If you are in Vietnam and need assistance then the Canadian Embassy in Hanoi Vietnam will be able to assist you. You can ask about a Canadian visa or speak to the staff about other consular services. These include registering a marriage, registering a birth or access to a notary public. Note the map to the Embassy in Hanoi.
Canadian Embassy in Hanoi Vietnam
If you are backpacking through Asia then remember to call the Embassy for assistance if there is a problem. The most common problem is when you lose you passport while in Vietnam. If you have lost your passport or have it stolen. You must report this to the local police. They will give you a police card with a case number to show that you have reported the loss of the passport.
Call the Embassy or Consulate in Vietnam for an appointment. Apply for a new passport and give them the case number from the Vietnamese police. The Embassy or Consulate will then issue you with a new passport or a temporary travel document. This should solve your problems.
If you are teaching in Vietnam and need to have your documents notarized you will need to call the Embassy or Consulate. Make an appointment and then take your documents with to be notarised by the Embassy.
|Street Address:||31 Hung Vuong Street, Hanoi, Vietnam|
|Telephone:||+84 (4) 3734 5000|
|Fax:||+84 (4) 3734 5049|
|Operating Hours:||Monday to Thursday: 08:00 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 17:00
Friday: 08:00 – 13:30
Canadian Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City
If you are getting married in Vietnam you will need a letter of no impediment. The freedom to marry letter is to state that you are single. Without this letter you cannot legally get married in Vietnam. You need to call them for an appointment and complete the application form. They will tell you went to return to collect your letter of no impediment. Once you have this letter you will need to have it translated and verified. You can then use this to register your marriage in Vietnam.
Now lets say you gave birth or your wife gave birth in Vietnam. You will need to register the child as a Canadian born abroad. You will need the birth registration and birthsocuments from the Vietnamese government. These need to be translated and certified. Make an appointment at the Embassy or Consulate and take all these papers with you. You will also need to take the child with as well as your Canadian passport. The applications process will now begin. It takes a while and they will tell you when to return for the documents. Once that is done the child will need a Canadian passport or travel document. You will need to apply for this next.
|Street Address:||10th Floor, The Metropolitan, 235 Dong Khoi, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam|
|Telephone:||+84 (8) 3827 9899|
|Fax:||+84 (8) 3827 9935|
|Operating Hours:||Monday to Thursday : 08:30 – 10:30 and 13:30 – 15:30
Friday : 08:30 – 09:30
There a many diplomatic missions in the region such as the Canadian Embassy in Thailand as well as the Canadian High Commision in Singapore and finally the large Canadian Embassy in the Philippines amongst other missions. As for the Canadian visa application process. You can see the Canadian visa wait times for Vietnam below.
|Check Visa Processing Times|
|Visitor Visa (days)||19|
|Super Visa (days)||201|
|Study Permit (Weeks)||11|
|Work Permit (Weeks)||12|
|Spouse / Partner Visa (Months)||12|
|Passport Application||20 Business Days|
This is a snapshot from January 2022 and the timing will improve as the world settles as times goes by.