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Consulate-General of P.R.China in Toronto, Canada

 Visa Application Form of PRC

Consul General: Mr. Fang Li
Address: 240, St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5R 2N5 Canada
24-Hour Tel: +1-416-6160807, 5290068 (for emergencies)
Tel: +1-416-9647260, 9649646
Fax: +1-416-3246468
Email: chinaconsul_tor_ca@mfa.gov.cn  
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)

 Consular Office 
Tel: +1-416-9648861 (24-hour automatic telephone, manual service during 09:00-10:00 and 15:00-17:00)
Fax: +1-416-3249010 
Email: torontovisaoffice@gmail.com
Office Hours: 09:00-11:30, 13:30-15:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Consular Districts: Ontario, Manitoba  
Notice: In order to insure safety, all visitors to the Consulate in Toronto should show their ID Card.

 Chinese Visa Application Service Center (CVASC)
All ordinary passport holders visiting Mainland China are required to submit their applications to the center.

Detailed Information about CVASC:
Address: Suite 1501, University Center, 393 University Avenue
Business Hours: Monday-Friday
Application Submission: 09-15:00
(Urgent applications must be submitted before 11:30)
Payment and Passport Collection: 09:00-16:00
Tel: 416-345-8472
Fax: 416-345-8473
Email: torontocenter@visaforchina.org

 Tips for Applicants
1. The peak of application: Monday, 1-2 working days after every holiday, between 11:00-12:00, 13:30-14:30 in every working day. You'd better avoid the time quantum; otherwise, you will queue up for a long time. 

2. The off-peak time: Between 09:00-10:30, 14:30-15:30, from Tuesday to Friday. During this time quantum, applicants are rare and you can save your time. 

3. There are many applicants between May-June, September-October every year. In order to save your time, you can apply in advance based on your planned travel. 

4. Make a good preparation for required documents for application. 

5. Please make an appointment first at the website of CVASC.

 2014 Public Holidays of the CVASC in Toronto

Festival Date Day
New Year's Day January 1 Wednesday
Spring Festival January 31 Friday
Family Day February 17 Monday
Qingming Festival April 4 Friday
Good Friday April 18 Friday
Easter Monday April 21 Monday
Labour Day May 1 Thursday
Victoria Day May 19 Monday
Dragon Boat Festival June 2 Monday
Canada Day July 1 Tuesday
Civic Day August 4 Monday
Canada Labor Day September 1 Monday
Mid-autumn Festival September 8 Monday
Chinese National Holiday October 1 Wednesday
Thanksgiving Day October 13 Monday
Christmas Day December 25 Thursday
Boxing Day December 26 Friday