How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Medellin


Embassy of Vietnam in Medellin

There currently is NO embassy or consulate of Vietnam in Medellin, Colombia. Visitors from Medellin can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Panama City, Panama for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Panama City (586.6 km)
Address Local 3, Piso 10, Edificio Banco Atlantico, Calle 50 y 53, Panama
Phone +507 6990 3656(Dial +507 when calling from Medellin)
Distance 586.6km (364.5mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly to Panama City total time 5h 6m
  • Fly to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert total time 4h 36m
Current time in Medellin Wednesday Mar 22, 2023 07:15 AM None

How to get from Medellin to the embassy in Panama City

How to apply

Colombian nationals and foreign visitors living in Medellin, Colombia can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Panama City 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 Medellin, 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 Medellin, Colombia (Average flight time between Medellin and Vietnam is 28 hours, 17 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.