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Embassy of Canada to Saudi Arabia, in Riyadh

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in Saudi Arabia.

We also provide services to Canadians in:

Bahrain, Oman, Yemen

Services and information

Adoption and surrogacy

Process to adopt a child internationally and bring them back to Canada.

Birth abroad

Register a child's birth abroad.

Citizenship services

Steps to become a Canadian citizen. Get proof of citizenship.

Notarial services

Have your documents certified and authenticated.

Passport services

Apply for a passport and what to do if your passport is lost, stolen or damaged.

Pensions and retirement

Information on pensions and retiring outside of Canada.

Studying abroad

Information on education or research opportunities in foreign countries.

Visa and immigration services

Apply to immigrate. Get a visa to study, work or visit Canada.

Voting abroad

Voting process for Canadians who live abroad.

Office information


Diplomatic Quarter, P.O. Box 94321, Riyadh, 11693, Saudi Arabia

Our representative

Jean-Philippe Linteau Ambassador of Canada to Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Ambassador-designate to Bahrain and Oman

Jean-Philippe Linteau
Ambassador of Canada to Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Ambassador to Bahrain and Oman

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Office closures

These closures are subject to change in the event of a large-scale emergency. Emergency consular assistance for Canadians is always available 24/7.

Date Holiday
2024-01-01 New Year’s Day
2024-02-22 Saudi Foundation Day
2024-04-10 Eid Al Fitr - TBA
2024-04-11 Eid Al Fitr - TBA
2024-06-16 Eid Al Adha - TBA
2024-06-17 Eid Al Adha - TBA
2024-06-18 Eid El-Adha - TBA
2024-09-23 Saudi Arabia National Day
2024-09-30 National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
2024-11-11 Remembrance Day
2024-12-25 Christmas Day
2024-12-26 Boxing Day
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