SIAT Consular Services is a Canadian company with offices in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver. We specialize in the procurement of the international travel visas required to enter a foreign country and in the legalization/attestation of both personal and business documents. Our experience in this business dates back more than 30 years.
VISAS
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  • the acquisition of travel visas
  • visa requirements or
  • visa application forms
DOCUMENTS
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  • the legalization of documents
  • document attestation
  • supporting documention for visa applications, such as Saudi e-numbers, etc
NEWS

April, 2014

Embassy closures

Chinese Embassy Ottawa closed - 18th April 2014
Chinese Consulate Toronto closed - 18th & 21st April 2014
Chinese Consulate Montreal closed - 18th & 21 April 2014
Chinese Consulate Calgary closed - 18th April 2014

Vancouver

Chinese Consulate Vancouver closed - In honor of Tomb Sweeping Day, the Chinese Consulate will be closed on Monday, April 7th

Vancouver Philippines Consulate Closure

Vancouver Philippines Consulate General will be closed on April 7th & 17th 2014.

Vancouver Thai Consulate Closure

In honor of the Songkran Festival the Thai Consulate will be closed on April 14th & 15th 2014.

Vancouver Easter Consulate Closures

The Chinese Consulate will be closed on April, Friday 18th (Good Friday) and Monday 21st (Easter Monday) 2014 for Easter break.
The Brazilian Consulate will be closed on April, Friday 18th (Good Friday) and Monday 21st (Easter Monday) 2014 for Easter break.
The Indonesian Consulate will be closed on April, Friday 18th (Good Friday) and Monday 21st (Easter Monday) 2014 for Easter break.
The Royal Thai Consulate will be closed on April, Friday 18th 2014 (Good Friday).
The Taiwan Consulate will be closed on April, Friday 18th (Good Friday) and Monday 21st (Easter Monday) 2014 for Easter break.
The Consulate General of Korea will be closed on April, Friday 18th (Good Friday) and Monday 21st (Easter Monday) 2014 for Easter break.
The Vietnam Consulate will be closed on April, Friday 18th 2014 (Good Friday).
The Singapore Consulate will be closed on April, Friday 18th (Good Friday) and Monday 21st (Easter Monday) 2014 for Easter break.
Philippines Consulate General will be closed on April, Friday 18th (Good Friday) and Monday 21st (Easter Monday) 2014 for Easter break.

Vancouver Brazilian Consulate Processing time increases

The Brazilian Consulate announced on April 1st 2014 the processing time for all Brazilian visas is now 20 business days. Travelers are advised not to book their airline tickets prior to the issuances of their visa(s). Monday, April 2014.

Brazilian FIFA World Cup 2014

Applicants wishing to apply for a Brazilian visa to attend the FIFA World Cup must select “FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 – Spectator” in the online application form. Applicants holding copies of their spectator pass/ticket must submit a copy of their pass/ticket with their applicant in order for an Embassy fee gratis visa. January 2014

Vancouver Vietnam consulate – new online application form.

As of March 15, 2014 all Vietnam visa application forms must be completed online and then printed. Hand written application forms are no longer accepted. March 15th 2014.

Senegal Bio-metric Visa Updates

Visas upon arrival (with pre-enrollment) is now available at the airport at Cap Skirring. As of July 2013, a biometric visa is required to enter Senegal. The Government of Senegal launched an on-line pre-enrollment program that allows visitors to register their visa online and receive their biometric visas on arrival at the following points of entry: Dakar Airport, Cap Skirring Airport (NEW), Border crossing of Rosso with Mauritania, Border crossing of Karang with Gambia, Border crossing with Guinea Bisseau. For more information click here

Ottawa Office goes Bilingual

Clients are once again able to receive assistance in both French and English at our Ottawa location. Please contact us at 613.233.2223 or by email.

SIAT Easter Hours

All our offices are open on Monday 21 April, 2014. We will be closed on Good Friday 18th April 2014.

March, 2014

Vancouver Vietnam consulate - new online application form.

As of March 15, 2014 all Vietnam visa application forms must be completed online and then printed. Hand written application forms are no longer accepted.