How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Bucaramanga


Embassy of Vietnam in Bucaramanga

There currently is NO embassy or consulate of Vietnam in Bucaramanga, Colombia. Visitors from Bucaramanga can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Caracas, Venezuela for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Caracas (781.6 km)
Address 6ta Avenida entre 8va y 9na Transversal, Quinta El Cigarral, Altamira, Chacao 1060-025 D.F, Caracas, Venezuela
Phone +58 212 6357 402(Dial +58 when calling from Bucaramanga)
Distance 781.6km (485.6mi)
Travel Time
  • Drive to Santo Domingo, fly total time 6h 20m
  • Bus, drive to La Fria, fly total time 9h 7m
  • Fly from Bucaramanga total time 11h 49m
  • Bus, drive total time 18h 59m
  • Drive total time 14h 26m
Current time in Bucaramanga Wednesday Mar 29, 2023 19:05 PM ( 0.5 hour behind of Caracas, Venezuela)

How to get from Bucaramanga to the embassy in Caracas

How to apply

Colombian nationals and foreign visitors living in Bucaramanga, Colombia can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Caracas 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 Bucaramanga, 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 Bucaramanga, Colombia (Average flight time between Bucaramanga and Vietnam is 28 hours, 8 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.