The new consulate will be open to the public as of December 15, 2022. It will offer essential consular services to Canadians living, studying, working, and travelling in Armenia, including emergency consular assistance and passport and citizenship services. This is a key step forward in Canada and Armenia’s diplomatic relationship, and in opening an embassy in Armenia, a commitment announced by Minister Joly in August of this year. November 24, 2022 – Ottawa Ontario – Global Affairs Canada Global Affairs Canada announced today that it will officially open a consulate in Yerevan, Armenia, headed by Honorary Consul Vardges Avagyan. Alison LeClaire, Ambassador of Canada to Armenia, made the announcement in Yerevan, where Canada is marking through various events the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Canada and Armenia.