How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Thakhek

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Embassy of Vietnam in Thakhek

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Savannakhet (93.7 km)
Address No.118, Sisavangvong, Kayson Phomvihan district, Savannakhet province, Laos
Phone +856 41 2124 18 or +856 20 5541 259
Distance 93.7km (58.2mi)
Travel Time
  • Drive total time 1h 56m
Current time in Thakhek Monday Nov 18, 2019 04:36 AM

How to get from Thakhek to the embassy in Savannakhet

How to apply

Lao nationals and foreign visitors living in Thakhek, Laos can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Savannakhet 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 Thakhek, 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 Thakhek to Vietnam (Average flight time between Thakhek and Vietnam is about 0h hours, 41 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.