How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Santa Marta


Embassy of Vietnam in Santa Marta

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Panama City (722.0 km)
Address Local 3, Piso 10, Edificio Banco Atlantico, Calle 50 y 53, Panama
Phone +507 6990 3656(Dial +507 when calling from Santa Marta)
Distance 722.0km (448.6mi)
Travel Time
  • Bus to Barranquilla, fly total time 6h 1m
  • Fly from Santa Marta total time 7h 25m
  • Bus to Cartagena, fly total time 9h 43m
Current time in Santa Marta Monday May 29, 2023 00:24 AM None

How to get from Santa Marta to the embassy in Panama City

How to apply

Colombian nationals and foreign visitors living in Santa Marta, 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 Santa Marta, 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 Santa Marta, Colombia (Average flight time between Santa Marta and Vietnam is 27 hours, 23 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.