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Embassy of the United States in Ottawa, Canada

Embassy of the United States in Ottawa, Canada, located at 490 Sussex Drive. View a location map, get driving directions to the Embassy of United States, or view the information about the address, phone, fax, office hours, official website, Facebook page, Twitter, previous ambassadors, consular services, visa list, and head of mission (HOM).

  • Embassy Address

    490 Sussex Drive
    Ottawa, ON K1N 1G8
  • Telephone

    (613) 688-5335

  • Fax

    (613) 241-7845

  • Email

    [email protected] (nonimmigrant visa applications)
    [email protected] (Media)

  • Office Hours

    Monday to Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location Map

Location map of the Embassy of the United States in Ottawa, Canada


Office website

Social Media


The following is a brief listing of services offered at the Embassy of the United States in Ottawa, Canada.

  • Process visa applications
  • Notarize certain documents
  • Issues first-time passports
  • Renews expired passports
  • Amends passports to show change of name; validity, or to correct errors
  • Selective Service Registration
  • Renunciation of U.S. nationality
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America (CRBA)
  • Emergency help for U.S. Citizens traveling abroad

Head of Mission

David L. Cohen, Ambassador

Common Visa Types

Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel to United States without a visa. The most common types of United States visas are the following.

  • Nonimmigrant Visas
    • Business/Tourist visa
    • Work visa
    • Student visa
    • Exchange visitor visa
    • Transit/Ship crew visa
    • Religious worker visa
    • Domestic employee visa
    • Journalist and media visa
    • Treaty traders and treaty investors visa
  • Immigrant Visas
    • Family-based immigration
    • Fiancé(e) visa (K-1)
    • Religious workers visa
    • Employment-based immigration
    • Diversity visa (DV)
    • Returning resident visa (SB-1)

Besides Embassy of the United States in Ottawa, Canada United States also has 7 representations in the following cities of Canada:

All diplomatic missions of United States in Canada

Diplomatic missions of United States in neighbouring countries/regions of Canada:

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Quick Facts

  • Diplomatic relations established: 1927
  • U.S Legation in Ottawa established: 1927
  • U.S. Legation in Ottawa was elevated to Embassy status in 1943
  • First ambassador: William Phillips

Canada in United States

Canada has 14 representations in the following cities:

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This page was last edited on 13 May 2024 at 06:48 AM (EST).