How to obtain Vietnam Visa on arrival for Canadian Citizens

Canadian citizens are REQUIRED to apply for a valid visas to enter Vietnam for tourism and business purposes and meet the entry requirements:

  • Canadian Passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the arrival date.
  • Passport has 2 blank pages for visa stamp.

Visa requirements for Canadian Passport

Canadian passports are eligible to apply for Tourist  & Business visa on arrival.
Note: Canadian passports living in Canada or in other countries can apply for a 1 month, 3 month visa on arrival to Vietnam.

How to apply Vietnam visa on arrival for Canadian citizen

Address: 55 MacKay Street, Ottawa, K1M 2B2
Phone: (+1) 613 236 0772
Fax: (+1) 613 236 2704
Email: /

If you are currently living outside of Canada, you can you also contact the local embassy in the country where are residing.

Visa on arrival

The easiest way for Canadian visitors to obtain a Vietnamese visa is to apply for a visa on arrival online at We have a legal right to supply Vietnam entry visa for all visitors regarding business or tourist purposes legally. Just a few simple steps on our website, you can get the visa on arrival in Vietnam for Canadia citizens within a few days. 

Visa on arrival fees for Canadian citizens

Type of visa Normal Urgent Super Urgent
Single 1 month Tourist visa $15 $35 $55
Business visa $50 $70 $90
Single 3 month
Tourist visa $35 $55 $75
Business visa $85 $105 $125
Multiple 1 month
Tourist visa $20 $40 $60
Business visa $60 $80 $100
Multiple 3 month
Tourist visa $40 $60 $80
Business visa $95 $115 $135

* Normal:  4 working days
* Urgent: 2 working days
* Super Urgent – 1 working days
* The price table above is for visa on arrival service at TSN Airport and quoted in US dollars. If you want to apply through the Embassy of Vietnam in Canda please contact the Embassy directly for visa price.

If you need more information or our support, please don’t hesitate to contact as below information or reference our frequently questions.

28/3 Bùi Viện, Phạm Ngũ Lão, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Hotline: +84 941 293 889 | Facetime: +84 942 025 529
Skype: Hellovietnam179

Yes, it is possible. See how visa on arrival works. Content 1
You can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Canada (Ottawa in your case as it is nearest embassy to your location, 1436 km) or if you fly to Vietnam, you can consider visa on arrival as you can submit your application online to pick up the visa upon arrival at Vietnam airport.
Question: Hi, I am a travel agent looking for a Vietnam Visa for clients arriving by cruise ship on June 6, 2019 into Ho Chi Minh city and departing by cruises ship from Ha Long Bay on April 18. Do the clients need a Visa before leaving Canada or can they get it on arrival in the cruise port? Cost of this? Thank you, May

Answer: Cruise passengers can apply for a loose-leaf visa upon disembarking at a Vietnam seaport. We advise that you contact the cruise operator for application form and applicable fees for your cruise entry.