How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Santiago


Embassy of Vietnam in Santiago

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Santiago, Cuba. Travellers from Santiago can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Havana for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Havana (765.4 km)
Address # 1802, 5ta. Avenide, Esquina A 18, Miramarm Playa., La Habana, Cuba
Phone +53 7 2041 501
Distance 765.4km (475.6mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly from Santiago total time 3h 57m
  • Train to Holguin, fly total time 6h 9m
  • Train total time 15h 56m
  • Drive total time 11h 49m
Current time in Santiago Monday Feb 06, 2023 17:49 PM

How to get from Santiago to the embassy in Havana

How to apply

Cuban nationals and foreign visitors living in Santiago, Cuba can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Havana 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 Santiago, 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 Santiago to Vietnam (Average flight time between Santiago and Vietnam is about 25 hours, 45 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.