Contact and Office Information

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Due to ongoing concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, preventative measures have been enacted throughout our global network of offices. Consular services remain available to Canadians. Many Government of Canada offices are encouraging clients to limit in-person visits. Canadians in need of assistance should contact the Government of Canada office nearest them by phone or e-mail before visiting in person. You can also contact the Emergency Watch and Response Centre

For information on COVID-19, please visit the Government of Canada's official outbreak page and check our Travel Advice and Advisories. Make sure to register with the Registration of Canadians Abroad to get the latest updates at your destination.

General Contact Information

Street Address:
The Embassy of Canada
18, Mustapha Khalef Street
Ben Aknoun, Algiers

Postal Address:
The Embassy of Canada
P.O. Box 464, Ben Aknoun
16306, Algiers

Tel.: (213) 0770 08 30 00
Fax: (213) 0770 08 30 70 / 0770 08 30 40
Email for Canadian citizens:

General Embassy hours of operation:
Sunday to Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Services for Canadians

Consular services:
From Sunday to Wednesday by appointment.

Please note that the hours for the consular section differ from the embassy's hours.

Consular service - Appointment

For all passport applications, citizenship and notarial services, only clients having booked an appointment online will be served. Note that appointments cannot be used to make visa or immigration related inquiries.

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Notarial services

The consular section of the Canadian Embassy in Algeria offers notarial services during consular hours. Please come with the original of your document and a valid Canadian or Algerian piece of identification.

The notarial services offered are:

  • Certified copies. The applicable fee is 20 Canadian dollars per page, payable in Canadian dollars or in Algerian dinars.
  • Sworn declaration, authentication of signature, attestation of a power of attorney, and certification of conformity for a Canadian driver’s licence.

The applicable fee is 50 Canadian dollars, payable in Canadian dollars or in Algerian dinars.

Your document will be available the following day during consular hours.

Please note that Canadian driver’s licences are not renewable through the Embassy, but must be renewed directly with your province of residence.

Statutory Holidays

Our offices are closed on the following days:

Date (2019)Holidays
Tuesday, January 01New Year’s Day
Sunday, 21 AprilEaster
Sunday, 19 MayVictoria Day
Tuesday, 4 JunAïd El Fitr
Wednesday, 5 JunAïd El Fitr
Monday, 01 JulyCanada Day
Sunday, 11 AugustAïd El Adha
Monday, 12 AugustAïd El Adha
Sunday, 01 SeptemberMouharram
Sunday, 13 OctoberThanksgiving
Wednesday, 25 DecemberChristmas Day