Getting Your Visa at the US Consulate Toronto

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US Consulate in Toronto, Canada

More than 38 million people live in Canada, which has English and French as the official languages. Located in North America, a total of 9.98 million square kilometers of land are covered by its ten provinces and three territories, making it the world’s second-largest country in terms of area.

The US embassy in Canada is the diplomatic mission of the United States of America in Ottawa, Canada, and six consulates in Canada. US Consulate in Toronto is one of the US consulates that offers immigration, emergency, and other Homeland Security services.

For more information about citizenship and other immigration services, contact Manji Law, P.C.

What Is the US Consulate Application and Interview Process?

Immigration is often initiated when an employer or close relative in the United States files a petition with the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service. After the application is approved, the US Consulate in Toronto notifies the person about how to schedule their interview and what documentation they need to provide. US Consulate-certified doctors conduct the required medical examinations.

How to Go about Your US Visa Application in Toronto

Canadian citizens do not need a visa to enter the United States for non-immigrant purposes. However, visas are required for work or immigration purposes.

The general requirements for getting a US immigrant visa in Canada are as follows:

  1. Form  I-140 for alien workers or Form I-130 for family members
  2. Make an appointment for your visa interview
  3. Attend your medical examination
  4. Attend your visa interview and be sure to answer all questions honestly
  5. Wait for visa adjudication 

Most visa forms can be submitted without the help of an attorney, however, you can get help from a reputable immigration attorney to avoid making mistakes that will cost you time and money in the long run.

US Consulate in Toronto Contact Details

The US Consulate General’s address is 360 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1S4, Canada. It is located on the west side, between Dundas and Queen Street, midway between the St.  

You can reach the Consulate in Toronto on the following telephone numbers:

  • 416-595-1700: General inquiries

  • 437-887-1448: General inquiries and scheduling interview appointments for callers within the Toronto area.

  • 703-249-4643: General inquiries and to schedule visa interview appointments for callers outside the Toronto area or the United States

Except for American and Canadian holidays, the consulate in Toronto is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Contact a reputable immigration lawyer to help you determine exactly how much your US visa processing costs will be.

US Visa Processing Time in Toronto, Canada

The processing time for US visas varies depending on the type of visa, whether immigrant or non-immigrant. An application for a US visa usually takes three to five weeks to be processed. Upon receiving a positive response, the applicant gets the document from the consulate, which takes 2 to 3 business days to be delivered. 

You can speak with your employment immigration attorney if you encounter any challenges with your visa application.