CREA Resource Sheet

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CREA Resource Sheet

  1. 1. The following information is for information purposes and is not legal advice or a substitute for legalcounsel. Preparing to Engage the International Buyer: Resource SheetCanadian Government Office in the United StatesConsulate General of Canada/Embassy TerritoryWashington, D.C. Eastern Pennsylvania,Embassy Delaware, Maryland and501 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Virginia, District of ColumbiaWashington, D.C. 20001-2114Tel: (202) 682-1740, Fax: (202) 682-7619, webmaster@canadianembassy.orgAtlanta Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi,Consulate General of Canada North Carolina, South Carolina,1175 Peachtree Street Tennessee100 Colony Square Suite 1700Atlanta, GA 30361-6205Tel: (404) 532-2000, Fax: (404) 532-2050, atnta@international.gc.caBoston Massachusetts, Maine, NewConsulate General of Canada Hampshire, Rhode Island,Three Copley Place, Suite 400 VermontBoston, MA 02116Tel: (617) 262-3760, Fax: (617) 262-3415bostn@international.gc.caChicago Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin,Consulate General of Canada and Quad-Cities portion ofTwo Prudential Plaza Iowa180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 2400Chicago, IL 60601Tel: (312) 616-1860, Fax: (312) 616-1878, chcgo@international.gc.caDallas Texas, Arkansas, Kansas,Consulate General of Canada Louisiana, Oklahoma500 N. Akard Street, Suite 2900Dallas, TX 75201Tel: (214) 922-9806, Fax: (214) 922-9815,dalas-td@international.gc.caDenver Territory: Colorado, Montana,Consulate General of Canada Wyoming, Utah1625 Broadway, Suite 2600Denver, CO 80202Tel: (303) 626-0640, Fax: (303) 572-1158denvr-g@international.gc.caDetroit Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky,Consulate General of Canada OhioCompiled by The Canadian Real Estate Association. Please contact Simon Parham, sparham@crea.ca, if you noticeany inaccuracies. Information accurate as of September 12, 2012.
  2. 2. 600 Renaissance Center, Suite 1100Detroit, MI 482-43-1798General enquiries: Tel: (313) 567-2340, Fax: (313) 567-2164,dtrot@international.gc.caImmigration enquiries: Tel: (313) 567-2085, Fax: (313) 567-2125,detroit-im-enquiry@international.gc.caLos Angeles Southern California, Arizona,Consulate General of Canada New Mexico, Nevada (Clark550 South Hope Street, 9th Floor County)Los Angeles, CA 90071-2627General enquiries: Tel: (213) 346-2700, Fax: (213) 620-8827,lngls@international.gc.caImmigration Visa enquiries: Fax (213) 625-7154,los-angeles-im-enquiry@international.gc.caMiami Florida, Puerto Rico and theConsulate General of Canada U.S. Virgin Islands200 South Biscayne Blvd., Suite 1600Miami, FL 33131Tel: (305) 579-1600, Fax: (305) 374-6774,miami-td@international.gc.caMinneapolis Minnesota, Iowa (except theConsulate General of Canada Quad-Cities portion which is701 Fourth Avenue South, Suite 901 covered by the ChicagoMinneapolis, MN 55415-1899 Consulate General), Nebraska, North Dakota, South DakotaTel: (612) 333-4641, Fax: (612) 332-4061,mnpls-td@international.gc.caNew York South and Eastern New YorkConsulate General of Canada State, Connecticut, New Jersey1251 Avenue of the AmericasNew York, NY 10020-1175Tel: (212) 596-1628, Fax: (212) 596-1790, cngny@international.gc.caImmigration and Visa Inquiries: newyork-im-enquiry@international.gc.caSan Francisco/ Silicon Valley Hawaiian islands, NevadaConsulate General of Canada (except Clark County/Las580 California Street, 14th floor Vegas), and Northern CaliforniaSan Francisco, CA 94104Tel: (415) 834-3180, Fax (415) 834-3189, sfran@international.gc.caSeattle Washington State, Alaska,Consulate General of Canada Idaho, Oregon1501 4th Ave., Suite 600Seattle, WA 98101General Inquiries: Tel: (206) 443-1777, Fax: (206) 443-9662,seatl@international.gc.caImmigration and Visa Inquiries: Tel: (206) 443-1372, Fax: (206) 441-7838,seattle-im-enquiry@international.gc.ca
