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Government of Canada services and information in Vientiane, Laos

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Services and information provided to Canadians by the Office of the Embassy of Canada to Laos, in Vientiane.

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Adoption and surrogacy

Refer to International adoption.

Birth abroad

Refer to Children born outside of Canada.

Citizenship services

Complete your citizenship application. Book an appointment to present your documents in person, by phone or e-mail.

Payment method

Pay your application fees online.

Details Fee (CAD) Fee (LAK) Fee (USD)
Application for a Citizenship Certificate for adults and minors (Proof of Citizenship) 75.00 560000.00 60.00
Application to Renounce Canadian Citizenship 100.00 750000.00 85.00
Application for a Search of Citizenship Records 75.00 560000.00 60.00

Marriage abroad

Refer to Marriage abroad.

Notarial services

The office provides the following notarial services, by appointment only, to Canadian citizens and, in limited cases, to non-Canadian citizens if the documents are intended for use in Canada. Note: Documents must be in English or French, or accompanied by an official translation in English or French.

Authentication/Attestation (certify the document signature, the position of an official and the seal are genuine):

Certified copy (certify the document is a true copy of the original):

  • Documents presented by a Canadian citizen or a non-Canadian citizen for use in Canada; exceptions apply (fees apply).
  • Government-issued identification requiring a certified true copy (fees apply).

Witness a signature (consular officer witnesses a signature):

  • Documents presented by a Canadian citizen or a non-Canadian citizen for use in Canada; exceptions apply (fees apply).
  • Government-issued identification requiring a witnessed signature (fees apply).

Note: Complete all documents before booking an appointment. Sign all documents in front of the consular officer.

Payment method

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Details Fee (CAD) Fee (LAK) Fee (USD)
Administering an oath or receiving a statutory declaration or affirmation. The fee shown is per document. 50.00 375000.00 40.00
Attesting any document bearing a signature (affidavit, declaration, affirmation, etc.). The fee shown is per document. 50.00 375000.00 40.00
Authenticating (witnessing) a signature. The fee shown is per document. 50.00 375000.00 40.00
Authenticating the signature and seal of a foreign authority. The fee shown is per document. 50.00 375000.00 40.00
Authenticating signatures of Canadian authorities or notaries. 50.00 375000.00 40.00
Certifying a true copy of a document. The fee shown is per copy. 20.00 150000.00 15.00
Issuing a Statement in lieu of Certificate of Non-impediment to Marriage Abroad. The fee shown is a minimum, per document. 30.00 225000.00 40.00
Transfer of private or public funds from Canada or elsewhere to the mission. The fee shown is per transfer. 75.00 560000.00 75.00
Preparing a certificate, affidavit, declaration or other document (less than 200 words). The fee shown is per document. 30.00 225000.00 40.00

Passport services

Refer to our Service fees section to pay online before completing your passport application.

Book an appointment by email to present your documents in person.

Payment method

Pay online for all your passport services.

Details Fee (CAD) Fee (LAK) Fee (USD)
10-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 260.00 1950000.00 215.00
5-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 190.00 1420000.00 155.00
5-year Child passport (0-15 years of age) 100.00 750000.00 85.00
Additional fee for replacing a valid lost or stolen passport 45.00 330000.00 35.00
Pay online

Pensions and retirement

Refer to Benefits for Canadians living abroad and Retiring abroad.

Studying abroad

Refer to Studying abroad and EduCanada.

Visa and immigration services

Refer to Travel documents – Visas.

Permanent residents of Canada: Find out how to apply for a Permanent Resident Travel Document (PRTD).

Voting abroad

Refer to Voting in an election while outside Canada.

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