x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

Canadians to need visa for UAE: embassy

Canadians will need a visa to enter the UAE starting on January 2, the UAE embassy in Ottawa announces.

Canadians will soon need a visa to enter the UAE.
Canadians will soon need a visa to enter the UAE.

Canadians will need a visa to enter the UAE starting on January 2, the UAE embassy in Ottawa has announced.

Requirements for the visas were not immediately announced.

"All sovereign states have the right to decide the entry requirements for visitors to their countries," Canadian foreign minister Lawrence Cannon's spokesman Jacques Labrie said by email.