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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.

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

Office closures

Date Holiday
2023-12-25 Christmas Day
2023-12-26 Boxing Day
2024-01-01 New Year’s Day in lieu
2024-04-01 Easter Sunday (In lieu)
2024-04-08 Eid Al Fitr (first day)
2024-04-09 Eid Al Fitr (second day)
2024-05-20 Victoria Day
2024-06-17 Eid Al Adha (first day)
2024-06-18 Eid Al Adha (Second Day)
2024-09-16 Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday
2024-10-14 Thanksgiving
2024-12-02 UAE National Day
2024-12-25 Christmas Day
2024-12-26 Boxing Day
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