How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Latvia

Available Visas Visa Requirements Visa Information Get This Visa
Business Visa required For business travelers holding Latvian passports who visit Vietnam for signing contacts, attending conferences or other business activities. Get it as soon as 18:00 - June 01, 2023
Tourist Visa required For Latvian passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 15:20 - May 29, 2023
Work Visa required For Latvian nationals who intend to work in Vietnam.
Student Visa required For students from Latvia who plan to study in Vietnam.

Embassies and Consulates of Vietnam in Latvia

There is no embassy of Vietnam in Riga, Latvia at the moment.
Please find the information below for the nearest embassy of Vietnam.

Nearest Embassy
Embassy of Vietnam in Helsinki Finland
(It is a 363.8 km distance from Riga with 0h hours, 36 minutes flight)
Kulosaarentie 12, 00570 Helsinki, Finland

+358 9 622 99 011
To call the embassy from Latvia, please dial +358

Office hours
Monday to Friday : 09h00- 12h00 in the morning and 14h00- 17h00 in the afternoon (Open now)

Time Right Now
Riga: 09:20 AM, Monday 29 May 2023
Helsinki: 09:20 AM, Monday 29 May 2023
Time Difference: None

Embassy of Vietnam in Helsinki Finland

How to apply

Latvian passport holders or foreign passports living in Latvia can choose between 02 available methods below to apply for a visa to Vietnam.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Latvia, 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 Latvia. 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 LVL)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 12 LVL 24 LVL
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 14 LVL 26 LVL
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 20 LVL 32 LVL
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 25 LVL 37 LVL
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 90 LVL 109 LVL
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 95 LVL 114 LVL
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 110 LVL 139 LVL
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 125 LVL 154 LVL

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

2023 Public Holiday Schedules in Latvia

To observe the public holidays of Vietnam and Latvia, the embassy/consulate offices may close on the following holidays of 2023.

Holidays Date Day Counting down
June Solstice 21 June 2023Wednesday22 days, 10 hours
Midsummer Eve 23 June 2023Friday24 days, 10 hours
Midsummer 24 June 2023Saturday25 days, 10 hours
September Equinox 23 September 2023Saturday116 days
All Saints' Day 04 November 2023Saturday158 days
Father's Day 12 November 2023Sunday166 days
Independence Day 06 December 2023Wednesday190 days
December Solstice 22 December 2023Friday206 days
Christmas Eve 24 December 2023Sunday208 days
Christmas Day 25 December 2023Monday209 days

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