Please note that this is a Non-official site which is operated by a private travel agency providing the approval letter service for visa on arrival. If you wish to apply for a visa before you go, please contact the embassy directly for assistance.
How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Costa Rica
|Available Visas||Visa Requirements||Visa Information||Get This Visa|
|Business||Visa required||For business travelers holding Costa Rican passports who visit Vietnam for signing contacts, attending conferences or other business activities.||Get it as soon as 14:00 - January 23, 2019|
|Tourist||Visa required||For Costa Rican passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes.||Get it as soon as 10:30 - January 21, 2019|
|Work||Visa required||For Costa Rican nationals who intend to work in Vietnam.|
|Student||Visa required||For students from Costa Rica who plan to study in Vietnam.|
Embassies and Consulates of Vietnam in Costa Rica
There is no embassy of Vietnam in San Jose, Costa Rica at the moment.
Please find the information below for the nearest embassy of Vietnam.
Embassy of Vietnam in Manila, Philippines
(It is a 244.4 km distance from San Jose with 0h hours, 24 minutes flight)
670 Pablo Ocampo, Malate, Manila, Philippines
+63 2 5216 843 ext 101
To call the embassy from Costa Rica, please dial +63
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and 14:00 - 17:00 (Close now)
Time Right Now
San Jose: 23:33 PM, Saturday 19 January 2019
Manila: 13:33 PM, Sunday 20 January 2019
Time Difference: Manila 14.0 hours ahead San Jose
How to apply
Costa Rican passport holders or foreign passports living in Costa Rica can choose between 02 available methods below to apply for a visa to Vietnam.
To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Costa Rica, 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
Visa on arrival is an alternative way to obtain a visa for Vietnam for applicants who plan to arrive Vietnam by air from Costa Rica. The process involves 4 simple steps:
- Submit an online form for the approval letter.
- Receive the approval letter by Email in 2 working days.
- Prepare photos, entry/exit form, stamping fee and the approval letter
- Arrive at Vietnam airport, present all documents above to get the visa stamped on passport.
Visa on arrival price (Price quoted in CRC)
|Visa Type||3 Working Days||1 Working Day|
|1 Month Single Entry (Tourist)||7174.1 CRC||14348.1 CRC|
|1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist)||8369.7 CRC||15543.8 CRC|
|3 Month Single Entry (Tourist)||11956.8 CRC||19130.9 CRC|
|3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist)||14946.0 CRC||22120.1 CRC|
|1 Month Single Entry (Business)||41848.7 CRC||59186.1 CRC|
|1 Month Multiple Entry (Business)||44837.9 CRC||62175.3 CRC|
|3 Month Single Entry (Business)||50816.3 CRC||68153.7 CRC|
|3 Month Multiple Entry (Business)||56794.7 CRC||74132.1 CRC|
*Above price does NOT include stamping fee at Vietnam airport which is 25 USD for single entry (1 month/3 month) and 50 USD multiple entry (1 month/3 month). The price is quoted in Colon, click here to see our latest price in USD.
2019 Public Holiday Schedules in Costa Rica
To observe the public holidays of Vietnam and Costa Rica, the embassy/consulate offices may close on the following holidays of 2018/2019.
|Tet Eve||04 February 2019||Monday||14 days, 11 hours|
|Tet Nguyen Dan||05 February 2019||Tuesday||15 days, 11 hours|
|Tet Holiday||06 February 2019||Wednesday||16 days, 11 hours|
|Tet Holiday||07 February 2019||Thursday||17 days, 11 hours|
|Tet Holiday||08 February 2019||Friday||18 days, 11 hours|
|Hung Kings' Temple Festival||15 April 2019||Monday||84 days|
|Reunification Day Holiday||29 April 2019||Monday||98 days|
|Reunification Day||30 April 2019||Tuesday||99 days|
|International Labor Day||01 May 2019||Wednesday||100 days|
|National Day||02 September 2019||Monday||224 days|