How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Shimla


Embassy of Vietnam in Shimla

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Shimla, India. Travellers from Shimla can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in New Delhi for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in New Delhi (278.0 km)
Address 17, Kautilya Marg, Chanakya Puri, Malcha, New Delhi, Delhi 110021, India
Phone +91 11 2687 9868 (ext.17 general; ext.38 consular)
Distance 278.0km (172.7mi)
Travel Time
  • Taxi to Chandigarh, fly total time 3h 28m
  • Taxi to Kulu, fly total time 5h 20m
  • Train total time 5h 29m
  • Drive total time 5h 27m
Current time in Shimla Wednesday Mar 22, 2023 06:24 AM

How to get from Shimla to the embassy in New Delhi

How to apply

Indian nationals and foreign visitors living in Shimla, India can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in New Delhi 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 Shimla, 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 Shimla to Vietnam (Average flight time between Shimla and Vietnam is about 5 hours, 6 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.