Embassy of Canada in Washington


The Canadian Embassy in the United States is a bilateral mission in Washington and promotes Canadian interests in the United States. The embassy of Canada also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of the United States. The Canadian Embassy in Washington is headed by Mr Gary Albert Doer - Ambassador of Canada to the United States.


Canadian Embassy in Washington, the United States 501 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington D.C. 20001-2111 United States


(+1) (202) 682-1740


(+1) (202) 682-7726





Mr Gary Albert Doer - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in the United States require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Canadian embassy in Washington 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 Washington before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.canadainternational.gc.ca/washington/ ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+1) (202) 682-1740 or email

Consulates of Canada in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington there could be additional Canadian consulates located in the United States.

Please check below for the locations of the Canadian consulates in the United States.

Canadian Consulates in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington, Canada has consulates in the following cities: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Richmond, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Tampa

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Canadian Embassy in Washington offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from United States to Canada as wel as for Canadian citizens in United States. 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.