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Ottawa, ON K1P 5H9
Phone: (613) 231-7054


The Republic of Romania

Do I Need a Visa to Visit Romania?

Canadian citizens using a Canadian passport do not require a visa to visit Romania for the purposes of business or tourism.

Most other nationals will need a visa.

Most other nationals will require an official invitation from Romania prior to applying for a visa. Please consult your invitor in Romania for this document.

Non-Canadians must apply IN PERSON at the Romanian Embassy or Consulate for the Schengen Zone visa. Visa seekers are advised that they must seek visas directly and in person from the embassy or consulate as they will be interviewed and fingerprinted and biometrically scanned

Non-Canadians must make an appointment directly with the appropriate embassy or consulate and attend the IN PERSON interview and fingerprinting. You must contact the embassy for the appointment. The embassy will tell you which documents to bring to your appointment.

Romania will soon be a member of the Schengen area Agreement on border control and visa standardization. The rules for a Schengen visa are now being implemented.


Embassy of Romania
655 Rideau Street
Ottawa, ON, K1N 6A3
Tel: (613) 789-3709
Fax: (613) 789-4365

For more information about travel conditions, please visit the Foreign Affairs Web site.