How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Lyon


Embassy of Vietnam in Lyon

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Lyon, France. Travellers from Lyon can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Paris for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Paris (396.8 km)
Address 61 Rue de Miromesnil, 75008 Paris, France
Phone +33 01 4414 6400
Distance 396.8km (246.5mi)
Travel Time
  • Train total time 2h 2m
  • Train via Lyon-Perrache total time 2h 15m
  • Train SNCF total time 6h 59m
  • Drive total time 4h 18m
  • Fly to Paris Orly, train total time 3h 8m
  • Fly to Paris CDG total time 3h 27m
Current time in Lyon Tuesday Jun 02, 2020 00:50 AM

How to get from Lyon to the embassy in Paris

How to apply

French nationals and foreign visitors living in Lyon, France can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Paris 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 Lyon, 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 Lyon to Vietnam (Average flight time between Lyon and Vietnam is about 15 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.