  3. 3. 1Consulate of Canada/Trade OfficeHoustonConsulate of Canada5847 San Felipe Street, Suite 1700Houston, Texas 77057Tel: (713) 821-1440, Fax: (713) 821-1611,hston-td@international.gc.caSan DiegoConsulate of Canada402 West Broadway, Suite 400San Diego, California 92101Tel: (619) 615-4286, Fax: (619) 615-4287,sndgo-td@international.gc.caPalo AltoTrade Office3rd Floor, 245 Lytton AvenuePalo Alto, CA 94301Tel: (650) 543-8800, Fax: (650) 543-8844, sanjo@international.gc.caCanadian Revenue Agency InformationContact InformationInternational Tax Services OfficePost Office Box 9769, Station TOttawa ON K1G 3Y4CanadaCalls from Anywhere in Canada and the United States (Individuals): 1-855-284-5942 Fax: 613-941-2505Part XIII tax and withholding accounts: 1-855-284-5946 Fax: 613-941-6905Useful LinksDisposing of or acquiring http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/nnrsdnts/cmmn/dsp/menu-eng.htmlcertain Canadian propertyProcedures concerning the http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pub/tp/ic72-17r6/ic72-17r6-11e.pdfdisposition of taxableCanadian property by non-residents of CanadaProvincial/Territorial Real Estate RegulatorsProvince/Territory Regulator CoordinatesBritish Columbia Real Estate Council of British Columbia 900-750 West Pender Street Vancouver, BC V6C 2T8 Canada1 Does not provide information or process paperwork for immigration, visas, passports or other consular services.
  4. 4. Phone: 604-683-9664 Fax: 604-683-9017 http://www.recbc.ca/Alberta Real Estate Council of Alberta th 2424 4 Street SW, Suite 340 Calgary, AB T2S 2T4 Canada Phone: (403) 228-2954 Fax: (403) 228-3065 http://www.reca.ca/splash.htmSaskatchewan Saskatchewan Real Estate Commission 237 Robin Crescent Saskatoon, SK S7L 6M8 Canada Phone: 306-374-5233 Fax: 306-373-2295 http://www.srec.ca/Manitoba The Manitoba Securities Commission 500-400 St. Mary Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3C 4K5 Canada Phone: (204) 945-2562 Fax: (204) 948-4627 http://www.msc.gov.mb.ca/real_estate/index.htmlOntario Real Estate Council of Ontario 3250 Bloor Street West Suite 600 East Tower Toronto, ON M8X 2X9 Canada Phone: 416-207-4800 Fax: 416-207-4820 www.reco.on.caQuebec Organisme dautoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec 4905, boulevard Lapinière Suite 2200 Brossard (Québec) J4Z 0G2 Canada Phone: 450-676-4800 Fax: 450-676-7801 http://www.oaciq.com/enNew Brunswick Government of New Brunswick Department of Justice and Attorney General Kings Place, P. O. Box 6000 Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1 Canada Phone: 506-453-2322 Fax: 506-444-4494 New Brunswick Real Estate Association 22 Durell Street, Unity 1 Fredericton, NB E3C 1N8 Canada
  5. 5. Phone: 506-459-8055 Fax: 506-459-8057 http://www.nbrea.ca/Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission 7 Scarfe Court Dartmouth, NS B3B 1W4 Canada http://www.nsrec.ns.ca/ Phone: 902-468-3511 Fax: 902-468-1016Prince Edward Island Office of the Attorney General Fourth Floor, Shaw Building 95 Rochford Street P.O. Box 2000 Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8 Canada Phone: 902-368-6478 Fax: 902-368-5283 http://www.gov.pe.ca/jps/index.php3?number=14978Newfoundland and Labrador Superintendent of Real Estate Department of Government Services , Consumer and Commercial Affairs Branch 5 Mews Place P.O. Box 8700 St. John’s, NL A1B 4J6 Canada Phone: (709) 729-4909 Fax: (709) 729-3205 http://www.servicenl.gov.nl.ca/department/branches/divisions/fsr.htmlYukon Territory Government of the Yukon Department of Community Services Third Floor, Law Centre 2130 Second Avenue Whitehorse, YK Canada Phone: 867-667-5811 Fax: 867-393-6295 http://www.community.gov.yk.ca/consumer/pl.htmlNorthwest Territories Government of the Northwest Territories Municipal and Community Affairs Box 1320 Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9 Canada Phone: 867-873-7672 http://www.maca.gov.nt.ca/resources/licensing/index.htmlNunavut Government of Nunavut P.O. Box 1000 Station 200 Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0 Canada Phone: 867-976-6000 http://www.gov.nu.ca/en/Departments.aspx
