How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Bulgaria

Available Visas Visa Requirements Visa Information Get This Visa
Business Visa required For business travelers holding Bulgarian passports who visit Vietnam for signing contacts, attending conferences or other business activities. Get it as soon as 18:00 - February 02, 2023
Tourist Visa required For Bulgarian passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 10:00 - January 30, 2023
Work Visa required For Bulgarian nationals who intend to work in Vietnam.
Student Visa required For students from Bulgaria who plan to study in Vietnam.

Embassies and Consulates of Vietnam in Bulgaria


1, Jetvarka Street 1113 Sofia Bulgaria

+359 2 963 2609

+359 2 963 3658

Office hours
Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm (Close now)

Time Right Now
Sofia: Sunday Jan 29, 2023 23:23 PM (Europe/Sofia)


Embassy of Vietnam in Sofia, Bulgaria

How to apply

Bulgarian passport holders or foreign passports living in Bulgaria can choose between 02 available methods below to apply for a visa to Vietnam.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Bulgaria, 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 applicants who plan to arrive Vietnam by air from Bulgaria. 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.


Visa on arrival price (Price quoted in BGN)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 20.5 BGN 41.0 BGN
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 23.9 BGN 44.4 BGN
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 34.1 BGN 54.6 BGN
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 42.7 BGN 63.2 BGN
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 153.7 BGN 186.1 BGN
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 162.2 BGN 194.6 BGN
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 187.8 BGN 237.3 BGN
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 213.4 BGN 262.9 BGN

*Above price does NOT include stamping fee at Vietnam airport which is 25 USD for single entry (1 month/3 month) and 50 USD multiple entry (1 month/3 month). The price is quoted in Lev, click here to see our latest price in USD.

2023 Public Holiday Schedules in Bulgaria

To observe the public holidays of Vietnam and Bulgaria, the embassy/consulate offices may close on the following holidays of 2023.

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Day of Remembrance and Respect to Victims of the Communist Regime 01 February 2023Wednesday1 days, 19 hours
Baba Marta 01 March 2023Wednesday29 days, 19 hours
Liberation Day 03 March 2023Friday31 days
March Equinox 20 March 2023Monday48 days
Daylight Saving Time starts 26 March 2023Sunday54 days
Good Friday 14 April 2023Friday73 days
Holy Saturday 15 April 2023Saturday74 days
Easter Sunday 16 April 2023Sunday75 days
Easter Monday 17 April 2023Monday76 days
Labor Day 01 May 2023Monday90 days