How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Dandong


Embassy of Vietnam in Dandong

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Dandong, China. Travellers from Dandong can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Beijing for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Beijing (677.1 km)
Address 32 Guanghua Rd, JianWai DaJie, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China
Phone +86 10 6532 1155
Distance 677.1km (420.7mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly total time 3h 18m
  • Train total time 6h 8m
  • Train via Shanhaiguan total time 7h 32m
  • Drive total time 8h 37m
Current time in Dandong Tuesday Nov 29, 2022 10:01 AM

How to get from Dandong to the embassy in Beijing

How to apply

Chinese nationals and foreign visitors living in Dandong, China can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Beijing 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 Dandong, 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 Dandong to Vietnam (Average flight time between Dandong and Vietnam is about 4 hours, 35 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.