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Contact the Consular Section

The Embassy provides consular services to Canadian citizens residing or travelling in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, and Yemen.

Address, telephone, fax, email

Street Address
Embassy of Canada
Diplomatic Quarter
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Postal Address
Embassy of Canada
P.O. Box 94321
Riyadh, 11693
Saudi Arabia

Tel.: +966 (11) 202-3200
Fax: +966 11 488 0137, 482 5670
Email: ryadh-cs@international.gc.ca

Ramadan Service Hours

  • Embassy
    Sunday to Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
     
  • Passport Services
    Sunday to Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
     
  • Passport pick-up
    Sunday to Thursday: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
     
  • Notary Services and Attestation of Documents
     
    Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays between 09:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Normal Service Hours

  • Embassy
    Sunday to Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
     
  • Passport Services
    Sunday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
     
  • Passport pick-up
    Sunday to Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
     
  • Notary Services and Attestation of Documents
     
    Please note that due to limited resources at the Embassy of Canada to Riyadh, we are unable to provide notarial services except for the following ones
     
    1. Authenticate the original Canadian birth certificate, Canadian marriage certificate or Canadian diploma
    2. Letter of facilitation for police clearance
    3. Letter of facilitation for changing of nationality on Saudi Residency ID (Iqama)
    4. Letter of facilitation for transferring the Saudi visa information from the old to the new passport
    5. ‘No objection’ letter (in case of death)
       
  • The Embassy provides the above listed services on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays between 08:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
     
    If you have any further enquiries, please send an email to the Consular Section mailbox: RYADHCS@international.gc.ca

Methods of payment

Online payment is the sole option for the four eligible passport services

PAY ONLINE before you apply for the following passport services:

  • Regular adult passports (5- and 10-year validity)
  • Child passports (5-year validity)
  • The administrative fee for replacing a valid lost or stolen passport ($45)

Other services can be paid by:

Credit : Credit card payments are processed through an online processing agent. Please complete the authorization form.
The form must reflect the exact charges for services requested and be completed in Canadian dollars. Failure to complete the form in full or authorize the correct fees may result in delays to your application.

Passport Fees
ServiceCdn $ Fee
Adult 10-year passport  $260
Adult 5-year passport (or less)  $190
Children's passport/  $100
Addition of a special stamp (at applicant's request)   $ 45
Citizenship Certificate Application  $ 75
Certified true copy of part of a passport or other travel document (one to three copies  $ 45
Replacement of a valid lost or stolen passport or other travel document (in addition to passport fee  $ 45
Temporary passport (linked to regular passport application)  $ 110
Statutory Declaration Form  $ 50
Retention of a valid passport (at Government of Canada offices abroad during processing of the application for a replacement passport)  $ 45
Signature /declaration attestation  $ 50
MFA stamp attestation  $ 50
Introduction/ facilitation Letter  $ 50

Processing times

The processing time for a passport application submitted abroad is 20 business days. This 20-day period only starts once we have a complete and accurate application and does not include postal delivery time. Processing times may change depending on the volume of applications received and are not guaranteed. Complexity of routine verifications and security checks leads to longer processing times.

Emergency Services – After Office Hours (for Canadian citizens only)

If you require emergency assistance, you may access our 24/7 day Operations Centre in Ottawa, Canada at no charge through the following methods:

  • calling the Embassy at +966-11-202-3201 or +966-11-202-3288
  • calling collect (613) 996-8885 / (613) 944-1310 (TTY)
  • email to sos@international.gc.ca
  • fax to (613) 943-1054

In a number of countries, you can also call the 24/7 Operations Centre toll-free.

NOTE: The Operations Centre does not handle any inquiries related to immigration, visas to Canada, trade or passports.

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Date Modified:
2020-04-29