2024 Holiday Calendar

2024 Holiday Calendar

The Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the United States of America will be closed in observance of the following Vietnamese and American holidays in 2024:





New Year’s Day (VN-US)




Martin Luther King Day (M)    

Vietnam - US relations highlighted at CSIS seminar

A seminar on Vietnam-US relations was held on January 23 in Washington, D.C., by the Washington-based Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), with the participation of many officials, parliamentarians, scholars, and representatives of the American business community. Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son sent a pre-recorded speech in order to welcome the event.


Ambassador Nguyen Quoc Dzung attends the ASEAN Ambassadors Tour to promote trade and investment with the United States

From October 16 to 20, 2023, Ambassador Nguyen Quoc Dzung attended the sixth annual ASEAN Ambassadors’ Tour hosted by the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC). This year’s Tour focused on promoting greater awareness of the political and economic significance of America’s relationship with ASEAN and the dynamic relationships among each of the ten ASEAN nations.

Important notice on the Embassy’s schedule

The Embassy's Chancery at Suite 400, 1233 20th St NW, Washington D.C. 20036 will open from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Tuesday and Thursday. All consular services will be provided at the Consular Division of the Embassy. Hours of operation: from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. 

Hotline 24/7: (202) 716-8666; (202) 615-4141 or (202) 999-6938

Vietnam Spark Board meets to support Vietnam in COVID-19 fight, post-pandemic recovery

Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States Ha Kim Ngoc has highly appreciated and expressed his hope that the Vietnam Spark Plan would help set forth breakthrough initiatives for Vietnam to overcome challenges and maintain strong development momentum.

Ambassador’s visit strengthens Vietnam’s ties with US state

Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc paid a working visit to Utah on July 13-14 to discuss ways to enhance cooperation between this state and Vietnamese partners and seek support in COVID-19 vaccine supply.

Vietnam, US look to boost comprehensive partnership

Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc on June 23 met with Republican Senator Dan Sullivan of Alaska state to discuss measures aimed at further promoting the Vietnam - US comprehensive partnership.

Vietnamese expats in US celebrate Tet in virtual gathering

The Embassy of Vietnam in the US hosted a virtual gathering on February 5 for the first time to celebrate the Tet (Lunar New Year) with Vietnamese people and international friends living in the US.

Ambassador Ha Kim Ngoc had phone call with congressman Ami Bera

On May 21, 2020, in Washington DC, the Viet Nam Ambassador to the United States Ha Kim Ngoc had a telephone conversation with Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation to discuss Viet Nam-U.S. Comprehensive Partnership and bilateral cooperation in coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam contributes to ASEAN-US cooperation in trade, finance

In a recent working session in Washington between ASEAN countries’ ambassadors to the US with representatives of the US Trade and Development Agency and the Export - Import Bank of the US, Vietnamese Ambassador Ha Kim Ngoc highly valued the ASEAN - US strategic partnership, adding that Vietnam attaches great importance to its comprehensive partnership with the US.