Visa to VietNam


I. To apply for a visa to come to Viet Nam, you have the following options:


1. Apply in-person at the Embassy of Viet Nam in Washington D.C. (if you have obtained a visa approval by the competent authorities of Viet Nam) – Click here


2. Apply by mail to the Embassy of Viet Nam(if you have obtained a visa approval by the competent authorities of Viet Nam)- Click here.


3. Apply for an e-visa - Click here to access the link administered by the Immigration Department, Ministry of Public Security of Viet Nam.





II. Processing time (at the Embassy of Viet Nam)


Standard: Three (03) business days after submission of complete application with all required documentation.


Expedited service: 24-hour processing time (additional fee is required). Kindly attach an Expedited service or URGENT note/label on your envelope or in your application package.


III. Other important notices


* Make sure youcheck all personal information printed on your visa. In case you find any inaccuracy, please contact the Embassy immediately for correction.


* If you travel in a group (two or more): combined payment can be made by one money order or check for the whole group. All applications can be sent in one envelope and the visas can be sent back in one return envelope.


 * Duration of stay: the length of your visa validity is indicated on the visa. You canonly enter Viet Nam from the date of entry printedon the visa and must leaveby the end of the expiration date.


* The Embassy reserves the right to request further information and documentation from applicants and reject any visa application without explanation.


IV. For more information, please contact the Consular Division of the Embassy:


* Business hours: 9:00 A.M – 12:00 P.M and 02:00 P.M – 04:30 P.M from Monday through Friday, except on Viet Nam and United States holidays.


- Address: 1233 20th Street NW, Suite 400, Washington D.C., 20036.


- Telephone: (202) 716 8666; (202) 615 4141; (202) 999 6938.


- Fax: 202-861-0917


- Email:


* In case of emergency, you may contact the Embassy's hotline at 202-716-8666.