How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Melbourne


Embassy of Vietnam in Melbourne

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Canberra (460.5 km)
Address M425+CM Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Phone +61 26286 6059 and +61 2 6290 1556
Distance 460.5km (286.1mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly total time 3h 23m
  • Bus Firefly Express total time 9h 5m
  • Train, bus total time 9h 17m
  • Drive total time 6h 52m
Current time in Melbourne Monday May 29, 2023 16:02 PM

How to get from Melbourne to the embassy in Canberra

How to apply

Australian nationals and foreign visitors living in Melbourne, Australia can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Canberra 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 Melbourne, 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 Melbourne to Vietnam (Average flight time between Melbourne and Vietnam is about 12 hours, 49 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.