Vietnam Embassy in Laos - Visa Information & How to Apply

Available Visas Visa Requirements Visa Information Get This Visa
Business Visa required For business travelers holding Lao passports who visit Vietnam for signing contacts, attending conferences or other business activities. Get it as soon as
Tourist Not required 30 days For Lao passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 18:30 - Thursday - 06 June, 2024 ( 9 days 9 hours from now)
Work Visa required For Lao nationals who intend to work in Vietnam.
Student Visa required For students from Laos who plan to study in Vietnam.

Embassies and Consulates of Vietnam in Laos


No. 85, 23 Singha Road, Ban Phonxay, Saysettha District, Vientiane, Laos

+ 856 2145 1990 or +856 2141 3403

+856 2141 3379

Office hours
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Open now)

Time Right Now
Vientiane: Tuesday May 28, 2024 08:50 AM (Asia/Vientiane)


Embassy of Vietnam in Vientiane, Laos
Luang Prabang

No. 15/II, Wat That Village, Phothisalath Road Luang Prabang Laos

+856 71 254 748

+856 71 254 746

Office hours
Monday - Friday: 8.00 am - 11:30 am and 13:30pm - 17:00pm (Open now)

Time Right Now
Luang Prabang: Tuesday May 28, 2024 08:50 AM (Asia/Vientiane)

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Embassy of Vietnam in  Luang Prabang, Laos

No.118, Sisavangvong, Kayson Phomvihan district, Savannakhet province, Laos

+856 41 2124 18 or +856 20 5541 259

+856 41 2121 82

Office hours
Monday - Friday: 08:30 AM to 12:00 PM and 14:00 PM to 17:00 PM (Open now)

Time Right Now
Savannakhet: Tuesday May 28, 2024 08:50 AM (Asia/Vientiane)


Consulate General of Vietnam in Savanakhet, Laos

No.21 Rd, Pakxé, Laos

+ 856 3121 4199 or +856 3125 2947

+856 3121 2058 or +856 3121 4140

Office hours
From 7:30 to 11:30 and 14:00 to 16:30, Monday through Friday (Open now)

Time Right Now
Pakse: Tuesday May 28, 2024 08:50 AM (Asia/Vientiane)


Consulate General of Vietnam in Pakse, Laos

How to apply

Lao passport holders or foreign passports living in Laos can choose between 03 available methods below to apply for a visa to Vietnam.

E-visa application

To apply for an e-visa online from Laos, please follow these steps:

  1. Access our online e-visa application form.
  2. Upload .jpg images of your Lao passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
  3. Make the payment for the e-Visa fee (47 USD ~ 853380 LAK)
  4. Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 18:30 PM, local Vientiane time on 06 June 2024.
  5. Receive evisa by email or download it on our status page.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Laos, 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 applicants who plan to arrive Vietnam by air from Laos. 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.

Tips: None

Visa on arrival price (Price quoted in LAK)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 217884.3 LAK 435768.5 LAK
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 254198.3 LAK 472082.6 LAK
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 363140.4 LAK 581024.7 LAK
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 453925.6 LAK 671809.8 LAK
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 1634132.0 LAK 1979115.4 LAK
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 1724917.1 LAK 2069900.5 LAK
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 1997272.5 LAK 2523826.1 LAK
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 2269627.8 LAK 2796181.4 LAK

*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 Kip, click here to see our latest price in USD.

2024 Public Holiday Schedules in Laos

To observe the public holidays of Vietnam and Laos, the embassy/consulate offices may close on the following holidays of 2024.

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Children's Day 01 June 2024Saturday3 days, 15 hours
June Solstice 21 June 2024Friday23 days, 15 hours
Vietnamese Family Day 28 June 2024Friday30 days, 15 hours
Independence Day 02 September 2024Monday96 days
September Equinox 22 September 2024Sunday116 days
Vietnamese Women's Day 20 October 2024Sunday144 days
Halloween 31 October 2024Thursday155 days
National Day 02 December 2024Monday187 days
December Solstice 21 December 2024Saturday206 days
Christmas Eve 24 December 2024Tuesday209 days