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Embassy of Canada to the United Arab Emirates, in Abu Dhabi

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in the United Arab Emirates.

COVID-19: Travel guidance

All travellers, regardless of citizenship, must meet specific requirements when coming to Canada. For information on COVID-19 and travel, visit COVID-19: Travel, testing, quarantine and borders.

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.

Marriage abroad

Requirements, documents and processes for getting married abroad.

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.

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


Abu Dhabi Trade Towers (Abu Dhabi Mall), West Tower, 9th Floor, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Our representative

Marcy Grossman, Ambassador of Canada to the United Arab Emirates

Marcy Grossman
Ambassador of Canada to the United Arab Emirates

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Office closures

Date Holiday
2022-01-03 New Year’s Day in lieu
2022-04-18 Easter Monday
2022-05-02 Eid Al Fitr (first day)
2022-05-03 Eid Al Fitr (second day)
2022-07-08 Eid Al Adha (first day)
2022-07-11 Eid Al Adha (third day)
2022-08-01 Hijri New Year (Islamic) in lieu
2022-09-05 Labour Day
2022-09-30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
2022-10-10 Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday (in lieu) / Thanksgiving
2022-12-01 Commemoration Day
2022-12-02 UAE National Day
2022-12-26 Christmas Day (in lieu)
2022-12-27 Boxing Day (in lieu)
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