How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Sofia

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Embassy of Vietnam in Sofia - Bulgaria

Address: 1, Jetvarka Street 1113 Sofia Bulgaria
Phone: +359 2 963 2609
Fax: +359 2 963 3658
Email: vnemb.bg@mofa.gov.vn
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Vietnam Embassy in Sofia

How to apply

Travellers from Sofia, Bulgaria can apply for a visa for Vietnam in person at the embassy of Vietnam in Sofia or apply for a pre-approved visa letter online to pick up the visa on arrival.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Sofia, 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 easy and convenient way to obtain a visa for Vietnam for Bulgarian applicants or foreign travellers residing in Sofia who plan to arrive in Vietnam by air from Sofia, 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.

Frequently asked questions, answered

1 - How do I make a visa appointment at the Vietnamese embassy/consulate in Sofia?

To contact the embassy for visa appointment or application in Sofia, please call: +359 2 963 2609. In most cases, a visa appointment is not required, you can visit the embassy in person to obtain the visa.

2 - What time does the embassy open?

The working hours of the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Sofia are from Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm.

3 - How long does it take to get a visa in Sofia?

An application for a tourist visa in Sofia may usually take 3-5 working days. However, processing time may vary on a case-by-case basis, please contact the embassy directly for assistance.

4 - How much is a tourist visa in Sofia?

Visa at embassy: please contact the embassy at +359 2 963 2609 for more information.
E-visa: 25 USD for 1 month single entry.
Visa on arrival stamping fee: 25 USD for single entry and 50 USD for multiple entry.

5 - Is it possible to renew my passport in Sofia?

Yes, that is possible. The process may take 7-10 working days.