788.

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The Operations Centre of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. An experienced officer is always available to respond to emergency calls from anywhere in the world.

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Emergency Contact Info

 

Canadian citizens outside Canada can call collect to (613) 996-8885.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

In a number of countries, you can also call the 24/7 Operations Centre toll-free.

 

 

 

You can also communicate with us via TTY by dialling (613) 944-1310

 

 

 

Contact us directly via our online e-mail form

 

 

 

You can also reach the Operations Centre by e-mail at: sos@dfait-maeci.gc.ca

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The Operations Centre receives approximately 100,000 calls a year, and is busiest in the early evening, Eastern Time. The Centre uses a modern Automatic Call Distribution system. And your call will be automatically sequenced and will be answered as quickly as possible in the order in which it entered the call-waiting queue. It may be necessary, due to a large number of incoming calls, to request that you leave a message. Please do so by listening carefully to the instructions on the voice-mail system and ensure you provide the area code and telephone number where you can be reached. An Operations Officer will return your call within 15 minutes.

SOS Online Form. Please use only incase of EMERGENCY

Canadians who require emergency assistance regarding travel outside Canada, can contact the 24/7 Operations Centre directly via this on-line form. Please note that if your message is a question about Canadian immigration or how to obtain a Canadian visa or the status of your visa application, please address your queries to Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade does not deal with Canadian immigration issues.

             NAME OF PERSON AFFECTED

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First Name:

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Surname:

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Date of Birth:

Day: Month: Year:

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Passport Number:

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Country:

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Telephone:

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Fax:

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E-mail:

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Postal Address:

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Nature of Problem:

NAME OF PERSON FORWARDING REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE (If same as above, ignore)

 

 

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Name:

 

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Relationship to Client:

 

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Telephone:

 

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Fax:

 

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Email:

 

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Postal Address:

 

 
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