Vietnam Embassy contact in Canada

Vietnam Embassy in Canada

Vietnam Embassy in Canada contact details including the main office, telephone number and email address. This is the diplomatic representative of The Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Canada where you can apply for Vietnam visa and get assistance for other consular business.

Vietnam Embassy in Canada functions as a bridge between the Vietnamese Government and its counterpart in Canada. It is also the place where the travelers can apply for a visa to Vietnam before the departure.

Embassy of Vietnam in Ottawa, Canada

Address: 470 Wilbrod Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6M8, Canada
Phone: (1613) 236 0772
Fax: (1613) 236 2704
Email: /

Canadian passport holders can apply for a Vietnam visa by following ways:

1. Apply online for a Vietnam visa on arrival
Visa on arrival is an alternative way to obtain a visa to Vietnam in addition to the traditional way of obtaining a visa at Vietnam Embassy. This is the most preferred way that the Canadian travelers are using to get a visa for Vietnam. At present, Vietnam visa on arrival is available for those who travel by air only.

2. Apply for e-visa for Vietnam
From August 15, 2023, all the nationalities including Canadian are eligible for Vietnam e-visa application. This new visa form provides the Canadian visitors a maximum of 90 days stay (single or multiple entries) for the entries via airports, land ports and seaports.

3. Apply for Vietnam visa directly at the Vietnamese Embassy
For those who want to get a Vietnam visa beforehand or who want to travel to Vietnam by land or sea, they may go to the nearest Vietnamese Embassy to apply for the visa in person.

Each visa option has its own pros and cons, please see the differences between 2 main kinds of Vietnam visa in the table below:

 Visa on arrival (VOA)
Electronic visa (e-visa)
Visa feeFrom US $30 + US $25 stamping fee for 3 working days processingFrom US $45, no stamping fee is required;
Non-refundable in case your visa application is refused
Entry typeSingle or multiple entrySingle or multiple entry
Issuing authorityVietnam Immigration DepartmentVietnam Immigration Department
BeneficiariesThe travellers arrive in Vietnam by airplane ONLYThe citizens of all the countries travel to Vietnam via airports, landports or sea ports
Purpose of visitVacation, business, family or friend visit, and other purposesVacation, business, family or friend visit, and other purposes
Visa validity1 - 3 months (tourist visa), 6 months or 1 year (business visa)90 days maximum
Processing time- Normal: 3 - 5 working days;
- Urgent: 2 working days, 1 working day, 4 working hours and weekend or public holiday;
- Normal: 3 - 5 working days;
- Urgent: 2 working days, 1 working day, 4 or 2 working hours.
Entry gate09 international airports in Vietnam, including Noi Bai Airport, Tan Son Nhat Airport, Da Nang Airport, Phu Bai Airport, Cam Ranh Airport, Phu Quoc Airport, Can Tho Airport, Van Don Airport, Cat Bi Airport.37 entry gates including:
- 9 international airports;
- 16 land ports and;
- 12 seaports across Vietnam.
See the list of entry gates
How to get?Step 1. Go online at the visa application form and select "Vietnam visa on arrival";
Step 2. Make payment of the service fee;
Step 3. Receive a visa approval letter via email;
Step 4. Get visa stamped at arrival airport in Vietnam after presenting the visa approval letter, original passport, photos, entry and exit form and stamping fee in cash.
Step 1. Connect to the visa application form and select "30 days single entry (tourist e-visa)"
Step 2: Complete the form and attach with photos of yourself and your passport data page;
Step 3. Make payment of visa fee and receive a visa registration code;
Step 4. Check the visa application progress by entering the visa registration code, email and date of birth and then print the e-visa when it has been approved.
WarningIt may, but just sometimes, take you up to 30 minutes or 1 hour to get visa stamped at Vietnam airport if there are too many people arriving at the same time.- As this kind of visa is very new, of which some certain airlines or even immigration staff at the airports may have not been aware and therefore may refuse it, you should check with your airlines in advance to avoid this;

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