  6. 6. Provincial/Territorial Health Care Providers with Information on Out-of-Jurisdiction Health CoverageProvince/Territ CoordinatesoryBritish Ministry of Health Medical Service PlanColumbia PO Box 9035 Stn Prov Govt Victoria, B.C. V8W 9E3 Canada Phone: 604-683-7151 Fax: 250-405-3595 http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/msp/infoben/leavingbc.htmlAlberta Alberta Health P.O. Box 1360 Stn. Main Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2N3 Phone: 780-427-1432 Fax: 422-0102 http://www.health.alberta.ca/AHCIP/coverage-outside-Canada.htmlManitoba Manitoba Health, Out-of-Province Claims 300 Carlton Street, Winnipeg MB R3B 3M9 Canada Phone: 204-786-7303 Fax: 204-783-2171 http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/mhsip/oop.htmlSaskatchewan Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, Medical Services Branch 3475 Albert Street, Regina SK S4S 6X6 Canada Phone: 306-787-4575 http://www.health.gov.sk.ca/out-of-provinceOntario Service Ontario M-1B114, Macdonald Block 900 Bay Street Toronto ON M7A 1N3 Canada Phone: 416-327-4282 Fax: 416-314-8721 http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/publications/ohip/travel.aspxQuebec Régie de l’assurance maladie 425, boulevard De Maisonneuve Ouest 3rd floor, suite 300 Montréal, QC H3A 3G5 Canada Phone: 418-682-5145 http://www.ramq.gouv.qc.ca/en/citizens/temporary-stays-outside-quebec/health- insurance/Pages/eligibility-during-stay.aspxNew Brunswick New Brunswick Health HSBC Place P. O. Box 5100 Fredericton, NB E3B 5G8 Canada
  7. 7. Phone: 506-457-4800 Fax: 506-453-5243 http://www.gnb.ca/0051/0394/index-e.aspNova Scotia Department of Health PO Box 488 Halifax, NS B3J 2R8 Canada Phone: 902-496-7008 http://www.gov.ns.ca/health/msi/MSI%20Out%20of%20Province.pdfPrince Edward Health PEI, Medicare ServicesIsland 126 Douses Road Montague, PE C0A 1R0 Canada Phone: 902-838-0900 Fax: 902-838-0940 http://www.healthpei.ca/index.php3?number=1020795&lang=ENewfoundland Department of Health and Community Servicesand Labrador P.O. Box 8700 1st Floor, West Block Confederation Building St. Johns, NL A1B 4J6 Canada Phone: (709) 729-4984 http://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/mcp/outofprovincecoverage.htmlYukon Territory Health and Social Services Government of Yukon Box 2703 Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6 Phone: 867-667-5209 Fax: 867-667-3096 http://www.hss.gov.yk.ca/health_care_card_coverage.phpNorthwest Department of Health and Social ServicesTerritories Government of the NWT Bag #9 Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0 Canada Phone: 867-777-7408 Fax: 867-777-3197 http://www.hlthss.gov.nt.ca/english/services/health_care_plan/out_of_territory_and_country_ coverage.htmNunavut Program Officer, NIHB/Nunavut Northern Secretariat First Nations and Inuit Health Branch 60 Queen Street PL 3914A Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 5Y7 Canada Phone: 867-975-5902 Fax: 867-975-5930 http://www.gov.nu.ca/health/Provincial Department/Agencies with Information on Provincial Residency Requirements
  8. 8. Province CoordinatesPrince Edward Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission P.O. Box 577 Charlottetown, PE C1A 7L1 Canada http://www.irac.pe.ca/ Phone: 903-892-3501 Fax: 902-566-4076Manitoba The Manitoba Farm Lands Ownership Board 812 - 401 York Ave Norquay Building Winnipeg , Manitoba R3C 0P8 http://www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/programs/aaa23s03.html Phone: 204-945-0359 Fax: 204-945-1489Alberta Foreign Ownership of Land Administration 3rd flr., Commerce Place 10155 - 102 Street Edmonton, AB T5J 4L4 Canada http://www.servicealberta.gov.ab.ca/856.cfm Phone: 780-427-6584 Fax: 780-6584Saskatchewan Farm Land Security Board 207-3988 Albert St. Regina, SK S4S 3R1 Canada http://www.farmland.gov.sk.ca/ Phone: 306-787-5047 Fax: 306-787-8599

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