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Vietnam Embassy in Hong Kong functions as a bridge between the Vietnamese Government and its counterpart in Hong Kong. It is also the place where Hong Kong citizens and residents can visit to apply for a visa to Vietnam.

Consulate General of Vietnam in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

15/F, Great Smart Tower, 230 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai, HONG KONG, CHINA
(852) 2591 4517
(852) 2591 4524

If you are Hong Kong citizen or resident and want to apply for a visa to Vietnam, you can do it by either of the following ways:

Frequently asked questions

What is the penalty for overstaying my visa in Vietnam? I hold Hong Kong passport.

Vietnam visas and immigration issues fall within the purview of the Vietnamese authorities. Financial penalties for overstaying the validity of your visa are determined on a case-by-case basis. But we do not recommend you overstay  your visa. In case your visa is about to expire and you wish to extend your stay, please contact the Vietnam Immigration Department or a travel agency to have your visa extended.

Is it easy to obtain Vietnam visa via Vietnam embassy in Hong Kong?

The requirements for Vietnam visa application via the Vietnam Embassy in Hong Kong may vary from nationality to nationality, so in case you wish to obtain Vietnam visa in this way, you are highly recommended to contact the embassy in advance for details to best prepare for  your application. In addition, in case you are traveling to Vietnam, you may consider a more convenient way to get the visa – Get Vietnam visa on arrival.

How to obtain Vietnam visa for Hong Kong citizens?

Please be kindly informed that at the moment, there are two options to get Vietnam visa for Hong Kong citizens, namely:
  1. Getting a visa on arrival (highly recommended for those traveling to Vietnam by air);
  2. Getting a visa via Vietnam embassy/Consulate.

Do I have only one option to get Vietnam visa via Vietnam Embassy?

No. It is the single option in case you do not travel to Vietnam by air. But in case you are traveling to Vietnam by air, you have another option to get a valid Vietnam visa – get visa on arrival. With the visa on arrival, you do not need to contact the Vietnam embassy/consulate, but fill out the online application form, get visa approval letter delivered to your email and get visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport. This process is very simple and hassle free. It works very well in case you are far from the embassy of Vietnam or need an urgent Vietnam visa.

I hold a Hong Kong passport. Do I need to obtain a visa to visit Vietnam?

Yes. At the moment, all Hong Kong passport holders need to obtain a valid visa to Vietnam for any purpose.