Embassy of Canada in Riyadh


The Canadian Embassy in Saudi Arabia is a bilateral mission in Riyadh and promotes Canadian interests in Saudi Arabia. The embassy of Canada also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Saudi Arabia. The Canadian Embassy in Riyadh is headed by Mr David Chatterson - Ambassador of Canada to Saudi Arabia.


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


(+966) (1) 488 2288


(+966) (1) 488 1997






Mr David Chatterson - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Saudi Arabia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Canadian embassy in Riyadh you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Canada

For all Canadian visa related matters contact the embassy in Riyadh before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.canadainternational.gc.ca/saudi_arabia-arabie_saoudite/ ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+966) (1) 488 2288 or email ryadh@international.gc.ca

Consulates of Canada in Saudi Arabia

Next to the embassy in Riyadh there could be additional Canadian consulates located in Saudi Arabia.

Please check below for the locations of the Canadian consulates in Saudi Arabia.

Canadian Consulates in Saudi Arabia

Next to the embassy in Riyadh, Canada has consulates in the following cities: Jeddah

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Canadian Embassy in Riyadh offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Saudi Arabia to Canada as wel as for Canadian citizens in Saudi Arabia. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Canadian nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.