If you are living or residing in Fukuoka and planning to visit Vietnam, you may want to know how to get Vietnam visa in Fukuoka.
This guide is specifically written for:
Japanese passport holders living in Fukuoka, and
Foreign passport holders residing in Fukuoka.
Travelers may have up to two options to get Vietnam visa from Fukuoka, Japan:
Get visa at Vietnam Consulate in Fukuoka, or
Apply online and get visa on arrival at Vietnam airport
Now let’s learn how to get Vietnam visa in Fukuoka in details:
1. Visa at Local Vietnam Consulate in Fukuoka
This option is for travelers residing in Fukuoka who travel to Vietnam by air, bus, cruise or train.
Here is detailed contact of Vietnam Consulate in Fukuoka:
CONSULATE GENERAL OF VIETNAM IN FUKUOKA
4th Floor, AQUA HAKATA, 5-3-8 Nakasu, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, JAPAN 810-08
To apply in person for a visa at Vietnam Consulate in Fukuoka, you need to submit:
The original passport
Application form which is completed and signed
Sponsor letter from a Vietnam-based company (to get business visa)
Prepaid envelope with your address (to get visa and passport returned by post)
Note: The required documents and procedure may vary by embassy/consulate and nationality. You should contact the office before apply for visa.
2. Get Visa on Arrival from Fukuoka
Visa on arrival (VOA) is also known as visa at the airport. It is available for those who are living or residing in Fukuoka and fly to Vietnam. Application for VOA does not require applicants to travel to the consulate or submit any physical documents.
Either you are planning to get SETV (single entry tourist visa) or METV (multiple entry tourist visa) or any other visa type you have to take the same steps below:
Fill out the secured application form with required information and double check it. Pay for service fee via Credit/ Debit Card via PayPal/OnePay or bank transfer.
Receive the visa approval letter through email within 2 working days (for tourist visa) or 7 working days (for business visa) or even faster upon your request
Prepare the essential documents (*), board the plane to Vietnam, then present them to Vietnam Immigration Officer, and pay for stamping fee to pick visa stamp at Vietnam airport.
(*) Essential documents: the printed-out approval letter, original passport, a hard copy of Entry & Exit form, 02 passport-sized photos, and cash for stamping fee;
Vietnam visa on arrival is applied for air travelers only.
Cost of Vietnam visa on arrival includes: visa service fee paid online and stamping fee paid in cash at Vietnam airport.