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We are sorry to inform that there is currently no Vietnam Embassy in Melbourne, Australia.

If you would like to obtain Vietnam visa, please choose 1 of 2 following options:


Follow 3 simple steps to obtain Vietnam visa on arrival

Step 1:

Fill in the secured application form with required information such as full name, date of birth, passport number, arrival date, etc.

Double check correct information

Make payment for service fee via Credit/ Debit Card via OnePay/ PayPal or Western Union

Step 2:

Wait for 2 working days (normal service) or 1 working day (urgent service) to get Visa Approval Letter issued by Vietnam Immigration Department via email.

Step 3:

Get full visa stamped at Vietnam airport check-in counter by presenting Visa Approval Letter, passport, 02 passport-sized photos, hard copy of Vietnam Entry & Exit form, and stamping fee to Immigration Officer.

Frequently asked questions

An Australian wishing to apply for Vietnam visa. Please let me know the difference between a single entry visa and a multiple entry visa for Vietnam?

As their names indicate, there is a big difference between these two types of visa which lies in number of entries into Vietnam.
  • With single entry visa: You are permitted to enter Vietnam ONCE during your visa validity. After you exit Vietnam, you visa will automatically become invalid. If you would like to re-enter you need to apply for multiple entry visa.
  • With multiple entry visa: You can enter and exit Vietnam many times as you want during your visa validity.

I’m in Australia but I’m not citizen of this country. Can I obtain Vietnam visa at Vietnam Embassy in Canberra or Vietnam Consulate in Perth, or Vietnamese Consulate in Sydney? Or should I come back to my country to obtain it?

In case a Vietnam visa is required for your trip, you can apply for Vietnam visa at Vietnam Embassy in Canberra, or Vietnamese Consulate in Sydney or Vietnam or Vietnam Consulate in Perth or Vietnam Embassy in any country which is convenient for you.
But before you go ahead, please be kindly informed that in case you are traveling to Vietnam by air, you have another option to obtain a Vietnam visa – VIETNAM VISA ON ARRIVAL. For full guide to get a visa for Vietnam from Australia, please read more on: https://www.vietnam-visa.com/guide/australia/

In case I have got my visa approval letter to get visa on arrival, do I need to communicate the Vietnam embassy in Sydney, Australia?

No. In case you use visa on arrival to Vietnam, you have nothing to work with Vietnam embassy regarding your Vietnam visa. You only need to print the letter out, bring it together with you to the airport with other documents to get visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport.

I’m Australian. How can I obtain my Vietnam visa?

At the moment, there are up to 2 ways to obtain a Vietnam visa for you – an Australian citizen, namely:
  1. Getting a visa on arrival (highly recommended if you are traveling to Vietnam by air, as it is convenient and simple to apply. You only need to submit an online Vietnam visa application which requires no document, just little information), get visa approval letter via email and then get visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport); OR
  2. Getting visa at Vietnam embassy in Australia or in any country which is convenient for you if you are not traveling to Vietnam by air.

I’m Australian passport holder. Do I need to obtain Vietnam visa for my trip to Vietnam?

Please be kindly informed that, at the moment, all Australians need to obtain a valid visa for every of their trips to Vietnam, regardless of length of their stay in the country and purpose of travel. It means that, as an Australian, you need to get a Vietnam visa to visit Vietnam.