Vietnam embassy in Singapore

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


10 Leedon Park St., SINGAPORE 267887
(65) 64625994
(65) 6462 5936

Vietnam VISA Guide

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

  • Directly contact the Vietnam Embassy to apply for a visa; OR
  • Apply for a visa on arrival if traveling to Vietnam by air.
Each option has its own advantages and disadvantages:

Frequently asked questions

Opening hours of Vietnam Embassy in Singapore? Days off of this office?

Working times: From Monday to Friday: 09.00 hrs – 12.00 hrs, 15.00 hrs – 17.00 hrs

Days off: Vietnam Embassy in Singapore will off in public holidays. Public holidays 2016 (for reference):




New Year’s Day






Lunar New Year Festival

Lunar New Year Festival

Lunar New Year Festival




Hung Kings Memorial Day




International Labor Day




Vietnam’s National Day

If you find it difficult to come to Vietnam Embassy in Singapore in their working time or you have to visit this office at their days off to do your business such as applying for Vietnam Visa, kindly consider applying Vietnam Visa On Arrival via:

I’m Singaporean. What is the penalty for overstaying my visa in Vietnam?

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, or you can facilitate our visa extension service

I’m not Singaporean citizen but I’m currently residing in this country. Can I apply for Vietnam visa at Vietnam embassy in Singapore or do I need to come back to my home country to apply for it?

You CAN apply for Vietnam visa at Vietnam embassy/consulate in Singapore. But before you go, we recommend you check your Vietnam visa requirement to save your money in case you do not need one.

I am not traveling to Vietnam by air, so I need to obtain Vietnam visa at Vietnam embassy. But I wonder whether I can obtain it via the embassy in Laos or Cambodia before Vietnam, as my place is not close to Vietnam embassy in Singapore.

Yes. You can apply for Vietnam visa at any Vietnam embassy/consulate Laos or Cambodia whichever is convenient for you.

However, please kindly note that the visa procedure may vary from embassy to embassy, so you need to contact the embassy you wish to apply for visa with for details about the document requirements as well as processing time to best prepare for your trip to Vietnam.

In case I need Vietnam visa, how do I get it? I’m Singaporean passport holder.

Please be kindly informed that, as a Singaporean citizen, you may have two ways to obtain a visa for Vietnam as follows:
  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 Singapore or in any country which is convenient for you if you are not traveling to Vietnam by air.

I’m Singaporean. Do I need to obtain Vietnam visa for my visit to your country?

No. At the moment, you do not need to obtain Vietnam visa for every single stay of no more than 30 days in Vietnam. You only need to obtain Vietnam visa if you wish to extend your stay in Vietnam for more than 30 days without leaving the country and coming back.