Vietnam Embassy in Sofia - Visa Information & how to apply

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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.

E-visa application

To apply for an e-visa online from Sofia, please follow these steps:

  1. Access our online e-visa application form.
  2. Upload .jpg images of your Bulgarian passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
  3. Make the payment for the e-Visa fee (47 USD ~ 84 BGN)
  4. Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 13:30 PM, local Sofia time on 12 March 2024.
  5. Receive evisa by email or download it on our status page.

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.

Visa on arrival price (Price quoted in BGN)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 21.5 BGN 42.9 BGN
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 25.0 BGN 46.5 BGN
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 35.8 BGN 57.2 BGN
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 44.7 BGN 66.1 BGN
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 160.9 BGN 194.9 BGN
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 169.8 BGN 203.8 BGN
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 196.6 BGN 248.5 BGN
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 223.5 BGN 275.3 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.


Other locations in Bulgaria

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.