Marriage to a Uzbek Citizen
Every country has its own laws that apply to its citizens marrying a person from a different country. Getting married to a Uzbek citizen with the goal of eventually bringing them to Canada to live is a process with many steps.
If you want to bring your Uzbek spouse or partner to live in Canada, you must then file a sponsorship application for them to become a permanent resident. If they would like to visit you in Canada while their application is in process, they must also apply for a visitor visa. For more information, please see our family sponsorship page and our visitor visa page.
If you file a Canadian sponsorship application for your Uzbek spouse or partner, this application takes an average of 10-12 months.
A visitor visa application for your spouse or partner to visit you in Canada while the sponsorship applications are processing takes an average of 3 –14 days.
Uzbek Marriage Basic Requirements
Canadians travelling to Uzbekistan to get married will require a visa and visa supporting documents before they can be allowed to marry.
The cost of getting the visa is $60-120. An invitation letter is also required before getting the visa and the visit should be up to a month for $40 a person.
Visas can be granted at the airport on arrival at Uzbekistan but on request, to get official government approval of the invitation letter to visit Uzbekistan takes 10-14 days.
If your Uzbek spouse has dependent children, this does not affect the Uzbek Marriage document application.
If you have dependent children, they have no effect on the application to marry a Uzbek citizen.
List of Uzbek Consulates in Canada
Emergency Information for Canadians in Uzbekistan
Tashkent-Consulate of Canada
56 Usman Nosir Street, Apt. 39-40
Telephone: 998 (71) 253-9205
Moscow-Embassy of Canada
23 Starokonyushenny Pereulok,
Telephone: 7 (495) 925-6000
Calling Uzbekistan from Canada
Enter the exit code for Canada (001), the country code for Uzbekistan (998), then the area code, followed by the number.
Calling Canada from Uzbekistan
Enter the Country code for Canada, (1) and then the area code, followed by the number.
|Alberta||403 / 587 (southern Alberta)
587 / 780 (central and northern Alberta)
|BC||236 / 250 / 778 (majority of BC)
236 / 604 / 778 (Metro Vancouver)
|Ontario||226 / 519 (southwestern Ontario)
249 / 705 (northeastern Ontario)
289 / 365 / 905 (Greater Toronto Area)
343 / 613 (eastern Ontario)
416 / 647 (Toronto)
807 (northwestern Ontario)
|Manitoba||204 / 431||PEI||782 / 902|
|New Brunswick||506||Quebec||418 / 581 (eastern Quebec)
438 / 514 (Montreal)
450 / 579 (Greater Montreal)
819 / 873 (remainder of Quebec)
|Newfoundland and Labrador||709||Saskatchewan||306 / 639|
|Nova Scotia||782 / 902|
Time Difference between Canada and Uzbekistan
|Canadian Time Zone||# of Hours
Uzbekistan is Ahead
|# of Hours
|Pacific (BC, Yukon)||13 hours||12 hours|
|Mountain (Alberta, western Nunavut, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan)||12 hours||11 hours|
|Central (Manitoba, Northwest Territories, central Nunavut, northwestern Ontario)||11 hours||10 hours|
|Eastern (most of Ontario, most of Quebec)||10 hours||9 hours|
|Atlantic (Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI, eastern Quebec)||9 hours||8 hours|
|Newfoundland||8.5 hours||7.5 hours|