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Apply for 3 months multiple/single entry visa from Canada

Basically, Vietnam visa categorized in 2 main types: Vietnam tourist visa and business visa. Canada passport holders can apply for Vietnam business visa online at lower cost and simple procedure or apply at the Vietnam Embassy in foreign countries.

Business visa is granted to those who enter Vietnam for business purposes that valid from 1 month to 12 months. The Canadian businessmen need to get an official entry clearance from their sponsor, usually their employer if they apply for a visa at the Vietnam Embassy in . If you do not have a business partner, employer, or other sponsor who can provide you with an entry clearance, you can also apply for a business visa on arrival for a stay of up to 6 months to 1 year maximum.

From Canada, applicants should prepare some following documents to submit at the Vietnam Embassy or Consulate office:

  • Valid passport
  • Sponsor invitation letter
  • Completed application form
  • Passport size photograph
  • Application fee
  • Criminal record (might not be compulsory)

All these document will be submitted to the Vietnam Embassy in Canada 5-7 working days before departure date.

Embassy of Vietnam in Ottawa, Canada

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

Note: Office hours: Monday to Friday
Morning: 9.30 AM - 11.30 AM
Afternoon: 13.30 PM - 16.00 PM

For those, Canadian citizens, who is living far from Vietnam Embassy or Consulate, they might select to apply for a visa on arrival instead. Like tourist visa, online business visa application is very simple. You do not have to provide any documents, what you need to do is just:

  • Fill in online application form at
  • Conduct a payment via PayPal, bank wiring transfer or Western Union
  • Get visa approval letter shipped by email within 2 working days (for 1 - 3 months business visa) or 5 working days (for 6 months - 1 year business visa)
  • Print out the letter, bring with original passport, 2 photos, stamping fee to board your flight and get visa stamped at arrival airport.

If you need a visa in just a few hours for the sudden business in Vietnam, there is a special online visa service offered. It takes you maximum 2 working hours to arrange an approval letter. At weekend or in public holidays when all Vietnam Embassy or Consulate in abroad closed, business visa on arrival processing is NOT available.

When Canadian visitors are in Vietnam and their business visa going to expire soon, they might have it extended easily by visiting the Vietnam Immigration Department in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City or Danang or contact us to process it right away.

To apply for a work permit, you must be at least 18 years of age and physically fit to do the work you have applied for. You will also have to be qualified to do the work and provide proof of your technical skills and professional qualifications. You cannot have a criminal record or a previous conviction to receive a valid permit.

If you work as a doctor, nurse or pharmacist, you will have to satisfy additional requirements. The Vietnamese government is trying to ensure that expats moving to Vietnam are qualified to provide the services they plan to offer. You will receive your valid work permit within 15 days from the date of application.

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