Visa office in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Responsible for Permanent Resident Applications from:

(Includes Self-employed, Start-up visa, Quebec-selected skilled worker, PNP and family sponsorship)

Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

For all federal economic immigration, see London

Note: If you wish to apply for permanent residence under the Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skilled Trade, Canadian Experience Class, or some Provincial Nominee programs, you must apply online via Express Entry.

All new Family sponsorship applications must first be mailed to the Case Processing Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Responsible for Temporary Resident Applications from:

(Includes visitors, students, temporary workers and permanent resident travel documents)

Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Yemen


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VACs accept applications for:

  • study permits
  • work permits
  • visitor visas (temporary resident visa)
  • travel documents for permanent residents

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