ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES ON VISA ISSUANCE FOR CANADIANS.
1. The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Ottawa will issue visas for official visitors only.
2. Emirates Airlines, Etihad Airways, travel agencies and hotels in the UAE are able to issue the following visas to Canadian citizens:
•Transit visas (Issued by the above mentioned airlines)
Translation: The Embassy of the UAE in Ottawa cannot and will not issue visas to Canadians on regular passports. These visas have to be arranged before entry by either an airline or hotel or travel agent in the UAE. The visa should then be available for pick-up at the airport in the UAE.
Click here to read the official annoucement of the UAE Embassy.