How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Cairns


Embassy of Vietnam in Cairns

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Cairns, Australia. Travellers from Cairns can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Sydney for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Sydney (1963.5 km)
Address 205/203-233 New South Head Rd, Edgecliff NSW 2027, Australia
Phone +61 02 9327 1912 or +61 02 9327 2539
Distance 1963.5km (1220.1mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly total time 4h 26m
  • Train total time 39h 37m
  • Drive total time 28h 27m
Current time in Cairns Sunday Nov 28, 2021 00:47 AM

How to get from Cairns to the embassy in Sydney

How to apply

Australian nationals and foreign visitors living in Cairns, Australia can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Sydney or applying online for an approval letter to pick up the visa on arrival.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Cairns, the following documents are REQUIRED:

  • Valid passport for at least 06 months prior to your planned entry date (Travel documents or temporary passports may not be accepted)
  • Application form (Click here to download)
  • 02 recently taken passport sized photos (4*6cm)
  • Visa application fees

Apply for visa on arrival

Visa on arrival is an alternative way to obtain a visa for Vietnam for those who fly from Cairns to Vietnam (Average flight time between Cairns and Vietnam is about 10 hours, 5 minutes). The process involves 4 simple steps:

  1. Submit an online form for the approval letter.
  2. Receive the approval letter by Email in 2 working days.
  3. Prepare photos, entry/exit form, stamping fee and the approval letter
  4. Arrive at Vietnam airport, present all documents above to get the visa stamped on passport.