The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
Do I Need a Visa to Visit Vietnam?
Yes, Canadian citizens using a Canadian passport require a visa to visit Vietnam.
Nationals of the following countries do not need a visa to enter Vietnam:
Cuba, Indonesia, Japan, Korea DPRK, Korea ROK, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand;
China PRC with a passport stamped AB;
Mongolia with a passport stamped AB, AC or AO;
All other nationals will need a visa.
Tourists do not require an official invitation to visit Vietnam.
For more information about travel conditions in Asia, please visit the Foreign Affairs Web site.