Marrying and Sponsoring a Saint-Pierrais or Miquelonnais

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Marriage to a French citizen and spousal sponsorship to Canada under the marriage immigration initiative is a complex process.
This page is designed to guide you through your marriage to a French citizen and the spousal sponsorship process.

Marrying and Sponsoring a French Citizen is the same process, no matter where they live. Learn more about sponsorship:

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Calling Saint Pierre and Miquelon from Canada

Despite its proximity to Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon is not in the North American Numbering Plan; it is an internatoinal call.

Dial 011 – 508 – local number


Calling Canada form Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Dial 00 – 1 – Canadian area code – local number

List of Canadian Area Codes:

Province Code Province  Code

403 / 587 (southern Alberta)

587 / 780 (central and northern Alberta)

Nunavut 867

236 / 250 / 778 (majority of BC)

236 / 604 / 778 (Metro Vancouver)


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
Northwest Territories 867 Yukon 867
Nova Scotia 782 / 902    


Time Difference

Despite its location in the middle of the Atlantic Time Zone, Saint Pierre and Miquelon has its own special time, GMT-3. Saint Pierre and Miquelon follows Canada's rules for Daylight Saving Time. It is an hour further ahead of Saskatchewan in the summer.

Canadian Time Zone

# of Hours Saint Pierre and Miquelon is Ahead

Pacific (BC, Yukon) 5 hours
Mountain (Alberta, western Nunvaut, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan) 4 hours
Central (Manitoba, Northwest Territories, central Nunavut, northwestern Ontario, Saskatchewan*) 3 hours
Eastern (most of Ontario, most of Quebec) 2 hours
Atlantic (Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI, eastern Quebec) 1 hour
Newfoundland 30 minutes


Emergency Information for Canadians in Saint-Barthélemy

The Canadian Consulte in Saint Pierre and Miquelon does not offer many services. The government of Canada recommends contacting the Embassy in Paris for assistance. However, due to the proximity of Newfoundland to Saint Pierre and Miquelon, it migth make more pratical sense to contact Canadian authorities there.

Consulte of Canada in Saint-Pierre

16, rue Jacques Debon
97500, Saint-Pierre
Saint-Pierre et Miquelon

Postal Address:
P.O. Box 4370, Saint-Pierre, Saint-Pierre et Miquelon

Telephone: 508 41-55-10
Fax: 508 41-55-10
Email: [email protected]

Hours of Operation:
2 p.m. – 5 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Mornings by appointment only

"The Consulate of Canada in Saint Pierre offers very limited consular services."

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Embassy of Canada in Paris

35 Montaigne Avenue
75008 Paris

Telephone: 33 (0)1 44 43 29 00 / Consular services: 33 (0)1 44 43 29 02
Fax: 33 (0)1 44 43 29 86
E-mail: [email protected]

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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The Government of Canada's Travel Alerts for Saint Pierre and Miquelon

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