Vietnam Consulate in Thakhek - Visa Information & How to apply

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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 Tuesday May 28, 2024 07:58 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.

E-visa application

To apply for an e-visa online from Thakhek, 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 Thakhek 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 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.

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.