How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Xiamen


Embassy of Vietnam in Xiamen

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Hong Kong (467.9 km)
Address 15/F, Great Smart Tower, 230 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China
Phone +852 2591 4517 or +852 2591 4510
Distance 467.9km (290.7mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly to Hong Kong, subway total time 2h 22m
  • Fly to Macau, ferry total time 3h 58m
  • Fly to Shenzhen, bus total time 3h 15m
  • Train China Railways D-Class total time 4h 38m
  • Train total time 5h 6m
  • Drive total time 6h 34m
Current time in Xiamen Thursday Dec 08, 2022 19:03 PM

How to get from Xiamen to the embassy in Hong Kong

How to get from Xiamen to the embassy in Hong Kong

How to apply

Chinese nationals and foreign visitors living in Xiamen, China can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Hong Kong 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 Xiamen, 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 Xiamen to Vietnam (Average flight time between Xiamen and Vietnam is about 2 hours, 11 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.