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Vietnam visa for citizens of Canada

Documents required Vietnam visa for passport holders of Canada

Vietnam tourist visa is required for all Canadian passport holders living in Canada or in other countries. They can apply for visa which is valid up to 03 months.

Prepare these required documents before applying for a Vietnamese visa:

  • Your passport (still valid for at least 6 months starting from the entry date to Vietnam and have at least 2 pages empty)
  • Two (02) passport-sized photos: 4 x 6 cm or 2 x 2 inches
  • Vietnam visa application form (Visa application form at Vietnam Embassy, NA1 Immigration Entry and Exit form to get a Visa on arrival)

How to apply Vietnam visa?

This will present ways to apply for Vietnam visa for citizen of Canada or residents of other countries which are not included in Vietnam visa exemption list currently staying in this country. You can choose 1 of 2 following options:


Applying for Vietnam Visa On Arrival (visa picked up at Vietnam International Airports)

Follow 3 simple steps to obtain Vietnam visa on arrival

  • STEP 1 – Fill in the Visa form online. Confirm and Pay.
  • STEP 2 – Get your Approval Letter Via your Email.
  • STEP 3 – Get Visa Stamped at the Airport

For more details click here.

Visa on arrival fee for Canadian citizens

The cost for Vietnam visa on arrival includes:

  • Visa service fee (varies based on the number of applicants, the type of visa and the processing time and paid online)
  • Visa stamping fee (directly paid in cash to Custom Officials at Vietnam arrival airports, USD is preferred)

Tourist Visa Fee

Type of visa Service fee Stamping fee
1 month single entry 13 USD 25 USD
1 month multiple entry 18 USD 50 USD
3 months single entry 23 USD 25 USD
3 months multiple entry 55 USD 50 USD

Business Visa Fee

Type of visa Service fee Stamping fee
1 month single entry 90 USD 25 USD
1 month multiple entry 95 USD 50 USD
3 months single entry 120 USD 25 USD
3 months multiple entry 135 USD 50 USD

Applying for visa at Embassy

You should apply for Vietnam visa at Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in Canada in case you are traveling to Vietnam via land or sea border crossings. For a tourist visa, here are the documents you should prepare:

  • Visa application form. You can fill in the online form at or Download form file PDF and print out fill in.
  • Visa fee: This must be bank transfer notes, cashier’s checks . Cash pay only applies in case you send the application form directly to Vietnamese Embassies. This fee may subject to the type of visa you are applying for. The fee and procedure may differ in different countries, so you should contact the Embassy or Consulate that shall receive your application.
  • Post fee: In case you want your passport and result package delivered by post (most recommended FedEx and USPS)
  • Operation time: 4 to 5 working days

You should contact the Embassy of Vietnam in Canada before applying for a Visas.

Frequently asked questions

Can I wear glasses to take passport photo?

We are not sure about that. If your photo is denied, you can take your photo again at the airport with the fee of USD 03 – 05 for 1 photo.

How can I push up the visa landing procedure at the airport since our family has 2 kids?

You can consider using our fast track service at the airport to avoid waiting for your visa. Our staff will meet you after you land in the airport and escort you to get your visa stamp quickly.

Do I need to fill all of my family members in the entry form?

Actually, that part is not necessary. It is okay to pass that part

Hi, I’m Brazilian and I am traveling to Vietnam from Cambodia via land border crossing. Can I get Visa on arrival?

No, Please be kindly informed that visa on arrival is for those traveling to Vietnam by air only, so you cannot apply for this kind of visa.
In this case, we suggest you to visit the Vietnamese Embassy in Canada to apply for the visa.
Hopefully this information is clear to you. Should you need any further information, please feel free to let us know.