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A consulate is the place in a city where a foreign government official works and looks after all the people there who are from his or her own country.

Your consulate is there to provide you with help if you find yourself in a serious or emergency situation.

Below is a list of some of the consulates with offices in B.C. This list is not exhaustive, but includes major consulates in Vancouver. If your country’s consulate is not listed, search a listing of all foreign governments’ embassies and consulates.  whom international students in B.C. can turn to for help if necessary.


Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China
3380 Granville Street,
Vancouver, B.C. V6H 3K3
Tel: (604) 734-7492
Education Office:
Emergency Phone: (778) 238-0003 (24 hour emergency help)

Consulate-General of India
201-11325 Howe St.
Vancouver, B.C. V6C 1Z7
Tel: (604) 662-8811

Consulate-General of Japan
900-1177 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6E 2K9
Tel: (604) 684-5868

Consulate-General of Korea
#1600-1090 West Georgia St.
Vancouver, B.C. V6E 3V7
Tel: (604) 681-9581

Consulate General of Vietnam
#800-605 Robson St.
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 5J3
Tel: (604) 629-0189


British Consulate-General
1111 Melville St., Suite 800
Vancouver, B.C. V6E 3V6
Tel: (604) 683-4421

Consulate-General of France
1130 West Pender Street — Suite 1100
Vancouver, B.C. V6E 4A4
Tel: (604) 637-5300

Consulate General of Germany
999 Canada Pl #704
Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3E1
Phone: (604) 684-8377

Consulate General of Italy
Standard Building #1100
510 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1L8
Phone: 604 684 7288

Consulate General of Spain
3185 Robinson Road
Vancouver, B.C. V7J 3G1
Phone: (604) 770-2207


Consulate-General of Brazil
666 Burrard St #2020
Vancouver, B.C. V6C 2X8
Phone: (604) 696-5311

Consulate-General of Colombia
1090 West Georgia Street, Suite 1340
Vancouver, B.C. V6E 3V7
Phone: (604) 558-1775


Consulate-General of Mexico
1177 Hastings St W #411
Vancouver, B.C. V6E 2K3
Tel: (604) 684-1859

United States Consulate General
1095 W Pender St.
Vancouver, B.C. V6E 2M6
Tel: (604) 685-4311