Getting Vietnam visa for Indian citizens from Canada

What do I need to bear in mind before applying for visa for Vietnam for Indian citizens from Canada?

Firstly, apply for Vietnam visa at least 3 weeks before you depart to avoid unexpected problems that may arise.
Secondly, check current validity of your passport. Vietnam requires at least 6 month validity on the passort at all times.
Lastly, select type of visa according to your intended length of stay in Vietnam, not according to actual purpose of your visit.

How to get Vietnam visa in Canada?

Online application

There are many advantages with online application: application and payment is both easy and flexible. The processing is faster and the fee is cheaper. You have to prepare nothing for the application. All you need to do is to complete a visa form online and pay the processing fee with credit/debit card. After 2 days from the time of application, you will be provided an approval letter stating that your Vietnam visa was issued and is watiting for your collection on arrival. However, to be qualified for on-arrival visa application, you must travel to Vietnam by air.

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Application in a paper form

If you make application on paper form at the embassy in Canda, the processing takes longer. At the visit, you have to bring origin passport with you, submit the application form attached with a passport photo and pay visa fee (non-refundable). When necessary, you have to answer some supplementary questions. When you visit, the embassy will normally notify you of the date for collecting the visa. Generally, the processing takes 05 business days since the receipt of complete required documents.

You can submit the application in person or by post at your convenience. If applying by post, you must enclose a self-addressed envelope to receive the passport back by post.

Consular Service contacts:

Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Canada
55 MacKay Street, Ottawa, K1M 2B2, Canada
Phone: (613) 236 0772 
Hotlines: 613-700-4779 or 613-882-6699
Fax: (613) 236 2704
Email: or (consul)

Consulate General of Viet Nam in Vancouver-Canada
#800-605 Robson street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B5J3, Canada
Tel : +1 604-629-0189 - Fax : +1 604-681-2906
Email : or
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