Vietnam Embassy in Ottawa - Visa Information & how to apply

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Embassy of Vietnam in Ottawa - Canada

Address: 470 Wilbrod Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 6M8, Canada
Phone: +1 613 236 0772
Fax: +1 613 236 2704
Email: vietem@istar.ca
Office hours: Office hours: Monday to Friday 9.30 a.m - 11.30 a.m 13.30 p.m - 16.00 p.m
Vietnam Embassy in Ottawa

How to apply

Travellers from Ottawa, Canada can apply for a visa for Vietnam in person at the embassy of Vietnam in Ottawa or apply for a pre-approved visa letter online to pick up the visa on arrival.

E-visa application

To apply for an e-visa online from Ottawa, please follow these steps:

  1. Access our online e-visa application form.
  2. Upload .jpg images of your Canadian passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
  3. Make the payment for the e-Visa fee (47 USD ~ 62 CAD)
  4. Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 07:30 AM, local Ottawa time on 26 April 2024.
  5. Receive evisa by email or download it on our status page.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Ottawa, Canada, the following documents are required:

  • Valid passport for at least 06 months prior to your planned entry date (Travel documents or temporary passports may not be accepted)
  • Application form (Click here to download)
  • 02 recently taken passport sized photos (4*6cm)
  • Visa application fees

Apply for visa on arrival

Visa on arrival is an easy and convenient way to obtain a visa for Vietnam for Canadian applicants or foreign travellers residing in Ottawa who plan to arrive in Vietnam by air from Ottawa, Canada. The process involves 4 simple steps:

  1. Submit an online form for the approval letter.
  2. Receive the approval letter by Email in 2 working days.
  3. Prepare photos, entry/exit form, stamping fee and the approval letter
  4. Arrive at Vietnam airport, present all documents above to get the visa stamped on passport.

Visa on arrival price (Price quoted in CAD)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 15.9 CAD 31.7 CAD
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 18.5 CAD 34.4 CAD
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 26.4 CAD 42.3 CAD
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 33.1 CAD 48.9 CAD
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 119.0 CAD 144.1 CAD
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 125.6 CAD 150.7 CAD
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 145.5 CAD 183.8 CAD
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 165.3 CAD 203.6 CAD

*Above price does NOT include stamping fee at Vietnam airport which is 25 USD for single entry (1 month/3 month) and 50 USD multiple entry (1 month/3 month). The price is quoted in Canadian Dollar, click here to see our latest price in USD.


Frequently asked questions, answered

1 - How do I make a visa appointment at the Vietnamese embassy/consulate in Ottawa?

To contact the embassy for visa appointment or application in Ottawa, please call: +1 613 236 0772. In most cases, a visa appointment is not required, you can visit the embassy in person to obtain the visa.

2 - What time does the embassy open?

The working hours of the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Ottawa are from Office hours: Monday to Friday 9.30 a.m - 11.30 a.m 13.30 p.m - 16.00 p.m.

3 - How long does it take to get a visa in Ottawa?

An application for a tourist visa in Ottawa may usually take 3-5 working days. However, processing time may vary on a case-by-case basis, please contact the embassy directly for assistance.

4 - How much is a tourist visa in Ottawa?

Visa at embassy: please contact the embassy at +1 613 236 0772 for more information.
E-visa: 25 USD for 1 month single entry.
Visa on arrival stamping fee: 25 USD for single entry and 50 USD for multiple entry.

5 - Is it possible to renew my passport in Ottawa?

Yes, that is possible. The process may take 7-10 working days.