Canada. Global Affairs Canada

Site: Ottawa - Consular Affairs Bureau

Service: Emergency Watch and Response Centre

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Contact Information
Office Phone Within Canada 613-996-8885 * visit webpage for information on numbers outside of Canada * assistance by SMS/Text Message 613-209-1233
Toll Free Phone Within Canada and the United States 1-800-387-3124 * Emergency passport services within Canada only 1-800-567-6868
TTY Phone 613-944-1310 * toll free within Canada and the United States 1-800-394-3472
E-Mail sos@international.gc.ca
Website travel.gc.ca/assistance/emergency-assistance
Address & Map
Consular Affairs Bureau
125 Sussex Dr
Ottawa, ON K1A 0G2
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Service for Canadian citizens in need of emergency consular assistance while abroad or emergency assistance regarding travel outside Canada * does not offer information concerning immigration, permanent residence, or visas 
 
Information and resources to assist individuals to manage emergency or crisis situations that may arise while abroad, including on: 
* arrest and detention 
* child welfare, abduction and custody issues 
* death abroad 
* financial assistance 
* forced marriage 
* hijacking, hostage takings and kidnappings 
* large-scale emergencies abroad 
* lost or stolen belongings abroad 
* missing persons 
* passport security 
* physical assault 
* sexual assault 
* sickness or injury
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call, e-mail or fill out the contact form at https://travel.gc.ca/assistance/emergency-assistance/emergency-contact-form * information is available on the website * if the telephone line is experiencing a high volume of calls, callers may be asked to leave a message and the call will be returned as soon as possible
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - for some services
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Other Details
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal
Date Updated 02 Feb 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning ~ Federal Government Information Lines ; Federal Government Departments ; Human Trafficking Prevention ; International Travel Advisories

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