If you are living or residing in Islamabad and planning to visit Vietnam, you may want to know how to get Vietnam visa in Islamabad.
This guide is specifically written for:
Pakistan passport holders living in Islamabad, and
Foreign passport holders residing in Islamabad.
Travelers may have up to two options to get Vietnam visa from Islamabad, Pakistan:
Get visa at Vietnam Embassy in Islamabad, or
Apply online and get visa on arrival at Vietnam airport
Now let’s learn how to get Vietnam visa in Islamabad in details:
1. Visa at Local Vietnam Embassy in Islamabad
This option is for travelers residing in Islamabad who travel to Vietnam by air, bus, cruise or train.
Here is detailed contact of Vietnam embassy in Islamabad:
EMBASSY OF VIETNAM IN ISLAMABAD
House 117, Street 11, E7 Zone, Islamabad, Pakistan
00 92 51 2655785 | 2655787
00 92 51 2655783
To apply in person for a visa at Vietnam embassy in Islamabad, 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 Islamabad
Visa on arrival (VOA) is also known as visa at the airport. It is available for those who are living or residing in Islamabad 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.