Vietnam Embassy & Consulate worldwide

Last update: Dec 09, 2019

Contacting the nearest Vietnam Embassy/Consulate is the traditional way to get a valid visa to Vietnam. It is especially beneficial for those who are close to the office of the embassy/consulate.

General requirements for getting a visa at Vietnam embassy

Those who are planning to apply for a visa to Vietnam at the embassy/consulate should ensure that:

  • Their passport is valid for at least 06 months following the date of entry into Vietnam;
  • Their passport has at least 2 blank pages.

Required documents for getting a Vietnam embassy visa

The required documents for getting a visa at Vietnam embassy/consulate may vary depending on the embassy/consulate with which you wish to submit your applications. But at least the following documents are required:

1
Original passport
meeting the requirements above
2
An application form
which is printed out from the website of the embassy with which you are applying for the visa, completed and glued with your photo
3
Sponsor letter from a Vietnam-based company
required for those who are applying for Vietnam business visa

Procedure for getting a Vietnamese visa at embassy

The procedure to get a visa at Vietnam embassy/consulate varies. Some embassies accept submissions by post and in person. But some accept in-person submissions only.

Here comes the normal procedure to get a Vietnam embassy visa:

  • Step 1: Prepare the documents and fees required by the embassy;
  • Step 2: Travel to the embassy to submit the application documents, pay for visa fee and also get arrangement note for visa processing, and then travel back to home and wait;
  • Step 3: Travel to the embassy again to get the visa and passport.

Important note:

To get a visa for Vietnam in this way, you should be aware that:

  • The visa documents and procedure vary depending on the embassy. So, to save your time and cost, you should call or email them for details before visiting the embassy;
  • The application form should be downloaded on the website of the embassy/taken right at the front desk of the embassy as it may not be the same for all embassies/consulate;
  • The Vietnam visa fee also varies depending on the embassy;
  • You get the visa stamped on your passport before your trip to Vietnam.
  • If you are flying to Vietnam and have no time to follow the procedure to get a visa for Vietnam at the embassy, you can consider applying online for Vietnam visa on arrival. Their differences can be found here.

VIETNAM EMBASSIES WORLDWIDE

(*) For information of Vietnam embassies/consulates in foreign countries, including their addresses, phone numbers and email, please select the corresponding country below.

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