Vietnam Consulate in Pakse - Visa Information & how to apply

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Embassy of Vietnam in Pakse - Laos

Address: No.21 Rd, Pakxé, Laos
Phone: + 856 3121 4199 or +856 3125 2947
Fax: +856 3121 2058 or +856 3121 4140
Email: vnemb.la@mofa.gov.vn
Office hours: From 7:30 to 11:30 and 14:00 to 16:30, Monday through Friday
Vietnam Embassy in Pakse

How to apply

Travellers from Pakse, Laos can apply for a visa for Vietnam in person at the embassy of Vietnam in Pakse or apply for a pre-approved visa letter online to pick up the visa on arrival.

E-visa application

To apply for an e-visa online from Pakse, 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 Pakse 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 Pakse, 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 easy and convenient way to obtain a visa for Vietnam for Lao applicants or foreign travellers residing in Pakse who plan to arrive in Vietnam by air from Pakse, 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.

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.


Frequently asked questions, answered

1 - How do I make a visa appointment at the Vietnamese embassy/consulate in Pakse?

To contact the embassy for visa appointment or application in Pakse, please call: + 856 3121 4199 or +856 3125 2947. In most cases, a visa appointment is not required, you can visit the embassy in person to obtain the visa.

2 - What time does the embassy open?

The working hours of the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Pakse are from From 7:30 to 11:30 and 14:00 to 16:30, Monday through Friday.

3 - How long does it take to get a visa in Pakse?

An application for a tourist visa in Pakse may usually take 3-5 working days. However, processing time may vary on a case-by-case basis, please contact the embassy directly for assistance.

4 - How much is a tourist visa in Pakse?

Visa at embassy: please contact the embassy at + 856 3121 4199 or +856 3125 2947 for more information.
E-visa: 25 USD for 1 month single entry.
Visa on arrival stamping fee: 25 USD for single entry and 50 USD for multiple entry.

5 - Is it possible to renew my passport in Pakse?

Yes, that is possible. The process may take 7-10 working days.