How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Almaty


Embassy of Vietnam in Almaty

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Travellers from Almaty can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Astana for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Astana (967.9 km)
Address Zhyloy St, Astana 020000, Kazakhstan
Phone +7 7172 26 61 62
Distance 967.9km (601.4mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly total time 3h 56m
  • Night train total time 12h 44m
  • Drive total time 17h 11m
Current time in Almaty Sunday Feb 05, 2023 16:17 PM

How to get from Almaty to the embassy in Astana

How to apply

Kazakhs nationals and foreign visitors living in Almaty, Kazakhstan can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Astana 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 Almaty, 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 Almaty to Vietnam (Average flight time between Almaty and Vietnam is about 6 hours, 4 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.