Marrying and Sponsoring a St. Helenian, Ascensionian or Tristanian

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Marrying a St. Helenian Ascensionian Tristanian Citizen and Sponsoring Your St. Helenian Ascensionian Tristanian Spouse to Canada

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

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Calling Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha from Canada

For St. Helena or Tristan da Cunha:

Dial 011 – 290 – 2 or 8 – local number, where

  • 011 is the exit code from Canada
  • 290 is the country code for St. Helena
  • 2 is the prefix for Saint Helena
  • 8 is the prexif for Tristan da Cunha

 

For Ascension:

Ascension no longer uses St. Helena's country code.

Dial 011 – 247 – local number

 

Calling Canada from Saint Helena, Ascension or Tristan da Cunha

Dial 00 – 1 – area code – local number

List of Area Codes in Canada

Province Code Province  Code
Alberta

403 / 587 (southern Alberta)

587 / 780 (central and northern Alberta)

Nunavut 867
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
Northwest Territories 867 Yukon 867
Nova Scotia 782 / 902    

 

Time Difference

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha are all on GMT+0. None of the islands observes Daylight Saving Time due to their proximity to the equator.

Canadian Time Zone

# of Hours Saint Helena is Ahead

# of Hours during DST

Pacific (BC, Yukon) 8 hours 7 hours
Mountain (Alberta, western Nunvaut, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan) 7 hours 6 hours
Saskatchewan 6 hours 6 hours
Central (Manitoba, Northwest Territories, central Nunavut, northwestern Ontario) 6 hours 5 hours
Eastern (most of Ontario, most of Quebec) 5 hours 4 hours
Atlantic (Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI, eastern Quebec) 4 hours 3 hours
Newfoundland 3.5 hours 2.5 hours

 

Emergency Information for Canadians in the British Virgin Islands

There is no Canadian diplomatic mission in Saint Helena or anywhere near it. For assistance contact the local authorities.

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