How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Pakxan


Embassy of Vietnam in Pakxan

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Pakxan, Laos. Travellers from Pakxan can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Vientiane for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Vientiane (117.0 km)
Address No. 85, 23 Singha Road, Ban Phonxay, Saysettha District, Vientiane, Laos
Phone + 856 2145 1990 or +856 2141 3403
Distance 117.0km (72.7mi)
Travel Time
  • Drive total time 2h 21m
Current time in Pakxan Monday Jun 05, 2023 13:02 PM

How to get from Pakxan to the embassy in Vientiane

How to apply

Lao nationals and foreign visitors living in Pakxan, Laos can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Vientiane 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 Pakxan, 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 Pakxan to Vietnam (Average flight time between Pakxan and Vietnam is about 0h hours, 37 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.